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Production Editor

Healthcare Communications
Copy or Editor Team inc Dir
Production Team
London/ Office based
£24,000 - £24,000
Publishing

Role Overview

This is a great oppourtunity for a science graduate who is keen to establish a career in STM publishing. We are looking for someone who can apply enthusiasm and a scientific background in a fast-paced editorial environment. As a Production Editor you will take manuscripts through the production process to final print and online publication. You will work across a range of successful titles, and as a key role within the company you will have responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of the journals and graphics you work on.

Company Information

Our client are at the forefront of biomedical publishing, thy have a wide portfolio of journals and websites focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research.

Role Requirements

§ Using scientific knowledge to redraw graphics in Illustrator
§ Liaising with our external service providers
§ Corresponding with authors
§ Raising queries and making any necessary changes to their articles
§ Creating contents and cover pages
§ Validating background coding and posting articles online
§ Approving journals for print
§ Overseeing and implementing editorial processes to ensure all published content is of a high standard
§ Producing plain language summaries of publications utilising InDesign software

Person Specifications

Applicants should possess a graduate qualification in biomedical science, chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical science or a related field. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a strong attention to detail, excellent organisation and computer literacy skills, and have a proven understanding of the importance of scheduling and the ability to work to strict deadlines.
This is an ideal role to begin a career in STM publishing, with full training given to the successful candidate.

Package

They have a successful graduate scheme and the company is well balanced but has lots of younger people, so you would be joining a well established peer group.

There are clear progression paths and you will receive world class training and your first 6 months will be used to establish yourself into the industry and role.

– Competitive starter salary with 20% pay increase during first year at the company, linked to passing of probation and completion of 1 year
– Vibrant social committee, which organises events including summer and Christmas parties paid for by the company.
– £3k travel allowance for personal commuting costs per annum (£250 per month)
– 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and an extra day off for your birthday.
– Contributory pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution.
– Employee assistance programme for 24/7 support for mental health, work or personal issues etc.

Locations

Barnet
Borehamwood
Brent
Broxbourne
Camberwell
Camden
Chigwell
City of London
Clapham
Deptford
Ealing
East Central London
East London
Enfield
Fulham
Greenford
Greenwich
Hackney
Haringey
Harpenden
Harrow
Hatfield
Hayes
Ilford
Islington
Lewisham
Leyton
Loughton
North London
North West London
Northolt
Pinner
Putney
Radlett
Rickmansworth
Ruislip
South East London
South West London
Southall
St Albans
Stratford
Waltham Cross
Walthamstow
Wandsworth
Watford
Welwyn
Wembley
West Central London
West London
Westminster
Wimbledon
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Date Updated
26 Jun 2023
Job reference
71523
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