Editorial Assistant

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
STM
Category: 
Editorial
Region: 
London
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000012009

Our client, a well-renowned not-for-profit research society, is looking for a skilled Editorial Assistant to join their London team and assist in the publication process of one of their journals. The primary function of this role will be to support the editorial team.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:
·Supporting the peer review process including administration of Manuscript Central portal and journal sites
·Updating the user database
·Liaising with authors and referees, including inviting referees and chasing/progress reporting
·Tracking all submissions, generating regular performance reports
·Track data and generate findings reports
·Assist in the copy-editing of manuscripts that have been accepted following peer review
·Updating and maintaining the journal homepage
·Assisting with the newsletter and social media
·General admin duties

The successful candidate will be well organised, have an eye for detail with an interest in data. Someone with experience in an administrative or office based role along with a familiarity with the online peer review process would be advantageous. You will also have an interest in mental healthcare as well as excellent communication skills both written and verbal with strong Microsoft Office skills.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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