Journal Production Editor

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Academic, STM
Category: 
Editorial, Production
Region: 
South East
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000013760

We are thrilled to be working with a leading medical publisher looking for a Journal Production Editor to coordinate the production of journal content and ensure publication process runs efficiently.

The role can be mostly remote, with ideally fortnightly visits to the Buckinghamshire office.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with authors and suppliers to ensure a successful delivery of manuscripts through to final product
  • Coordinating workflow of accepted submissions
  • Conducting quality checks on manuscript proofs to ensure consistency of style and accuracy
  • Coordinating deadlines and deliverables with external collaborators such as sub-editors, indexers and peer reviewers
  • Acting as arbiter on issues that may arise around images, permissions, and ethics

This role will require knowledge of journal publishing and production, preferably coming from a scientific or medical publishing environment. We are looking for strong editorial skills, an understanding of digital workflows, and knowledge of manuscript management through publishing systems (Scholar One and/or Editorial Manager ideally).

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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