Managing Editor - Journals (S)




A highly respected publisher of scientific publications, based in London is looking to recruit a motivated and resourceful Managing Editor to direct and oversee the editing and publication of their journal portfolio by leading a team of Deputy Managing Editors and Scientific Copy Editors.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a small team of deputy managing editors and scientific copy editors, including the provision of editorial and management.
  • Evaluating the output of Editors at all levels, providing feedback
  • Performing regular evaluations of Editors
  • Conducting the first/second round edit of articles, ensuring the production of well written, consistent and factually correct titles
  • Assessing author responses to edits and editorial comments
  • Ensuring new and existing team members are adequately trained
  • Acting as final arbiter of production values for the journals, including overseeing  consistency with the in-house style

This is a super new role and ideal for someone with proven journal editorial experience looking to step up and manage a small team.

The successful person will have:

  • A degree in biomedical science and a minimum of 1-2 years editing experience - Essential
  • Proven experience of producing high quality language and copy-edits and in-depth knowledge of the journal guidelines and policies.
  • The ability and motivation  to lead and motivate a team
  • The ability to manage high-quality work whilst driving deadlines
  • Strong IT skills, plus excellent communication skills

For further details of this exciting new role, please forward your CV and salary expectations to

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