Editorial Assistant

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Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 35 days ago

Faculty Opinions, the award-winning literature recommendation service for the Life Science community is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its dynamic publishing team in Central London!

The role is based in central London comprising a mix of office and home working.

About the Editorial Assistant Role:

This role involves commissioning authors to write short article recommendation comments and/or review articles. The successful candidate should ideally be a life sciences/biomedical graduate with a natural ability to communicate concepts clearly and enthusiastically. They should also be organised, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, show a high level of accuracy and demonstrate an ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise tasks. Prior editorial experience would be beneficial but is not essential for this role as full training will be provided.

Editorial Assistant Duties:

Assist in building and running the authorship of Faculty Opinions.
Commission article recommendations and reviews.
Negotiating submission schedules with world-renowned scientists.

Editorial Assistant Requirements:

Life sciences/biomedical graduate (advantageous)
Good organisational and prioritisation skills
Excellent attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Good written and oral communication skills
Strong English language skills
Diplomacy/negotiation skills
Computer skills essential - especially internet searching
Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
Ability to handle multiple projects
Interest in science publishing

If you think that you are suitable for this Editorial Assistant role, please apply now!

Sciencenow Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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