Publishing Editor

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£24,682
Posted
13 Jun 2016
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Job Type
Graduate jobs

Joining our Publishing Department as a Graduate you will undergo a programme of structured training and development guided by experienced mentors within your team.  As a Publishing Editor the main purpose of your role is to contribute to the growth and quality of the journals through the day-to-day operation of the peer review, editing and publication processes for journal articles submitted to the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

This is a great opportunity to work with dynamic journal teams and researchers to ensure the Royal Society of Chemistry publishes high impact journals with the best science. You will be a critical part of the whole publishing process from initial submission through to final publication as well as providing support to Associate Editors or commissioning journal covers.  This is a varied role in which you will use your scientific knowledge daily to communicate the latest research to the chemical science community worldwide.  An essential part of your role will be to provide excellent customer service to our authors and reviewers. Read our Publishing Editor blog to find out more about what our Publishing Editors do.

We are looking for;

  • A good honours degree in science (chemical science normally preferred) is essential,
  • Experience of using computers for electronic mail, internet, file manipulation and word processing is essential,
  • Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure, prioritise and to meet deadlines,
  • Good attention to detail,
  • A proactive approach to problem solving is required,
  • Good communication skills in interacting with internal and external contacts are essential,
  • Proven ability to work well as a team,
  • Postgraduate experience and/or practical experience in STM publishing would be an asset. 

We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to be considered for our upcoming assessment centres.
For this role we recruit all year round and hold start dates throughout the year.