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Production Editor - Scientific Publishing

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


A leading biomedical publishing company has an excellent opportunity for a Scientific Production Editor to join their team. The position is currently fully remote, but when back in the office future plans will be to allow part homeworking.

As Production Editor you will:
- Direct and oversee the production of a UK biomedical journal from submission to early online publication, ensuring operation adherence to the organisation's working methods, procedures and systems.

- Be responsible for the day-to-day handling of the journal including submissions, peer review, accepting manuscripts, sending proofs, checking paper set-up, sending final proofs, creating invoices and checking payments.

-Act as intermediary between editors and authors regarding any issues related to ethics, figure manipulation, plagiarism and pre-published papers, and where necessary, raise queries with the Deputy Editor in Chief.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level within a science discipline and have previous experience working as a Production Editor within a publishing company. The company are also happy to consider applicants 1 year plus scientific publishing experience wishing to step-up into this role. Knowledge of InDesign is required.

On offer is a competitive starting salary, 35 hour working week and a range of benefits including a 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, your birthday off, health insurance and discounted gym membership.

Keywords: Production Editor, Production Assistant, Editor, Scientific, Medical, Pharma, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, Publishing, Publisher, Manuscript Publishing, London, Home- Based, Remote.

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: JG/ PE
  • Posted: 10th June 2021
  • Expires: 8th July 2021

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