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Deputy Managing Editor - Scientific Publishing

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


A Deputy Managing Editor with previous scientific / medical publishing is required to direct and oversee a biomedical publishing journal. The position is currently fully remote, but when back in the office future plans will be to allow part homeworking.

As Deputy Managing Editor, you will:
- Lead a team, which include providing editorial and management support, managing progress of team members and ensuring that they are adequately training and coached.

- Evaluate the output of editors, providing feedback on this output and preparing progress reports.

- You will perform first/ second edit of articles to ensure the production of well written articles.

- Check factual content and where necessary raise queries with the Senior Deputy Managing Editor or Managing Editor.

The successful candidate will have a degree in life sciences (ideally a PhD) and previous experience in a scientific/ medical publishing company with final reading experience. The company are seeking someone who has the potential to manage a team, therefore this is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Editor who is keen to progress from their current position.

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: Editing, Editorial, Managing Editor, Senior Editor, Editor, Scientific, Medical, Pharma, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, Publishing, Publisher, Manuscript Publishing, London, Home- Based, Remote.

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

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