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British Ecological Society
London 2.17 miles
£31,238 per year
Are you an anthusiastic individual with outstanding communication skills and an interest in developing your career in publishing?
PACT (Parents and Children Together)
Pimlico 1.27 miles
£49,067 - £59,971 per year plus £3,299 pa location allowance if based in London
We are looking for an Assistant Service Director to join us as we enter our next phase of growth and development.
Mental Health Foundation
London 1.63 miles
£25,000 - £28,000 per year
Thames Reach
Camberwell 2.75 miles
£26,136 inc. ILW + 6.5% employer contributory pension (with employee contributing 1.5%)
Epsom, Surrey 13.3 miles
£16,000 - £18,500 per year
EC1V, London 1.86 miles
£28,374 pa (inc. £4,570 London Weighting allowance) + excellent benefits
Thames Reach
Lambeth 1.05 miles
£24,054- £24,927 inl ILW & 6.5% employer contributory pension
Thames Reach
Lambeth 1.05 miles
£24,054- £24,927 inl ILW & 6.5% employer contributory pension
Engage Britain
United Kingdom
Up to £33,000 FTE and will be dependent on experience
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London, Greater London 2.17 miles
£31,238 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

About us

Our vision is for nature and people to thrive in a world inspired by ecology. The British Ecological Society is the oldest of its kind in the world, with over 6000 members worldwide, we publish six successful journals, an ecological book series and a quarterly membership magazine, the Niche.

We actively value the diversity and wide range of perspectives that people from different backgrounds bring to their work, to ecology and to our Society.

About you

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate with outstanding communication skills and an interest in further developing their career in publishing to join our publications team.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with relevant experience in academic publishing, who is looking for an interesting and varied role. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Assistant Editor will take overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of one of our world-renowned journals but will also work closely with the rest of the publications team.

About the role

12-month maternity cover

This role offers an opportunity to be part of an experienced journals team. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders. They will have demonstrable experience of working in academic publishing and have a good eye for detail. A proven interest in scientific publishing is essential and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject would be an advantage. Experience using ScholarOne or a similar journals database is desirable.

Core duties will include:

  • Managing a timely and fair peer review process for a successful international journal
  • Dealing with enquiries from authors, reviewers and editors
  • Maintaining accurate records of manuscript progress from submission to final acceptance or rejection
  • Contributing ideas for journal development and improvements to processes to Managing Editor and Editors
  • Providing regular reports to Editors and Managing Editor from ScholarOne on all aspects of manuscript processing
  • Liaising with publisher’s production department to ensure publication runs smoothly
  • Assisting in ongoing journal marketing and promotion via online campaigns, printed publicity and social media channels
  • Updating journal web pages to highlight new journal content
  • Developing and managing the journal blog in collaboration with the blog editor
  • Attending the BES annual conference and any other external relevant meetings as required.

A full job description, person specification, competencies and more about the role click on the link.

Refreshed on: 18 September 2020
Closing date: 30 September 2020
Job ref: AE2020
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