London, Greater London
£23,000 - £25,000 per year + Benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Publishing  Assistant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

£23,000 - £25,000 + Benefits


The Biochemical Society/Portland Press are seeking a proactive Publishing Assistant  to support the Portland Press Publishing team, working across the whole of the publishing directorate to help deliver implementations and modifications in publishing workflows, to relieve copyflow bottlenecks, to drive efficiency in responses to researchers and support first-class service to authors, reviewers and editors. The role also has responsibility for improving the accuracy of records in the editorial database, providing cover for some members of the team and taking on ad-hoc reporting/other projects as required. Working closely with the Managing Editor (Reviews) to prioritise work to help with delivery on specific publishing timelines and projects, the role will work across all products. Collaborating with members across the entire team you will help to improve and develop the end-to-end publishing offering.

Please note that this role would be home-based for at least the first 6 – 8 months and interviews will be virtual”.

For more information, please visit our website.

Please send a CV and covering letter by email via the button below. It is important that you DO NOT include your Personal Information i.e. name and contact details in your CV or Cover Letter

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 21st August 2020

It is important that you DO NOT include your Personal Information i.e. name and contact details in your CV or Cover Letter.

This is because the Society is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies to support staff from different backgrounds.

The Society takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.

Please note that due to limited resources it is not possible for the Society to acknowledge receipt of applications. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

“We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United Kingdom. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.”

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Refreshed on: 13 August 2020
Closed date: 21 August 2020
Job ref: BS0820
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