£32000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Job description


Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 dependent on experience

Location: Stratford, London (flexible working requests considered, and some travel required UK and internationally)

Contract type: Permanent, full-time 35 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2020, 23:55pm

Are you a collaborative individual looking to bring your experience to an academic publishing environment?

The Engagement & Commissioning Editor will have a passion for cancer research and be responsible for driving forward the commissioning, content management and strategic development of the British Journal of Cancer (BJC), as well as engaging with the wider cancer research community

BJC is an international journal that publishes research describing significant advances in clinical and translational cancer research. It also publishes high-quality reviews and thought-provoking comment on all aspects of cancer research so our Engagement & Commissioning Editor plays an important role in BJC's communication with the scientific and medical communities.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to…

  • Identify opportunities for BJC to better serve the cancer research community audience by staying up-to-date with the latest news and innovations in cancer research

  • Commission reviews and research highlights in line with the strategic priorities of BJC

  • Drive dissemination of the research published in the BJC and identify novel ways to highlight journal content to a wider scientific audience

  • Maintain strong working relationships with the Editor in Chief, Managing Editor and Editorial Assistants

To view a full job description please see our candidate pack here:

BJC publishes research across all cancer types and has a particular focus on metastasis, microenvironment, metabolism, immunology and immunotherapy, targeted and next-generation therapeutics, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, mechanisms of resistance, clinical trials, epidemiology, genomics and precision medicine, epigenomics and state-of-the art diagnostic approaches.

To join us in the role we are looking for an individual with…

  • An ability to find creative ways to engage the cancer research community

  • A clear understanding of the cancer research field and the latest developments

  • Knowledge of scientific, technical and/or medical publishing

  • Strong organisational and project management skills, and able to work efficiently within publication timeframes

  • Strong influencing skills and able to develop effective working relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you're as ambitious as we are, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2020, 23:55pm

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Posted on: 12 November 2020
Closed date: 22 November 2020
Job ref: R016387
Tags: Communications, PR, Policy/Research