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Temp Editorial Administrator (Science publishing)

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
08 Aug 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
An Editorial Administrator is required to assist a medical publisher with administrative processes across a family of journals. Special responsibilities can include picture research, soliciting of clinical trials, managing author’s proposals and commissioning for review content. This role is starting around the end of August until February 2019  with extensions likely.  

Key duties:

  • Support the Editors in tracking manuscripts from submission to publication
  • Assist with the maintenance of databases (including training of others in the use of our manuscript database and web-submission system)
  • Be a primary contact for members of the editorial team and provide support, coaching, and training to Journal Office peers
  • Troubleshoot IT and other logistical matters, with relevant personnel
  • Answer enquiries from authors, editors, reviewers, and the public
  • Create and produce metrics reports, and to refine and present results efficiently in Excel 
  • Work with Operations Manager in refining regular reports where appropriate
  • Assist with the production and analysis of statistical data
  • Administer contributor and reviewer payments and trouble-shooting
  • Assist with the preparation of itineraries and the arrangement of national and international travel, accommodation and currency
  • Prepare and check expenses forms
  • Co-ordinate and maintain Lancet business continuity processes
  • Provide support and holiday and absence cover for colleagues
  • undertake any editorial support that the peer review editors may require as appropriate

Experience / skills required:

  • Science degree
  • Strong command of the English language
  •  High attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving and calm under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations ASAP to kelliemillar@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Kellie Millar

Tel:                    0203 574 4430

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