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Desk Editor

Location:
Surrey
Salary:
Available on request
Date Posted:
05 Mar 2019
Advertising End Date:
05 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
7639
Job Description
An international and award-winning publisher of scientific books and journals is looking for a Desk Editor to work on publications for the dentistry market. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate with editorial experience to join a friendly team. This is a full-time, in-house position.

 

Key duties:

  • Format, edit and proofread manuscripts for upcoming books and journals according to company standards
  • Oversee projects from manuscript to publication
  • Upload, process and track articles through the online systems while maintaining good author relationships
  • Attend Editorial Board meetings in the UK and internationally when required
  • Liaise with colleagues in different departments and authors externally

Experience / skills required:

  • A Science degree would be an advantage with an understanding of book/journal publishing
  • Solid editorial experience in an STM or academic publishing environment
  • Strong organisational skills with experience working to deadlines and managing multiple projects at once
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and
  • Ability to work as a team and maintain good relationships with editors, authors and other departments
  • Excellent computer literacy (Microsoft package including Adobe Pro) with the ability to use publishing systems

 

Applications ASAP, please

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

Contact:             Parissa Bagheri

Tel:                    020 3574 4431

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