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The Biochemical Society - Commissioning Assistant


London, UK


09 July 2019

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07 August 2019


The Biochemical Society is one of the largest learned societies in the UK biosciences, dedicated to advancing the molecular bio sciences that underpin and explain the essential processes of life.

We are currently looking for an energetic Commissioning Assistant to join our team. The Biochemical Society’s Publishing team supports the work of the organisation and its wholly-owned publishing subsidiary, Portland Press Ltd.

In this role, you will build strong relationships with the scientific community, and the Guest Editors and Editorial Boards of the titles in particular. Using your initiative, you will maintain and improve the editorial system and, where needed, manage assignment of manuscript duties to Editorial Board members. You will work in close alignment with the Managing Editor to deliver on publishing targets and to support and help develop the content strategy for each title. Building up knowledge of editorial workflows, publishing policy and technology, you will also suggest improvements to departmental processes and procedures, and drive first-class author, reviewer and editor service.

Suitable candidates must be qualified to a degree level in the biosciences, and will ideally have some experience of working in STM / scholarly publication.

For more information, please visit our website.  To see the full job description, please click here .

Please send a CV and covering letter by email to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 7 August 2019


Salary range between £21k-£24k + benefits

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