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The Biochemical Society-Portland Press - Commissioning Assistant

Location

UK, Remote

Posted

16 October 2020

Apply by

23 October 2020

Description

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.

The Biochemical Society/Portland Press are seeking an enthusiastic Commissioning Assistant to support the Managing Editor in the fully-commissioned titles in the publishing portfolio (three journals and the Society magazine). In this role, you will implement copyflow and pipeline-management plans and quality-assure submissions, overseeing the peer-review process for articles. 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.

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.

Please send a CV and covering letter via this link  https://biochemicalsociety.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=682d0fb5-f6f2-43b9-8f08-6acbd0684f74

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Package

Salary range between £23k-£25k + benefits

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