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Graduate Assistant Editor | Scientific Publishing | North London | Easy Apply

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The Company:We’reat the forefront of Biomedical Publishing, focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research.Alongside publishing eBooks and journals, we also develop specialist knowledge networks and content hubs to allow professionals to easily connect and collaborate with their peers in niche scientific fields.

This is a permanentposition based in Finchley, North London, paying 24k per annum

Are you a science graduate who is keen to establish or further your career in STEM publishing and scicomms? Could you apply your enthusiasm and scientific background in a fast-paced editorial environment?

Reporting to the Senior Editor, in this role you will support content production, development on the digital sister of our core journal.As Assistant Editor you will assist with the management of our online resources on a day-to-day basis, working across a range of different editorial projects.

You will have responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of the content produced and commissioned, as well as writing news, interviews and other content.In this role you will develop content management, communication and editorial skills. Key responsibilities include: editing, writing/ commissioning and posting of news, articles and interviews;
social media channel management;
and supporting the Senior Editor where required across projects and marketing activities.

You will also work with the entire Digital team to share best practice in content and community management, sharing ideas for development and problem-solving.

Main Responsibilities:

Support content management & development
Community management & engagement
Maintain and cultivate effective external relationships
Maintain internal relationships
General support, including people support and training
Critical Result Areas:

Content Management & Development

Demonstrate strong understanding of scope of our journal, in order to be able to commission content, manage leaders/experts, and engage the community
Support the Senior Editor in planning and delivering web content to maintain value propositions of our journal to online customers, in line with the content strategy
Effectively produce or commission content, including news, interviews, articles and multimedia features, with timely upload to the site
Where required, assist the Senior Editor in the preparation of marketing assets, including eNewsletters)
Demonstrate a strong understanding of house style and quality control to ensure all content published is of the highest quality
Support the creation of new content based on feedback from customers and through co-ordination of Editorial department and alignment with department strategy
Where required, assist and lead on content generation and support on other e-communities
Community Management & Engagement

Manage social media accounts, ensuring that posts are effective and well-written.

Create engaging content and monitor shares, interactions and growth.

Seek support from Senior Editor as and when necessary
Supporting the Senior Editor in the effective execution of content strategy to fit business and development priorities
Where required, alongside Senior Editor and Publisher, monitor growth of registered users on the site, liaising with marketing on any campaigns/activities to promote engagement and improve outputs
Where required, assist and lead on community engagement on other e-communities
Maintain & Cultivate effective external relationships
Support the Senior Editor in management and engagement of the Ed Board, particularly in harnessing the Boards expertise to generate content
Assist the Senior Editor and Publisher in the cultivation of strategic relationships with valuable partners in the field
Develop key contacts in the field to support with content production and product growth
Maintain internal relationships

Work closely with Senior Editor and whole team to ensure day-to-day activity aligns with overarching business goals, and short- and long-term strategy
Where appropriate, work with in-house teams to force productive relationships and drive the eCommuntiy towards its editorial and commercial goals
General Support

Working with entire digital team to share best practice in community management and content production, sharing ideas for development and problem-solving
Collaborative team-working
Assist with training and support of team
The ideal candidate’s skills and attributes:

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s qualification in Biomedical Science, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical science, Chemistryor a related field at a 2:1 standard or above.

Attention to detail
Ability to work quickly, under pressure and to deadlines
Strong communication and networking skills
Organisation and time-management skills
Keen to build knowledge of digital publishing, community management and scicomms
Proven previous experience paid or voluntary of content production or journalism would be a strong bonus
Evidence of content experience could include extra-curricula university activities such as a student newsletters
We’recommitted to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome all qualified applications from a diverse range of candidates.

*No cover letters, please submit your CV to be considered*