Journals Editor

Journals Editor

Institution of Civil Engineers

London, United Kingdom

Journals Editor


Permanent

Department:  Journals Editor

Reporting To: Journals Editorial Manager

Salary: £26,000 per annum

Location: Westminster

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Holiday: 23 + 2 fishing days per year

Date of Advertisement: 11/03/2019

Closing Date: 22/03/2019

Interview Date: TBA

The Role:

Working for a not-for-profit society publisher based in central London, you will be editorially responsible for a group of international peer-reviewed journals. We are looking for someone who has either a background in science, previous experience working for an STM publisher, or a strong understanding of the academic community and excellent communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that journals publish on time and to budget
  • Oversee themed journal issues
  • Provide Panels and freelance staff with a high level of support
  • Work with the author community and ICE contacts to invite new material
  • Ensure appropriate quality control procedures are in place
  • Promote published articles through social media

What we are looking for:

This role provides excellent career progression for someone with experience of working in a Journal editorial office. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills, as well as an understanding of journal publishing. This is not a writing or public relations role but applicants should be used to working as part of a team and be able to organise their time effectively. A high-level of computer literacy, attention to detail and excellent numeracy skills are also required.

ICE Group benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Up to eight per cent of salary contributed to a personal pension scheme
  • 24 hour employee support line
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to one year’s salary
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Big Gym membership savings with the Gymflex scheme

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To apply please email a CV and cover letter to buildyourfuture@ice.org.uk

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