UK Home Based

 

Production Editor – STM Journals – Part time

 

Competitive + Benefits

Our Client, an international non-for-profit STM society, is looking for a part time Production Editor to work a 21 hour week on a permanent basis to help manage the production of a growing portfolio of journals. This role could be fully home-based anywhere in the UK.

Industry  Scholarly Publishing STEM

Function  

Duration  Permanent

Type  Part Time

Start Date  ASAP

 

This role is exclusive to Telfer Partners.

Reporting to the Production and Operations Manager, the main responsibilities include:

  • Take a lead in the launch of new journals whilst adhering to production KPIs
  • Achieve production times in line with KPIs
  • Maintain excellent working relationship with key suppliers to ensure that content is delivered to the required standard
  • Develop contacts with new suppliers
  • Work very closely with typesetters to ensure that content is delivered to required standard
  • Liaise with platform providers, typesetters and submission system to ensure that coding requirements are clearly understood
  • Have a full understanding of coding requirements in order to troubleshoot issues
  • Ensure content is delivered and available in downstream systems/indexers
  • Generate timely statistical reports for Publishers
  • Working closely with Publishers and Publishing Assistants to ensure that publishing process and service to authors is of a standard in line with KPIs
  • Handle up to a maximum of 360 published articles per year
  • Check and coding supplier invoices.

Successful candidates will have at least 3 years’ experience in a production journal environment, be able to handle multiple projects and to plan and schedule resources to cope with fluctuating workload. Good IT skills including Adobe Acrobat and good working knowledge of XML and coding is required. Excellent Copyediting and proofreading skills along with a good awareness of latest production developments within the publishing industry is also required.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 585. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

Referral Scheme – Telfer Partners offer a referral reward if we fill this vacancy with someone you recommend. You can send us contact details of anyone you would like to recommend to enquiries@telferpartners.com.

 

Production Editor – STM Journals – Part time

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