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Exclusive Senior Editor, Team Manager – OA Journals (Behavioural and Social Sciences)


£ Competitive + Benefits

Our client, a leading and growing not-for-profit STM Open Access journal publisher, is looking for a Senior Editor, Team Manager (Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences, Neuroscience, and Mental Health) to join its multidisciplinary OA Journals team.

Industry  STEM


Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


This role is exclusive to Telfer Partners.

The Senior Editor, Team Manager is the strategic lead in their subject area and in coordination with, and reporting to the Senior Managing Editor, they are responsible for creating and implementing a vision for their OA content. The main responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing manuscripts through the editorial process to ensure fast & thorough review
  • Managing a team of editors to ensure efficient submission handling for their subject areas
  • Supporting Editors and resolving issues that arise during manuscript handling/peer review
  • Managing communication between Associate Editors and Editorial Board members
  • Providing supporting materials and recruitment for the editorial board
  • Managing the assignment of manuscripts to Editors and bringing manuscripts to resolution
  • Developing/managing procedures to ensure optimized submission handling in subject area
  • Developing and updating editorial policies as required
  • Representing the publisher at external meetings and organising staff conference attendance
  • Recruiting and coordinating training of new editors.

The successful candidate will have considerable editorial experience in peer-reviewed scientific or medical journals publishing. Line management is desirable but those without will still be considered if they have sufficient editorial experience, and experience in training staff is preferred. A PhD in a scientific discipline or similar clinical qualification is also desirable but not essential. You will have excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills, and be highly organised and efficient with strong problem-solving abilities.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, strong benefits and the chance to work in an innovative and truly collaborative environment.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 529. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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