Job specification

Title: Graduate Editorial Assistant - Paid Internship - Chelmsford

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Media

Location: Essex

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 3 months

Salary: £13,930 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is an award-winning creator of peer-reviewed open acces journals in the medical sector. They provide material to thousands of physicians, including congress reviews, as well as breaking news, analysis and access to information of unparalleled quality.


This is a 3 month paid internship. Salary: National Minimum Wage.

How you can expect to spend your day:

  1. Conduct research to create new and fresh content
  2. Write up news stories; from press releases, research and liaising with company contacts and networking with industry specialists
  3. Researching and inviting potential KOLs with corresponding hot topics
  4. Communicating with authors with regards to submitting papers
  5. Keeping company database and relevant spreadsheets up to date
  6. Organising and researching projects to tight deadlines
  7. Researching and summarising written material
  8. Correcting manuscripts and references for house style
  9. Communicating progress to senior staff
  10. Dealing with email queries

The ideal intern’s personality and qualifications:

  1. Motivated and dedicated with good attention to detail.
  2. Highly organised and able to prioritise workload efficiently
  3. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  4. You should have good internet and computer skills. 
  5. You should be enthusiastic and happy to be part of a team.
  6. You have the ability to learn quickly and manage a high volume workload

What is the last person who was in this role doing now?

They are now a permanent member of staff within the editorial team!

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