Graduate Digital Editor


Title: Graduate Digital Editor | Scientific Publishing | North London | Easy Apply

Industry: Other

Role/Sector: Writing and editorial   |   Social media   |   Marketing   |   Science

Location: North London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £22,000 (per annum)

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Our client is at the forefront of Biomedical Publishing, focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research.

Alongside publishing eBooks and journals, they 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 permananent graduate position based in Finchley, North London, paying £22k per annum.

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

Reporting to a Senior Editor/Publisher within the Digital team, this role is integral to the running and development of an online resource for a niche scientific community. The role will oversee the content of this website, including, but not limited to, editing, writing and posts of news, articles and interviews; liaising with sales and marketing; management of social media channels; and effective management of the website’s Expert Panel. Building and maintaining relevant relationships will be a key performance indicator in order to create and build communities of key opinion leaders and members.

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 (in order of priority):

  • Content management and development
  • Relationship management and development
  • Community management and engagement
  • Maintain internal relationships

General support, including people support and training

Critical Result Areas:

Content management and development

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of scope of the website, in order to be able to commission content, manage leaders/experts, moderate activity and engage the community
  • Plan, manage and deliver web content to maintain value propositions of the website to online customers, in line with the content strategy
  • Effectively write news and interviews, or source/commission other appropriate content from colleagues or third-party providers, with timely upload to the site
  • Prepare engaging content and copy for email marketing, planning in advance where possible (but remaining flexible in order to provide reactive coverage of breaking news)
  • Drive creation of new content based on feedback from customers and through co-ordination of Editorial department and alignment with department strategy
  • Independently plan work and manage time on a monthly basis with minimal direction from Manager
  • Proactively identify new business opportunities and assist with related activities (e.g., marketing campaigns, contra deals, etc.)

Relationship management and development

  • Develop key contacts in the relevant field – both academic and potential advertisers
  • Management of expert panel – recruit panel and review at least annually and update proactively, communicating regularly and acting on feedback, utilizing the panel’s expertise in content planning, and answering any queries

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's qualification in biomedical science, life sciences, pharmaceutical science or a related field at a 2:1 standard or above.

The ideal candidate would demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, excellent organisation and time-management, strong communication skills, and should be keen to build a knowledge of publishing and scientific communications.

This is an ideal role to begin a career in STM publishing and scicomms, with full training given to the successful candidate. There will be ample opportunities for the successful candidate to develop quickly and assume responsibility for the content and future direction of our digital resources.

Salary increases linked to successful completion of probation (6 months as standard) and 1 year at the company.

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

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