[Job, Lancaster Uni] New Phytologist (2 of 2), Development Coordinator, ??25-28.9k, clos 23 July #scicomm jobs

New Phytologist
Development Coordinator
Salary: ??25,001 – ??28,983 pro rata Ref: N067
For further information and to apply online, please visit:
http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=N067 – apply online

Closing date for both positions: 23 July 2010.
Interview date: 11 August 2010.

New Phytologist, one of the World???s leading plant science journals (ISI Impact Factor  6.033), offers rapid publication of high quality research in plant science. Owned by a not-for-profit organization (The New Phytologist Trust) we are dedicated to the promotion of plant science, facilitating projects from symposia to open access for our Tansley reviews.

We currently have openings fora Deputy Managing Editor and a Development Coordinator to join the innovative New Phytologist team based at Lancaster University. Both posts are funded on a one-year fixed-term basis to cover maternity leave and projects committed to the development of the journal.

You will assist the Managing Editor in promoting and improving the outreach of the journal. You will develop, coordinate and implement marketing plans for the journal and associated charitable activities, including representation at scientific meetings. You will also maintain the journal websites and be proactive in developing online initiatives to enhance our outreach (e.g. through social media) and to improve the functionality of the online journal. You will also organize the internationally renowned series of New Phytologist Symposia. You will have a scientific background, an understanding of online communities and social media, excellent communication and organizational skills, and be highly motivated and able to work well in a team.

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