[Job] BioMedCentral, Journal Development Editor – again no idea about salary / closing #scicomm jobs

Journal Development Editor

Location: London
Posted: January 2011
Apply: jobs@biomedcentral.com

BioMed Central, a leading open access publisher of more than 200 peer-reviewed journals, is looking for motivated, highly talented, creative individuals to join our editorial team.

The main purpose of the job will be to optimise the publishing service and increase submissions for a set of journals within a specific biomedical area, through the execution of journal development work and by supporting our external clients. Communication is a key part of this role.

Main duties:

  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with Editors-in-Chief, Handling Editors, and society contacts.
  • Work with Editors-in-Chief to prepare new journals for launch and to improve existing journals.
  • Liaise with other internal departments to plan and implement tasks.
  • Be required to travel internationally.

Person specification:

  • A biomedical degree or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills, and attention to detail.
  • A positive, can-do approach to problem-solving in both daily tasks and more complex troubleshooting.
  • Computer literacy, with experience of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to represent BioMed Central at external events.
  • Experience of communicating effectively with senior scientists would be an advantage.

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference (BMC/JDE) to: HR, BioMed Central Ltd, Floor 6, 236 Gray???s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB, or by email to: jobs@biomedcentral.com.

BioMed Central Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.

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