[Job] Royal College of Physicians, Managing Editor, ??35k, clos 4 July 2011 #scicomm jobs #healthcomm

This is obviously a bit more medical than science-y…

Royal College of Physicians
PUB122 Managing editor
  • Salary: circa ??35,000 per annum, depending on skills
  • Job reference: PUB122 (please quote when contacting us)
  • Closing date for applications: 4 July 2011 (by 5pm)
  • Interviews: to be confirmed
Representing over 25,000 physicians worldwide, the RCP???s role is to ensure that physicians are educated and trained to the highest standards, enabling them to deliver care that is of the highest quality.

The RCP produces a range of publications, including working party reports; clinical guidelines; Commentary, our member magazine; and Clinical Medicine, our peer-reviewed journal, which is read by members and fellows of the RCP as well as a growing international audience.

We are seeking a managing editor to manage and develop the RCP???s journal, taking a proactive approach to improving its profile and influence as well as increasing its visibility and growing its readership globally.

The managing editor will also manage the print and online versions of other serial publications, which will include driving the growth of online discussion forums and other interactive member content.

The role involves responsibility for developing new products and revenue streams and ensuring that the RCP takes advantage of opportunities using new technology, responding to the changing needs of our member and non-member audiences.

The managing editor is responsible for line managing and supporting three members of staff and for ensuring that content meets the high editorial standards of the RCP, furthers the organisation???s strategic objectives, and supports the RCP brand.

Person specification
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Experience in:
STM publishing
Managing and developing a journal
Working on online products
Marketing of publications
New product development
Line management
Excellent benefits are offered, including generous leave, a first class pension scheme, 35 hour week, free lunches, season ticket loan and much more. In addition, the appointee will work in friendly offices in an attractive location overlooking Regent???s Park.

Apply using an application pack or email ps.recruitment@rcplondon.ac.uk quoting PUB122.

CVs sent in isolation will not be accepted.
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