[Job] British Ecological Society (BES), Assistant Editor, ??25-28k clos 2 April 2012

British Ecological Society

Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor

The British Ecological Society (BES) is seeking an enthusiastic candidate with outstanding communication skills and an interest in further developing their career in academic publishing to join its journals??? publications team.

This is a full-time position based in central London and offers an excellent opportunity for someone with relevant experience in journals publishing who is looking for an interesting and varied role. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Assistant Editor will take overall responsibility for one journal but will also work closely with the rest of the publications team.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders. They will have demonstrable experience of working in academic publishing and an excellent command of the English language. A proven interest in ecology is essential and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject would be an advantage. They also need to have a good eye for detail and experience using ScholarOne or a similar journals database is desirable.

A salary between ??25,000 and ??28,000, depending on experience, is offered plus a contributory pension scheme.??Click here??for a full job description.

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV, together with a letter explaining why you feel that you are the right person for this role, to the Managing Editor??Liz Baker.

Closing date:??10am GMT Monday 2 April
Interview dates:??Thursday 12 April and Friday 13 April

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