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We are hiring: Editorial Production Editors

We are currently looking for two Editorial Production Editors to join our Operations team in London.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Editorial Production Editor will be responsible for managing a portfolio of journals. The Editorial Production Editor will work with overseas colleagues to manage the manuscripts within their portfolio from submission through to production and then to final publication. The Editorial Production Editor will work with the entire Operations team to achieve an ever-improving customer experience.  

Responsibilities  

  • Managing a portfolio of Hindawi journals from submission through to final publication  
  • Ensuring key performance indicators on these journals are met via critique, feedback and reporting  
  • Acting as an escalation point for overseas colleagues, and for authors, reviewers and editors
  • Taking a proactive approach to improving quality, turnaround times and author experience within a portfolio of journals  
  • Using initiative to identify new efficiencies to suggest process changes to the Operations Manager  
  • Keeping the Operations Manager updated on the performance of an assigned portfolio of journals  
  • Completing spot checks on overseas supplier output to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Ensuring documentation is updated  
  • Working on vendor and operational projects  
  • Acting as a cover for colleague absences and to deputise for the Operations Manager if required  
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills  
  • Willing to travel if required 

Skills and experience  

  • 3 years of either production or editorial experience in an STM environment  
  • Experience working with overseas suppliers  
  • Proven ability to prioritise own workload and to meet deadlines  

Benefits  

  • Competitive salary  
  • Generous pension support 
  • Private medical insurance  
  • Season ticket loan  
  • Cyclescheme  

To apply for the position, please send your CV and cover letter, including salary expectations, notice period, and your motivation for working with us to samantha.wright@hindawi.com. Applications will be considered on a continuous basis, so early applications are encouraged.

 

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