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Digital Proofreader / Editorial Assistant (STM)

Available on request
Date Posted:
11 Apr 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
A charity and not-for-profit publisher of scientific journals is looking for an in-house Digital Proofreader to join their offices in Cambridge. This role is ideal for candidate who has previous editorial or journal production experience and looking to build up a career within the STM journal publishing industry.

Key duties:

  • Ensure journal content meets high quality standards and is accurate
  • Check quality-control of on-screen articles at various stages of the publishing process
  • Prioritise and manage own workflow
  • Liaise with colleagues and external production suppliers to resolve queries and correct errors

Experience / skills required:

  • Experience in an editorial or production editorial role is essential, preferably within STM publishing
  • Understanding of journals publishing process and scientific content
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Good time-management with the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and show initiative
  • Flexible and proactive, a quick learner receptive to feedback and training

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clarechan@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Clare Chan
Tel:                    0203 574 4428

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