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Sub-editor (6 month Fixed-Term)

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
10 Jul 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
A well-established scientific society based in central London is looking for a Sub-editor for a 6 month fixed term contract, with possibly opportunity to extend or move into a new role in the society. This is an exciting role and a great opportunity to join a friendly team and work with high quality content online and in print.
Key duties:
  • Sub-edit news and expert commentary
  • Sub-edit scientific and clinical copy to ensure content is free of errors
  • Write headlines, standfirsts and picture captions
  • Project manage editorial production process and ensure content is published on schedule
  • Fact check sources and identify statements at risk of libel
  • Liaise with reporters, expert authors and editors
  • Prepare print orders and liaise with printers

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid sub-editing experience in scientific publishing
  • Knowledge of the journal publishing processes
  • Excellent proofreading and copy-editing experience  
  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • An understanding of the healthcare sector would be advantageous

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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