Editor in Chief

Editor-in-Chief – Medical Publication

Location:   London EC2

Salary: Negotiable (c£70,000 p.a.)

Benefits include:  25 days holiday with option for 30 days, Pension, Season Ticket Loan, Free Gym, Dental Plan, Share Option, Private Medical, Eye care Vouchers, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Long Service Award, Good Maternity leave & Shared Parental leave scheme, Employee Discounts with Dell/Apple/Vodafone and many others and Occupational Health insurance.

Our client is an established medical publishers and they areseeking an Editor In Chief to develop and launch an online-only open access specialty journal.

The Editor in Chief must be a subject expert who can shape the journal into a forum for publishing the most relevant and practice-changing research in this multidisciplinary field. The Editor will also manage the day-to-day editorial handling of papers and peer-review and drive the editorial strategy of this medical publication.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

  • Collaboration with other divisions or departments to launch and develop a publication focused on remaining healthy for longer.
  • Budgeting and monitoring expenditure and income for the journal; liaising with the finance departments in the UK, USA, and other regional offices to ensure timely payment of invoices.
  • Overall responsibility for the editorial strategy and launch of the publication.
  • Overall responsibility for the content and timely production of 96 online-only articles a year, linked Comments and Correspondence, and Editorial.
  • Commission Comment content as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain links with the general medicine, oncology, diabetes, neurology, rheumatology, general practice, bone health, geriatrics, and infection communities amongst other to solicit high-quality research for the publication.
  • Commission Comment content as necessary.
  • Appoint and liaise with an International Advisory Board.

Functional and Technical Competencies

  • PhD or MD in a directly relevant discipline.
  • Substantial post-doc research experience or clinical experience in a relevant field.
  • Substantial editorial experience, at Editor or other senior level, with a good understanding of all aspects of the editorial process, journal production, and of running an editorial team.

Salary: Negotiable

Location: London

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