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Scientific/Technical Editor

Location: CAMBRIDGESHIRE, EAST ANGLIA Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: 8 days ago Reference: 3141021
Role: Scientific/ Technical Editor
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Position: Full-time or Part-time available


A leading organisation specialising in delivering Science and Technology communications currently require a highly skilled Editor to join their friendly team of publishing experts.

Role Responsibilities:

- Set the editorial agenda for the magazine.
- Manage, write and deliver content across print (four times a year) and digital (website, e-newsletter) formats such that it engages its intended audience, through a mix of feature articles and opinion pieces from leading industry figures.
- Manage a pool of freelancers and the associated budget to help deliver the above.
- Develop and oversee any other content-based initiatives that may arise (for example, webcasts, sponsored content), with the intention that these initiatives yield more readers/visitors and/or more revenue opportunities.
- Attend key conferences/events as appropriate, meeting with potential advertisers, reporting from conference sessions, and engaging with readers.
- Attend key client meetings where appropriate (either at events listed above, or occasionally, outside of this).
- Oversee all publishing episodes (print issues, email newsletters, web stories etc) to their conclusion and to deadlines.
- Maintain channels of communication with the publisher and the advertising manager, with regard to ongoing commercial opportunities.
- (Full-time - in addition, for the full-time role, you will be expected to contribute/write a minimum of 25 feature articles per year for the full portfolio of magazines.)

Person Specification:

- You’ll have experience as an editor, ideally within Business to Business (B2B) publishing.
- You’ll have a strong scientific or technical background.
- You’ll have experience working on a science and technology title
- You’ll be able to demonstrate a track record of leading a B2B title in today’s multi-platform environment.
- You’ll be a first-class writer and editor, taking pride in the written word.
- You’ll be an excellent communicator - in person, on the phone and via email.


If this position is of interest and you possess the required knowledge and experience for the role, please apply via the link and we will look forward to receiving your application.

If you require any further information, please contact Katie Roddis on 01223 463300 or at katie.roddis@reedglobal.com.



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