Healthcare editor for leading healthcare journal

MA Healthcare, publishers of nursing and healthcare journals, is seeking to recruit an editor for its monthly journal, British Journal of Community Nursing. This presents an outstanding opportunity to join a leading independent healthcare publisher.

Reporting to the publishing director, the editor will be responsible for the overall editorial process and the journals’ associated projects achieving high quality content. The role requires you to be multi-skilled with the ability to sub-edit, preferably clinical and professional articles, to commission articles and manage the peer review process, working closely with the editorial board of each journal, and to lay out pages. The journal also features commercial content and the editor would need to be able to foster good relationships with clients, both in face-to face meetings and via email and telephone.

Candidates will be self-motivated, multi-skilled and enjoy working independently, with strong communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines. You will be involved in the commercial growth of the journals and represent the publications at conferences and events.

Candidates will be of graduate or equivalent level with a minimum experience of 1 year of scientific editing. You should be able to demonstrate an interest in health care, exceptional attention to detail and organisation, and excellent interpersonal and project management skills. Familiarity with Adobe In-Design would be an advantage.

You will work with a supportive team at MA Healthcare Limited’s friendly, comfortable offices in south London. MA Healthcare is part of the Mark Allen Group, which has over 30 years’ experience in publishing high quality specialist journals and books for health professionals and teachers.

This position offers exciting rewards for a hard-working individual who is seeking responsibility and wants to make a difference and develop their career.

Located at the group’s head office in south London, the company offers a superb office environment at the base for its developing and expanding core business in health care, education and business publishing.

Apply with a CV and covering letter to: Katina Toumba, HR Director, email: katina.toumba@markallengroup.com or please complete the form below.

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