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Managing Editor

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Inspired Selection is exclusively recruiting a Managing Editor for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

This is a permanent, full time role paying Circa £40k plus excellent benefits.

The Managing Editor will be responsible for the performance of their portfolio of peer reviewed journals including quality, relevance and impact factor. The journals are published in partnership with Oxford University Press (OUP) and you will be the main point of contact between RPS and OUP. You will also be the main point of contact for the Editor of Chief for each journal and so stakeholder management and communication skills are crucially important for this role as well as genuine interest in developing and improving journal performance.


You will combine your experience of working with peer-reviewed content with your strategic view of the research publishing industry to drive the development of our portfolio -which includes the Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, the Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, and Clinical Pharmacist – to ensure the RPS continues to improve and grow the portfolio while adapting to the emerging needs of authors and researchers.

What we need

A masters/doctoral degree in a relevant subject area
Experience in running the editorial office of a high profile STM journal
Experience with ScholarOne online submission system
Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
Excellent communication skills
If you would like to learn more about the role, please view the job description .

The role will close for applications on 30th October.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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