The role is covered in the following locations: London North

Company Information

Are you a science graduate who is keen to establish a career in STM publishing? Could you apply your enthusiasm and scientific background in a fast-paced editorial environment? One of our key publishing clients are now seeking a self-starter with a strong work ethic to play an important role in the running of their journal portfolio, which includes medical and pharmaceutical science titles.

The company is an independent publisher of around 50 people who are great at embracing innovation and early to adopt new methods.
Their offices are based in North London and the role can be offered hybrid, although they would like people to live within around an hours commute (or those seeking London relocation). They are 20 minutes to Central London and on the Northern Line. The area surrounding the office has plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants.

Role Overview

The role is entitled 'Digital Editor' and you will work on a broad range of scientific and medical journals.

This role may involve occasional national and international travel.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Duties will include: oversight of the day-to-day management of both the journal and website, including, but not limited to, commissioning and processing journal content; managing the journal pipeline; writing, producing, editing, and commissioning content on the website; liaising with sales, marketing, client projects and graphics teams; management of social media channels; effective management of the brands Expert Panel/Ambassadors.

Person Specification

The ideal profile is someone with a biomedical sciences, chemistry, medical or pharmaceutical degree who has a passion for science as a whole and would enjoy a role focussed on writing , research, communication , reading and editing.


They have a successful graduate scheme and the company is well balanced but has lots of younger people, so you would be joining a well established peer group.

There are clear progression paths and you will receive world class training and your first 6 months will be used to establish yourself into the industry and role.

Competitive starter salary with 20% pay increase during first year at the company, linked to passing of probation and completion of 1 year
Discretionary annual pay increase and bonus
£3k travel allowance for personal commuting costs
Monthly company breakfasts, cocktail Fridays, two big parties a year and subsidised socials throughout the year

04 Jan 2023

Holly Haynes

Healthcare Comms & Consutlancy Team Leader 01494 818 010

Madison Massey

Communications Recruiter 01494818032

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