Taylor & Francis Group United Kingdom
Medtech Insight, part of the FTSE 100 Informa Group, is looking for an Executive Editor. This role leads an editorial team and working with the Editor in Chief, will determine day-to-day content priorities and the strategic development of Medtech Insight. The Executive Editor determines, manages and contributes to the news and analysis for the daily e-mail alerts, websites and printed editions with the aim of publishing differentiated, valuable information to drive subscription revenue and volume. The individual embodies expertise in key aspects of the medical device and diagnostics industries, actively mentoring colleagues to develop their experience and capabilities. With a deep understanding of their audiences, the individual can represent the products at meetings and conferences. Role Responsibilities Every day, in every part of your role, ensure your activities have a positive impact for our clients. Identify and prioritize - news, analysis and features - developments in the medical device and diagnostics markets across geographical regions, including R&D, commercial, regulatory and policy. Manage product-specific editorial team members, develop capabilities and support achievement of individual and business objectives, overall supporting an editorial culture of open dialogue, constructive feedback and collaboration. Review articles and edit content for publication to meet editorial standards of quality, excellence, accuracy and style. Set objectives and deadlines, ensure products publish on schedule. Manage and review content through all stages of production, from planning, editing and proofing through to publication. Maintain and grow a network of experts to help identify leads for original editorial content (in-house and commissioned articles) that meets client needs, drives value and usage. Support digital platform by identifying opportunities for multimedia content that would add value to stories Work cross-functionally to ensure the success of the product from helping sales and marketing staff in their understanding of the industry landscape to promoting cross-departmental collaboration for the benefit of generating original content for products and increasing brand awareness of the product. Represent Informa at events such as conferences as a presenter, panellist or moderator Work with the Editor-in-Chief to support business planning needs for content development, sales and marketing support and other resourcing requirements. Key Competencies/ skills Breadth and depth of knowledge and experience of the medtech industry - including the companies, dynamics (commercial, financial, regulatory and market access) and trends that shape the industry with particular expertise about a relevant sector. An excellent network of industry contacts (manufacturers, regulatory bodies, consultants and lawyers). Recognized as an industry expert, able to add value with insight and opinion. Able to innovate and demonstrate content development to continuously adapt to and meet client needs. Use of content across a publication to drive client engagement, usage and renewal of subscriptions. Experience of public speaking through presenting at conferences, chairing meetings and of interviewing and being interviewed with different media. Ability to participate in cross-functional teams; to lead and develop individuals and teams Excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on the ability to gain the cooperation of sources. Consistently express an informed, knowledgeable interest in learning or contributing more to the editorial process for the benefit of the publications. This role will be based in the London (UK) office with flexibility for home working. To apply please submit a copy of your CV along with a short covering letter.
Nov 17, 2018