Taylor & Francis Group

Full-time
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
Full-time
Taylor & Francis Group United Kingdom
Ovum, part of the FTSE 100 Informa Group, is looking for an Editor to work in a team of editorial and production staff that provides critical support to Ovum's telecoms, IT, and media analysts for Ovum's online platforms and consultancy projects. Reporting into the Managing Editor, the role is a diverse and challenging position, with a range of responsibilities and assignments. The primary task will be to ensure that Ovum's reports, forecasts, and data products are published in a clear, timely, and consistent manner. The ideal candidate will have keen attention to detail and experience of editing and proofreading reports of varying lengths in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Copy-edit, proofread, and check data points across a range of report types before publishing content on a content management system. Work closely with various departments and stakeholders across the business, including Marketing, Sales, and Research Directors, to ensure content is produced and delivered on time and to a high standard. Work closely with the other Editors on house style issues to develop consistency across Ovum's content. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Copy-editing experience (ideally in a B2B or technology environment) Excellent organizational skills with a track record of ensuring deadlines and stakeholder expectations are met Excellent attention to detail Excellent written and communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Experience editing technology content highly desirable Experience working with a content management system highly desirable Educated to degree level or equivalent What we offer: In return you will receive full support so that you can quickly understand our ways of working and get to know our fabulous, collaborative team. We hire bright, intelligent people and offer a fun and flexible environment to work. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV with a short covering letter. You must have the right to work in the UK.
Nov 15, 2018
Full-time
Taylor & Francis Group United Kingdom
Taylor & Francis is s eeking an E ditorial A ssistant for the physics book program in our Boca Raton location. The editorial assistant (EA) will be expected to assist the acquisitions editor for the US-based physics book program, which encompasses textbooks, reference works, and professional monographs within the CRC Press and Garland Science imprints of Taylor & Francis. A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate an advanced ability to correspond in a professional manner with PhD-level authors using email and telephone communication. He/she will also be able to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize them appropriately. The position will require the candidate to transition between different computer applications with ease, enter data frequently and without errors into our master books database, and maintain a superior attention to detail. Amongst other responsibilities, the editorial assistant will manage the review of new project proposals and manuscripts, contract signing, author guidance for manuscript preparation, securing book endorsements, and post-publication reviews. Specific duties of this role include: Request author payments and complimentary copies Send book proposals out for review Enter book and author information into our database Prepare submitted manuscripts for transmittal to production Answer questions from production and marketing departments Send out requests for new endorsements and post-publication reviews Establish contact with authors and send periodic reminders for proposal/manuscript submission Use the internet to research competition and potential reviewers Assist the editor in planning for conference attendance and campus visits Qualifications of this role include: Organized and able to work within deadlines Highly professional and effective in communicating with others Understands their role and how to contribute within a team Self-motivated and detail-oriented Establishes productive work routines and habits Learns new systems and computer programs quickly Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Experienced in providing administrative support The Company - Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100. Taylor & Francis Group operates globally and produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential. To find out more about our business and the great career opportunities please go to our Careers Site: Taylor & Francis is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Nov 14, 2018