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Sub-Editor – STM Publishing

Location: Home Based, UK
Full Time or Part Time (3 days per week)

Our client, a leading medical & healthcare publisher requires a new Sub-Editor to support the Content Director. The role requires excellent attention to detail, an appreciation of plain English and a good understanding of scientific (preferably medical) writing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the new documents once they are submitted & edit them and liaise with authors to finalise the documents.
  • Help with the annual update & make changes to documents and liaise with authors/reviewers
  • Manage peer review of new documents
  • Make changes to existing docs as part of the rolling annual update
  • Work on documents on XP
  • Editing new content written for the general public by surgeons to match house style and conform with plain English
  • Liaise with authors on the above
  • Managing changes to existing documents from authors and editors as part of the rolling annual review of the library
  • Using the CMS to update documents

Skills & Experience: 

  • Experience in scientific editing essential
  • Part-time – 3 days a week – full time
  • Experience in peer review process essential
  • BA or BSc
  • Copyediting, proofreading, subediting
  • Knowledge of STM publishing
  • An understanding of the health care sector
  • Understanding of XML workflow
  • Working from home with occasional travel
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