Commissioning Editor

Role: Publishing

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 13 December 2021

Salary: Competitive

Specific Hours: 35 Hours Per Week

Commissioning Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident Commissioning Editor to join our Pharmaceutical Press Team. You will be responsible for product development and the sourcing and creation of new externally authored content – they will research and commission new products, project-manage their development and ensure timely and accurate publication or launch. You will maintain regular communication with internal and external content creation stake holders ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of content. 

Commissioning Editor Requirements:

  • Demonstrable editorial experience in academic scientific publishing
  • A relevant degree in a scientific field and good knowledge of the clinical uses of drugs and medicines
  • Experience in commissioning and list management
  • Excellent project management skills, organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good copyediting skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good research and information gathering skills with ability to assimilate and disseminate complex information

About the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS):

We are the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the professional leadership body for pharmacists and pharmacy in Great Britain. Our mission is to put pharmacy at the forefront of healthcare. Our vision is to be the world leader in the safe and effective use of medicines.

What we offer

We have a friendly, supportive, and collaborative work environment with an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include excellent work life balance (35 hour work week & flexitime), professional learning and development opportunities, 33 days’ holiday, with the option to purchase additional annual leave, multiple discounts from major stores, Ride2work, interest free season ticket loans and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.  We host regular social events and you can get involved in our diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives.

We continue to support our employees to work flexibly and from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. When our London office re-opens, there is an expectation for this role to work from our London office on occasions where there is a need to do so; until then, the majority of the role can be done at home.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people of all abilities.

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Closing date for applications: 13 December 2021


If you would like to learn more about the role, please view the job description here.

Please attach your CV and covering letter.

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