Senior Editor – Research & Learning

Role: Publishing

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 10 December 2021

Salary: Up to £44,356 per annum (dependent on experience)

Specific Hours: 35 Hours Per Week

Senior Editor – Research & Learning

Are you an enthusiastic publishing professional or have experience in developing clinical education content and looking for a new challenge?

The Pharmaceutical Journal seeks a Senior Editor – Research & Learning with experience of working with peer-reviewed content in a science-related discipline to join a forward-looking, progressive publication with ambitious development plans for our research and learning offering. You will work with the Executive Editors and learning team to produce new engaging content formats as part of our continuing and professional development (CPD), learning and careers offering, as well as the delivery of partnership projects with industry, as and when required.

Senior Editor – Research & Learning requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of the STM editorial processes, including usage, citation metrics, developments in the market, and commissioning strategies;
  • Experience in producing learning resources for healthcare professionals;
  • Experience working with audio and visual content and developing new content types/formats;
  • Experience in managing and developing a team.

About the Royal Pharmaceutical Society:

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, most 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 - Fulltime

Salary: Up to £44,356 per annum (dependent on experience)

Closing date for applications: 10 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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