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Assistant Commissioning Editor (Fixed Term Contract)

The Global Academic (GA) Division publishes books, online, and other digital resources for the research, professional, and higher education markets.

The Medicine publishing programme is at the forefront of developing resources for postgraduates, professionals, academics, and researchers in the fields of Psychology and Clinical Medicine.

About the role

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Commissioning Editor to support Senior Assistant Commissioning Editors in the Clinical Medicine publishing team. The role requires a highly-organized individual who is able to manage a demanding list of tasks according to prioritisation. Key responsibilities will include:

  • providing administrative and editorial support to Editors at all stages of the publishing process, to ensure that the publishing process runs efficiently and tasks are carried out promptly and accurately.
  • ensuring the list runs to time and budget to ensure all titles within the publications programme are delivered to the expected standards, extent, and schedule as budgeted
  • assisting the Editors with the peer review process for new proposals to ensure timely and effective reviews
  • preparing typescripts for handover to production by preparing artwork lists, word counts, typescript handover forms and ensuring the manuscript is complete and ready for handover

Please note this is a 6 month fixed term contract

About you

You will ideally have some proven experience within a publishing environment. You will demonstrate strong IT skills and a high standard of literacy and numeracy; excellent communication and organization abilities; and an ability to marry speed and accuracy.

It would be desirable if you have previous experience of working in the medical, scientific or publishing fields.

Contact

Please contact Vicky.hedger@oup.com for any queries.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Global Academic
  • Department:
    Medical Books Editorial
  • Closing Date:
    26 February 2019
  • Salary:
    In the region of £24,000 dependent on skills and experience.
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    0967
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