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Assistant Production Editor

Assistant Production Editor

About Us

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.   The Academic and Journals Divisions publish books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets.

About the Role

As an Assistant Production Editor, you will be responsible for coordinating the production of a list of high-quality print and electronic journals to schedule and to budget.   The successful candidate will be joining a busy team focused on delivering an excellent service and continuously improving our processes to meet business needs.   Responsibilities include:

  • Supplier management
  • Client account management
  • Coordinating and monitoring production processes to ensure excellent journal performance. These include the typesetting, copy-editing, proofreading, correction, and publication of manuscripts from acceptance to appearance in a print and online issue.

  The Assistant role also includes some support work to production colleagues and the wider team, as well as providing cover during holidays and busy periods.

About You

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:   Essential:  

  • Ability to prioritise (and continually reprioritise) a busy and varied workload and work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong written language skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with a wide range of people
  • Strong administrative, computing, and office skills.

  Desirable:  

  • Proven publishing experience
  • Experience working with/managing third-party suppliers
  • Experience of working with or for external clients
  • Familiarity with XML and online publication processes

For any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact lucy.freeman@oup.com


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Global Academic
  • Department:
    Journals Production
  • Closing Date:
    23 April 2018
  • Salary:
    Salary dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    0420
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