B2B Editor (Life Sciences) £45k London

B2B Editor – Scientific Magazines

B2B Editor – Scientific Magazines

Located in stunning offices, on London’s Southbank , within easy walking distance of the brilliant Maltby Street Market (where you can enjoy a great coffee or lunch), this well established B2B publisher is hiring an Editor.

About the Publisher :

The publisher owns a portfolio of print magazines, digital news-sites, and international trade shows providing content and live events for industry professionals working in the  chemical, pharmaceutical, life sciences, cosmetics, healthcare, and food industries.

Your readership is an international audience of more than 250,000 senior level executives  engaged in research & development, marketing, and manufacturing.

Content ranges from in-depth feature length analysis, a market report, interviews with leading industry figures, and daily news. The publishing schedule includes monthly b2b print magazines, web content, and daily e-newsletters.

So as to engage the readership further and provide opportunities for sponsors & advertisers the publisher creates international trade shows across the portfolio of b2b titles.

B2B Editor responsibilities :

You have editorial, line management, and conference development responsibility.

You will inherit an excellent network of contacts, created by the previous Editor. As newly appointed Editor you will nurture these contacts so as to maintain the editorial excellence of the titles.

Your editorial responsibility

Reporting to Head of Publishing you will edit a leading title within the chemical & life sciences portfolio as well as editing digital content across x3 other titles within the healthcare, and pharmaceuticals publishing stable. As Editor you generate editorial ideas, plan content, and select articles. Further you will make certain that there is a daily generation of news content across the digital platforms.

You shall liaise closely across the life sciences group in order to support editorial, design, marketing, and sales throughout the portfolio.  

Your line management responsibility :

You line manage a junior news writer taking responsibility for allocating their work, quality control, and mentoring.

Your conference responsibility :

You will support the Events Director by contributing ideas for conference programmes as well as identifying and inviting speakers. Because you will have awareness of hot topics and key industry figures your involvement in compiling the events agenda is essential. The live events programme is instrumental in positioning your title and others as leading B2B publications. Naturally, as Editor you shall attend the conferences so as to meet your readership, your  contributors, the advertisers, and further represent the publisher.

Candidate Criteria :

Editorial experience gained within the B2B magazine environment is essential.

Experience of working as a senior journalist or editor is required.

It is important that you demonstrate the ability to understand scientific complex content.

While knowledge of planning conference content is ideal it is not essential however an interest in engaging with your audience at international live events is required.

How to apply :

This vacancy is immediately available. Interviews will commence week of 17 February. Therefore do not delay in sending your CV. Hit the green button below now.

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