Editor for British Journal of Midwifery

MA Healthcare is seeking to recruit an editor for one of its flagship journals, British Journal of Midwifery. This presents an outstanding opportunity to join a leading independent healthcare publisher.

Reporting to the associate publisher, the editor will be responsible for the overall editorial process, and the journal's associated projects, producing high quality content. The role requires you to be multi-skilled with the ability to sub-edit, preferably clinical and professional articles; to commission and layout articles; to manage the peer review process; and to work closely with the consultant editors and editorial board of the journal.

Candidates will be self-motivated, multi-skilled and enjoy working independently, with strong communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines. You will be involved in the commercial growth of the journal and represent the publication at conferences, events and client meetings.

Candidates will be of graduate or equivalent level with a minimum of six months’ experience of editing. You should be able to demonstrate an interest in health care, exceptional attention to detail and organisation, and excellent interpersonal and project management skills. Familiarity with Adobe In-Design would be an advantage.

You will work with a supportive team at MA Healthcare’s headquarters. MA Healthcare is part of the Mark Allen Group, which has more than 30 years’ experience in publishing high quality specialist journals for health professionals.

This position offers exciting rewards for a hard-working individual who is seeking responsibility and wants to make a difference and develop their career.

Located at the group’s head office in south London, the company offers a superb office environment at the base for its developing and expanding core business in health care, education and business publishing.

How to apply

To apply, send a CV and covering letter to:

Katina Toumba
HR Director
Mark Allen Group

Apply to:

MA Healthcare Limited
SE24 0PB
United Kingdom
Tel: 020 7738 5454

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