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We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At SNG you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Science Navigation Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
COMMISSIONING EDITOR (Ref: F1000/CE)

F1000Prime, the award-winning literature recommendation service, is looking for a Commissioning Editor to liaise with top-level research scientists in biology, medicine, physics and psychology.

The role will be based in our central London office and will involve engaging with internationally renowned scientists by email and telephone to commission new content for the service. The successful candidate will be educated to at least graduate level - a background in a science discipline would be beneficial but is not essential - and will have a natural ability to communicate concepts clearly and enthusiastically. They should be an organised self-starter, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, show a high level of accuracy in their work, demonstrate an ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise their work on an independent basis. Prior experience of scientific research and/or scientific publishing is highly desirable but candidates with experience of roles that require strong interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Main Duties:
  • Build and run the authorship of F1000Prime.
  • Negotiate submission schedules with world-renowned scientists by phone and email.
  • Assist authors with the submission process.
Requirements:
  • Science graduate (life-sciences, biomedical science, psychology or physics) or prior experience of publishing
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and enjoys interacting with people
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Diplomacy/negotiation skills
  • Computer skills essential – especially Internet searching
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
  • Ability to multi-task

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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