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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
Marketing Executive (Ref: F1000/ME)

Faculty of 1000 is a leading life-science publishing group providing high-level review and research services for scientists.

We are looking for a new person to join the marketing team. This role works across F1000’s products with a focus on:

F1000Prime – our flagship subscription product, a literature review and recommendation service.

F1000Workspace – an award-winning suite of tools for researchers to help with writing, collaborating, reference management and publishing.

Key tasks:
  • Working across the marketing mix (print, digital, email and video) to deliver effective marketing campaigns in support of usage and sales targeting for new institutional subscribers
  • Working closely with our design team to create and update marketing materials
  • Supporting the sales and outreach teams to review targets, report on campaign stats and discuss next steps for each of the targets
  • Review usage at subscribing institutions and work on strategies around retention
  • Co-ordinate with Sales Support over conference booking and attendance (occasional international travel may be required)
The ideal candidate will have the following key skills:
  • Strong writing skills are a priority for this position
  • Sales support experience is desirable
  • Experience in science publishing or a life-sciences background would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work autonomously whilst also being a good team player
  • Fully literate in Microsoft Word and Excel

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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Editorial Community Manager (Ref: F1R/ECM)

F1000Research is an innovative open science publishing platform, offering immediate publication, transparent peer review (post-publication) and full data deposition and sharing. F1000 Research is part of Science Navigation Group, who have a track record of establishing new publishing concepts and who started, for example, the first open access publisher, BioMed Central.

We are seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills to join the team to work as an Editorial Community Manager for F1000Research (F1000Research.com) and for our platforms, such as Wellcome Open Research (wellcomeopenresearch.org), and Gates Open Research (gatesopenresearch.org) which will be launched later in the year.

The key purpose of this role is to raise awareness and engage with researchers to ultimately drive new article content to all F1000 platforms and will involve building relationships and increasing loyalty with the research community. The candidate will need to generate, implement and refine strategies for content development to support growth in article submissions across all F1000 platforms.

You will be educated to post-graduate level, with a scientific (ideally biomedical) background. You must have an active interest in open science publishing and open data, and strong experience of publishing research either as a researcher or in a publishing role . Willingness to travel extensively nationally and internationally is essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Michael Markie, Publisher, at michael.markie@f1000.com.

Role
  • Develop and implement a commissioning plan, with a view to introducing new research communities to F1000’s Open Science activities and transparent, post publication peer review model.
  • Engage individual researchers and research groups through one to one visits, external presentations and institution-wide seminars to explain the F1000 publication process, identify new opportunities for collaboration and actively encourage article submissions.
  • Develop an understanding of a broad range of scientific disciplines to improve the quality and impact of our resources.
  • Actively communicate/advocate F1000Research’s advantages to the research community as a (self-) publishing platform, for example.
  • Network within the open science and open data communities to ensure content is targeted and developed effectively.
Requirements
  • Post-graduate with a scientific (ideally biomedical) background
  • Excellent communication and influence skills
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Able to complete projects, working to (often competing) deadlines
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem solving both in daily tasks and more complex trouble-shooting
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy (including MS Office, Outlook and internet browsers)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and online engagement

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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