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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
Editorial Assistant (Ref:F1R/EA)

F1000Research, a unique open science publishing platform from Faculty of 1000, requires an Editorial Assistant to work on the prestigious F1000 Faculty Reviews (http://f1000research.com/channels/f1000-faculty-reviews)

The role is based in central London and involves contacting internationally renowned biological and medical researchers and clinicians by email and by phone to commission new authors for the online publication. The role also involves proof-reading and copyediting editorial content associated with the review articles. The successful candidate will be a life sciences/biomedical graduate with a natural ability to communicate concepts clearly and enthusiastically. They should also be organised, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, show a high level of accuracy and demonstrate an ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise tasks. Prior editorial experience is not required for this role as full training will be provided.

Main Duties:
  • Contact Section Heads to approve ideas and new faculty members as authors for the review service.
  • Recruit senior scientists to author for the service by phone and email.
  • Chase authors by phone and email to obtain their manuscripts in a timely manner.
  • Manage the refereeing process of articles in a timely fashion.
  • Manage referee reports, liaising with authors, referees, and internal staff where clarification is required.
  • Respond to questions from authors and referees relating to the processing of articles.
  • Prepare articles to specification for typesetting and editing.
  • Copy edit and publish short recommendations for the F1000Prime website.
  • Liaise closely with the rest of the team to ensure problems with manuscripts are kept to a minimum.
Requirements:
  • Life sciences/biomedical graduate
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and enjoys interacting with people
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong English language skills
  • Diplomacy
  • 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 handle multiple projects
  • Interest in science publishing

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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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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