Senior Editor

Senior Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Editor to direct and oversee the Custom Publishing program for our client who is a Scientific Publication. This includes guiding and participating in the creation of all custom content in print and digital, including but not limited to booklets, advertorials, posters, webinars, microsites, podcasts, videos, and bespoke custom services. The Senior Editor takes the editorial lead when interacting with current and potential clients (together with sales representatives) to develop new custom projects and programs, as well as managing the creation, production, and execution of these projects. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Develop, manage, edit, and track all custom publishing projects, with assistance from the team’s Project Manager
  • Supervise and manage a team of 5, assisting in their development of skills necessary for advancement and promotion 
  • Oversee quoting process for all custom publications, as well as their production and delivery 
  • Support product sales efforts to attract and close new business, including meeting with current and potential clients to discuss the Custom Publishing program 
  • Track budgets for individual custom projects as well as for Custom Publishing program as a whole 
  • Provide moderation function for webinars, train webinar speakers, and develop webinar scripts
  • Act as a resource to sales representatives and other internal staff for science-related questions and sensibility 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Graduate-level degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in the sciences is preferred 
  • 10 years of experience in publishing, with some experience in the ideation, creation, and publication of custom print and digital products 
  • Experience creating, managing, and/or moderating webinars and podcasts 
  • Experience working with sales team members to ascertain, assess, plan, and execute custom projects
  • Ability to edit the work of others to produce readable and understandable content in a broad range of scientific fields 
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically to innovate and position the Custom Publishing program for growth