The British Small Animal Veterinary Association, based near Gloucester, has a fantastic opportunity for a Desk Editor to join its publications team to work on its internationally-renowned series of veterinary publications. The Desk Editor will oversee publishing projects from receipt to publication and be the main point of contact for external authors and editors during that time. This role is an ideal opportunity for a candidate with some experience in publishing to work on a prestigious and highly-regarded range of titles.
Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will ideally be of graduate calibre or equivalent. A degree in life or health sciences would be a significant advantage.
Experience of core editorial skills such as copy-editing, proofreading and project management is required. Strong Microsoft Office skills together with an awareness of the digital publishing environment would also be advantageous.
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The successful candidate will enjoy working in a team environment and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful applicant should also be able to act on their own initiative, multi-task and prioritise their workload, paying meticulous attention to detail.
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About the BSAVA:
The BSAVA is a professional membership association which exists to advance care for companion animals. With a membership of more than 10,000 veterinary surgeons, vet nurses and students, we work in the UK and internationally to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science, by facilitating training, conducting research and developing policy. Each year we deliver numerous education courses, host the largest small animal Congress in Europe, and publish books, manuals, apps and magazines.
Salary & Benefits:
This is a full-time role - 40 hours per week, offering a salary between £23,000 - £26,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience. Benefits include hybrid working, a starting holiday entitlement of 23 days (increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days), free on-site parking, 7% contributions towards Group Personal Pension and Life Assurance of 4x salary.
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements to Nicola Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, or would like to discuss the role, please contact Nicola Lloyd using the email address above.
Closing date: 16th January 2022.
If applicants have not received a response within 10 days of the closing date, then it is to be assumed that they have not been successful with their application.
By applying for this position, you are consenting to the information on your CV being held by the Association for six months.