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Production Editor

Company: Taylor and Francis 

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,000-£27,000 

Benefits: 25 days holiday per annum (with an additional 3 days for Christmas), a comprehensive benefits package and company pension scheme.

The Job:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our fast-paced journals production team as Production Editor. You will be responsible for building key relationships, working with third party suppliers and providing strong customer service to ensure the full journal production process is successfully achieved across a large portfolio of journal titles.

Reporting to the Production Team Leader, the key responsibilities are:

  • Liaising with internal and external editors to obtain copy for publication to agreed schedules
  • Monitoring and managing supplier performance and providing constructive feedback to ensure high quality work
  • Sharing and communicating best practice with external suppliers and internal colleagues
  • Analysing errors and defects to improve quality standards
  • Improving workflows to ensure best standards are achieved
  • Quality checking articles and issues against style and agreed checklists
  • Ensuring article and issue publication runs to agreed schedules and page budgets
  • Communicating effectively to provide first-rate customer service for authors, editors, suppliers and societies
  • Working as an enthusiastic and cooperative team player within a dynamic, effective and flexible team
  • Ensuring information is maintained and up-to-date across multiple databases
  • Managing and implementing strategic changes across a portfolio of titles


The ideal candidate:

  • Has exceptional customer service skills, ideally with knowledge of supply chain or previous customer service experience
  • Has a passion to join a leading academic publisher
  • Is adaptable and not averse to working within a changeable and fast paced environment
  • Can manage their own time and prioritise tasks to ensure all work is completed on time and to agreed standards
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Is familiar in working with third party suppliers


To Apply: please contact Laura Dicken. 

Phone: +44(0)2070176670

Email: laura.dicken@tandf.co.uk


Closing Date: 21st February 2019

To apply for this vacancy please get in touch with the recruiter using the details shown above.

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  • This job vacancy must be based only on Milton Park
  • The company must be a Milton Park occupier
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