Permanent Journals Production Editor / Coordinator

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Company Name:Persona Staff Recruitment
Job Type:Full-Time
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Our client in the educational industry has a vacancy for a Journals Production Editor / Coordinator to join their scholarly publishing team. The Journals Production Editor / Coordinator manages written texts through the publishing production process. You will be responsible for assessing the quality of work delivered by copy editors and proofreaders and ensuring that the Publisher's house style is adhered to in all published work. The Journals Production Coordinator is also responsible for working with layout editors to ensure that the text's overall presentation and its elements (e.g., tables and figures) meet the style and quality requirements. The Journals Production Coordinator manages the quality of papers and production schedule from acceptance to print and online deliveries and monitors page usage and other journal metrics. Responsibilities: Manage a portfolio of journal titles, ensuring that they run on optimised workflows and meet department publication metrics. Maintain article and issue schedules, metadata, and page budgets, and uphold quality standards throughout the publication process. Complete production checks by assessing the production quality of incoming manuscripts; ensure that all relevant files are received and that they follow established guidelines. Review copyedited materials to ensure that they follow the Publishers’ style guidelines and ensure that the author's corrections have been properly implemented. Offer constructive support and guidance to assigned vendor project managers. Provide excellent customer service for assigned Editors-in-Chief, authors, internal departments, and external vendors and customers. Assist and lead department projects as required. Desired Attributes: Has a mindset of continuous improvement, embracing innovation and new ways of working. Is passionate about the academic publishing landscape and will use this passion to actively participate in projects that support the Company’s mission. Will wow us with excellent analytical, organisation, and problem-solving skills. Qualification and Competencies :A Bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field. 2-4 years of relevant editorial/publishing experience. A demonstrated proficiency in the English language and an interest in scholarly publishing are essential. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Familiarity with HTML, XML and ePUB Strong English skills Ability to multi-task Attention to detail and critical thinking Being well-organised and able to manage short deadlines To apply, please send your CV with your salary expectations to hannah@personastaff.co.za.Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.Persona Staff CC is POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013) compliant, all personal information is protected according to legislation. B SECTOR: Education

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