Editorial Lead

  • Location London
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Posted Date 06-07-2018
  • Expires 06-07-2018
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Job Summary

We are looking to add an Editorial Lead to set and maintain editorial standards, contributing directly to designated accounts, managing writing staff as required and helping to shape the editorial team structure and development programme. As a senior member of the Elements’ team, be involved in initiatives directed at shaping the future direction of the company.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To have a hands-on writing role on designated accounts, ensuring projects are delivered to time and to budget, developing strategic partnerships with clients and contributing to organic growth
  • To manage designated members of the editorial team, driving the personal development process for those team members in order for them to best achieve defined editorial standards
  • To maintain an awareness of the allocation and distribution of editorial tasks (including use of freelance resource) for designated accounts, alerting the Editorial Director to potential resource challenges and participating in recruitment as required
  • To work with the ED and EDD to continuously monitor the performance of the editorial team to ensure that the structure is effective and appropriate, and to identify training requirements
  • To contribute to new business activity through proposal development and pitching as required
  • Working with the SMT, to actively participate in initiatives directed at determining best practice for Elements as a whole (not just within the editorial team) and at shaping the future direction of the company

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Writing experience >5 years
  • Agency experience >5 years

Pharmaceutical industry experience desirable BSc / MSc / PhD or equivalent

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