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Graduate Scientific Editorial Assistant

Graduate Scientific Editorial Assistant

Location Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Job Type Immediate Start Graduate Role
Salary £20000 - £21000 per annum
Sector Science and Research

Graduate Scientific Editorial Assistant

Job Location: Buckinghamshire
Job Salary: circa £20k upwards
Job Sectors: Science / Copy Editing / Scientific Editor / Biological Sciences / Biology / Graduate

An expanding Medical Education and Communications company is looking for graduates in the biological science sector to join their company as a Scientific Copy Editor. The company offers a great starting salary and benefits package and training is provided also.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • ensuring the quality and accuracy of all materials produced
  • fact-checking, proofreading, and commissioning content
  • following processes and house style
  • writing news and social media posts
  • updating and managing databases
  • uploading content onto our websites and laying out copy in InDesign.

Required skills and experience:

Essential:

  • Life science degree (or higher) with an understanding of disease area terminology
  • Excellent knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time-management, project-management, and organisational skills.

Desirable:

  • Medical communications or publications experience
  • Experience of using InDesign
  • Experience of online publishing, including use of:
    • content management systems
    • Google Analytics
    • social media.