Managing Editor, Impact Science

As a Managing Editor for Impact Science, you will manage a team of science communicators and writers who will work to produce high-quality content for high-value clients such as journal editorial offices, universities, research groups (clients, hereafter), and commercial and not for-profit organizations in the global research landscape.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

► People and freelancer management:   

  • Managing a team of in-house and remote writers/reviewers.
  • Managing a freelancer pool: capacity, feedback, queries.
  • Building capacity in response to business need.
  • Understanding client requirements from the Client Accounts team and designing workflows and solutions in response to them.

► Process management:

  • Working closely with the Operations Manager to set up and periodically evaluate processes that are scalable, sustainable, and TAT-optimized.
  • Communicating effectively for signoff on outputs to relevant stakeholders.
  • Skill and Quality Management.
  • Passing on feedback for design of one-time and ongoing skill building and training programs for a team of in-house writers/reviewers and freelancers.
  • Being responsible for overall content quality.

► Content management:

  • Reviewing content pieces (video scripts/summaries/press notes) to deem them client ready.
  • Reviewing outputs at different stages of production leading up to delivery (storyboards, wireframes, concepts).
  • Working closely with cross-functional resources in the studio (graphic designers, animators, narrators, developers) to ensure content vision is well articulated.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Master's degree in science, or equivalent degree in management, with the relevant experience in science communication.
  • At least one year's experience in people management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and its suite of products, in addition to having some exposure to video editing and production software.

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Hands-on experience with working in operations.
  • Basic understanding of academic publishing industry.
  • Basic understanding of design and layout.
  • Ability to think on the feet and learn on the go.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

Job location: 
Andheri (East), Mumbai

Application process

Please fill this short application form: bit.ly/MEIS_ApplicationForm. We will contact you with the next step if your profile gets shortlisted.

For any questions and concerns, email Payal Mehta at editor@cactusglobal.com.

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