Job ref no.: CT3117352-01#7216

Editorial Assistant

Informa

Taylor & Francis Group is an Informa business (www.informa.com). Informa plc is the global information provider for the academic, professional and commercial markets.

We are providers of quality information and knowledge that enable our customers to perform their jobs efficiently, continue their education, and help contribute to the advancement of their chosen fields. Our customers are researchers, students, academics and increasingly, professionals.

Taylor & Francis Group is an Informa business (www.informa.com). Informa plc is the global information provider for the academic, professional and commercial markets.

We are providers of quality information and knowledge that enable our customers to perform their jobs efficiently, continue their education, and help contribute to the advancement of their chosen fields. Our customers are researchers, students, academics and increasingly, professionals.

We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join us at our office in Hong Kong as an Editorial Assistant.


Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Managing Editor, Publisher and Editorial Director in the management and development of our successful portfolio of peer reviewed journals in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
  • Liaising with journal editors and colleagues within the Taylor & Francis Group
  • Preparing reports for editorial board meetings, collating and analyzing statistics
  • Attending editorial meetings and conferences as required
  • Organizing meetings (in-house, external, launch events, etc.)
  • Assisting with budget data gathering, monthly statistical reports, market research to aid commissioning
  • Assisting with information collection, data analysis, document preparation to aid acquisition
  • Maintaining data integrity of journal web sites and administrative databases
  • Dealing with telephone calls, correspondence and routine enquiries
  • Providing appropriate cover in the Managing Editor's / Publisher's / Editorial Director's absence

Requirements:

  • Able to manage a range of duties and maintain focus on deadlines and priorities at the same time
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative when necessary
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and adaptable to different work / cultural contexts
  • Excellent eye for detail and able to keep accurate records
  • Willingness to work to a high standard; highly professional in all conduct
  • Must have high computer literacy, be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and familiar with online technologies
  • Good team player
  • Quick to adapt and learn

The successful candidate should be willing to learn new business skills. Familiarity with the academic environment would be an advantage.

The position would suit someone looking for an entry level job in academic publishing. We work within a supportive team environment.

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Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

To find out more about our business and the great career opportunities please go to our Careers Site: http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/careers

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