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Working at this long established and respected B2B publisher you will cover innovations and developments in the Chemical Manufacturing, CleanRoom Tech, and Nutra-Pharm industries.

Key tasks :
Researching for news of developments, innovations,and general industry news
Writing news articles and feature articles for a professional trade readership
Interviewing scientists and business executives
Attending press conferences and asking questions
Attending scientific conferences to understand and report on developments
Building contacts in the Chemical and Nutra-Pharmaceutical industry
Developing contacts with PRs in order to maintain a flow of information
Checking facts in order to write accurate articles
Engaging with readers and the industry via social media
Assisting the Editors in developing content and speaker ideas for conferences
Attending award ceremonies and conferences hosted by your titles

Key Candidate Criteria :
At least 6 months of experience as journalist covering scientific news
NCTJ or journalism degree preferably with a scientific background
Solid writing skills with the ability to spot a newsworthy story
A natural flair for interviewing
A passion for science

You'll receive excellent training (including NCTJ support) and mentoring from respected Editors as well as investment from the publisher in a range of external training courses. Joining an editorial floor of circa 30 staff you'll benefit from a vibrant and engaging environment.

To apply please email your CV and a supporting statement of no more than 500 words to George Buckland : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to chat through the role before making application don't hesitate to call George Buckland 020 3356 2830.

For the avoidance of doubt GEORGE BUCKLAND LIMITED is an employment agency placing this advertisement on behalf of its client described above.

Closing Date: Friday 16 December 2016

SciencePOD, which stands for Science Prose On-Demand, provides science writing and editing service to academic publishers, research organisations and many more entities of whom work in fields related to science, medicine and technology. We predominately publish bespoke magazine-style articles in a slick tablet-ready platform targeted at mainstream audiences.

We are currently recruiting new science journalists and science writers to join our permanent pool of freelancers. We promise to deliver our clients clear, concise, compelling content, and that’s why we need you. You have the talent and we have the resources.

The great thing: SciencePOD provides freedom and flexibility within your schedule. You will have personalised online contact and support from our SciencePOD commissioning editors. The commissions will be allocated on the basis of scientific expertise, journalistic or writing experience and geographical requirements in terms of language. The rate is calculated per job, dependent on the complexity of the work, and the amount of work required. Please note, we welcome applicants with multiple language skills as they are valued by our clients.

Don’t delay! Register here: https://sciencepod.net/#creators/register

Please, ensure that you attach samples of your work, as well as a link to your CV paired with an accurate description of your field or fields of expertise; these will be used by commissioning editors to allocate the work.

Feel free to get in touch, should you have any queries.

See you online on the SciencePOD platform.

Sabine Louet, Founder SciencePOD (ABSW Member)

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Inga Vesper, chief editor SciencePOD (ABSW Member)

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EAT is looking for a world-class editor and communications manager with excellent writing skills, flexibility, and a deep knowledge of the science behind the nexus of food systems, health and the environment. This person will build and manage a team of journalists and designers who will work on in-depth features, news, and interactive products both for a new innovative online website and the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems.

More details: http://eatforum.org/article/we-are-looking-for-a-world-class-editorcommunications-manager/

The new website will target thought leaders and all those working on issues related to food, health and the environment across policy, business, media, and academia. The website, operating as a twelve-month pilot, will form an integral part of EAT’s strategy to set an international agenda and build support to transform the global food system.

The website will also help set the stage for the release of the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems, a state of the art scientific assessment that will help underscore the importance of transforming the global food system. This assessment will provide targets for business and policy makers, such as those provided by the IPCC.

As editor, you will be responsible for developing the new site and taking it from concept to launch. As communications manager, you will be responsible for developing a communications strategy for the EAT-Lancet Commission. This will include 1) Sharing information about the aims, scope and importance of the EAT-Lancet Commission; 2) Developing multi-stakeholder interest in the report and; 3) Creating an innovative digital platform and a social-media presence.

The position is full-time and for one year with the opportunity for extension. Start date as per agreement but ideally we would like the position to start in early 2017. The position may initially be based in Stockholm and then transition to Oslo.

Closing Date: Wednesday 21 December 2016

Restoration of appearance and function trust (RAFT), are looking for a science writer to start work in 2017 to update our 25th anniversary book for our 30th anniversary (in 2018). This requires researching how our research projects have been taken up by others and impacted on healthcare over the last 30 years i.e. we don't just want a narration of our achievements but are looking to prove that our research has had an impact. The 30th anniversary book should also includes stories of patients who have benefited from our work and key people involved in our history.

This is a fixed payment project i.e. we are looking for someone to quote for the whole project rather than pay by hour.

Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2016
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SciencePOD—which stands for Science Prose On-Demand—delivers a high-quality science writing and editing service to academic publishers, research organisation and many more entities who work in field related to science, medicine and technology are keen to publish high-quality work. We mainly publish magazine-style articles in a slick tablet-ready platform targeted at mainstream audiences.

We are currently recruiting new science journalists and science writers to join our permanent pool of freelancers. So now is the time to register with us.

Being registered on SciencePOD will give you an opportunity to write on a wide range of topics spanning all sciences and technologies. You will have personalised online contact and support from our SciencePOD commissioning editors. The commissions will be allocated on the basis of scientific expertise, journalistic or writing experience, and geographical requirements in terms of language. The rate is calculated for each job, depending on the complexity of the work and the amount of work required. Please note, we welcome applicants with multiple language skills as they are valued by our clients.

If you are interested, do not delay and register here: https://sciencepod.net/#creators/register

Please ensure that you attach samples of your work, as well as a link to your CV together with an accurate description of your fields of expertise, as these will be used by commissioning editors to allocate the work.

Feel free to get in touch, should you have any queries.

See you online on the SciencePOD platform.

Sabine Louet, Founder SciencePOD

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Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2016

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Chief Careers Editor, Nature

Preferably London or New York, but also open to San Francisco

We are looking for a Chief Careers Editor for the journal Nature, to lead a team in building a vibrant digital hub of editorial content that furthers the careers of scientists at all stages of their careers.

The Chief Careers Editor will be a natural innovator who thrives online. You will have significant experience in senior roles in scientific publishing and editing, with a proven track record managing editors and writers as well as experience in science journalism.

You will oversee the creation of editorially independent content focusing on research career trends and issues, and enabling researchers in their work. This content will be published online and in Nature’s print magazine, and might include service features, Q&As, how-to videos, personal essays, expert columns, advice columns, obituaries, announcements.

Your team will also curate relevant content to an online Careers hub designed to enhance the lives and careers of working scientists.

This role will also involve overseeing independently executed but commercially driven (such as sponsored) content for the hub and guiding a lively blog updating researchers on news in the career sector.

The Chief Careers Editor will also participate in the organization of Nature Careers Expos, helping to develop panel ideas and source speakers

Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the country they wish to work in. The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

For further details and to apply upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations.

https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=8684&company=C0001215517P&username

Closing Date: Monday 20 June 2016


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