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Editorial Manager

Posted 10 March by Pertemps Ended
My Client is a Government body that is looking to recruit a Editorial Manager to work on the review of a high-profile historic criminal case, commissioned by Government. The work of the review is at an advanced stage. Drafting of its report is later than planned. Under the direction of Secretary, the Editorial Manager will be responsible for managing a small editorial team to undertake drafting and reporting on editorial, structural, and quality assurance reviews on emerging report outputs. The post holder will need to become quickly familiarised with the subject-matter of the review. The office environment is highly collaborative and effective team working is essential for this role.

Please refer to the important notes listed at the bottom of this advertisement.

Key tasks and deliverables
  • Review the structure of emerging drafts in collaboration with report's authors. Provide a third party view of flow, readability and internal logic.
  • Develop and review report style and structure including chapter and section formats, heading hierarchies, and appendices, in collaboration with the report's authors.
  • Monitor, review, and revise report in compliance with house style. Manage related quality assurance of emerging drafts ensuring that errors in house style, spelling, punctuation, and syntax are corrected.
  • Design report style and layout in accordance with the publisher's style, editorial, and publishing requirements.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by the publisher prior to the production of the final report, during the publication phase
Experience Required
  • At least two years' experience in an editorial role for report style publications at Government or similar level
  • Proven writing skills, and experience of proofreading and copy/subediting
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience of managing a high performing team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a customer focus
  • Ability to collaborate closely with colleagues at all management levels and across disciplines
  • A high degree of literacy and numeracy
  • Experience of using different IT packages within a working environment
Your application would require the following additional information to be received by us by the deadline below:
  • National Insurance Number
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Proof of address
  • Level of National Security Clearance held & expiry dates (ie. BPSS/CTC*/SC*/DV*) see below.
All candidates will be need to obtain a Disclosure Scotland if offered an interview by the Client.

The deadline for this role is Monday 12th March at 8:30am. No late submissions will be accepted.

Please apply via the button below and submit your CV along with the required documents 

Duration: Temporary
Start: ASAP
Location: Chelsea
Pay Rate: £300 per day - LTD Company
IR35 Applicable: No

**If a National Security Vetting (NSV) (CTC/SC/DV) clearance is held please provide the following:-(a) Where the clearance is currently held (b) Date left current sponsor (c) Nationality (d) Place of Birth

Reference: 34654951

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