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EDITORIAL

Science Editor

Job Description

Do you have a passion for science communication? Technology Networks (a LabX Media Group Company) is looking for a Science Editor for our digital publication, Analytical Cannabis. The Science Editor will play a pivotal role in supporting the company’s editorial mission. Based out of our Suffolk office which is a commutable distance from Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester and Braintree, the Science Editor will pitch stories, source news releases, cover breaking news and produce original, engaging content ranging.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with a real eye for detail. They will be self-motivated and able to set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while working as part of a team or independently with minimum supervision. Must possess an excellent feel for scientific web communication and how to produce engaging content to build a connection with our audience. A desire to learn about the latest scientific breakthroughs and techniques is critical to the role.

Responsibilities

• Write articles and produce original content that satisfies the curiosity of a scientific audience
• Manage freelancer writers
• Assist with organising digital talks and online events
• Source high-quality scientific content (breaking news, press releases, current research, and lighter attention-grabbing content)
• Work with the social media coordinator to post content on the company’s social media pages
• Travel to selected conferences (local and international)

Experience Requirements

Experience:
• Writing experience (e.g. scientific articles, news releases, blogs or similar)
• Passionate about science and science communication
• Laboratory experience preferred

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in science

Technical Skills:
• Solid scientific background
• Demonstrate strong editing and writing skills
• Experienced in researching topics in various fields of science
• Excellent understanding of content sourcing
• Social media savvy

Date Posted

03/12/2018

Type

Full Time

Working Hours

08:30 - 17:00

Location

Technology Networks Limited

Woodview

Bull Lane Industrial Estate

Sudbury

CO10 OFD

UK