The Editorial Assistant / Assistant Editor …
You may be required to undertake work or specific projects in areas other than those specified above.
Interpersonal Communication Skills – you will be communicating daily with people both inside and outside of SAGE. Being able to hold courteous, persuasive conversations (by email or phone) and respond quickly to queries are key requirements of the role.
Efficiency – you will need to be able to manage a varied workload involving many different tasks and working across a large number of different projects. You will need to prioritise effectively and allocate appropriate amounts of time to each task.
Accuracy – you will be required to accurately collate information for publishing reports and other reporting, as well as maintaining up-to-date records as information changes.
Written communication - you will need to be able to assimilate key information about a journal and turn it into concise copy for reporting and tendering purposes.
Research skills – you will be required to search for, select, analyse and present relevant information (e.g. citation, circulation, usage, submission and financial data relating to journal performance.)
Curiosity and enthusiasm – you will be interested in learning about academic publishing, SAGE and the markets we serve and willing to share your thoughts and experience. You will be keen to show initiative and can demonstrate good judgement, as well as being a team player.
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