Projects Editor
graduate job

Projects Editor

Competitive salary
Time left to apply
5 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

The quality and accuracy of materials produced by MGP is of the utmost importance. You will be required to:

  • Proof-read all types of project at all stages to ensure accuracy of copy
  • Write copy (e.g. author briefs, sponsored emails)
  • Sub-edit, rewrite, and restructure copy as necessary for all types of project
  • Follow internal procedures and protocols

You will be the in-house editorial lead on a variety of MGP projects, which may include (but are not limited to):

  • Algorithms/ working party guidelines
  • Digital projects (e.g. animations)
  • Email alerts
  • Resource centres
  • Supplements
  • Webinars

Technical skills

You will be required to use the following applications and systems (training will be given where needed):

  • Microsoft Office
  • InDesign
  • Webvision content management system

Project management

Project management is a key part of your role. You will be required to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders, including:

  • Contributors
  • Clients
  • All internal departments
  • Freelancers.

Company information

MGP is an established medical publishing and medical education company based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. MGP has been promoting best practice in healthcare for over 20 years by delivering independent educational content to influential healthcare professionals. In turn, we offer reach to unique and valuable audiences for companies looking to promote their products in the healthcare space, including a range of blue chip companies in the field.

Person requirements

You must demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills, and meet deadlines and stakeholder expectations.

Key skills:

  • Life science degree (or higher) with an understanding of disease area terminology
  • Excellent proofreading and subediting skills and attention to detail
  • Strong time management, project management, and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Other desired skills:

  • At least two years’ medical communications or publications experience
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and the ABPI Code of Practice

Experience of online publishing, including:

  • Content management systems
  • Search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Google analytics
  • Development of eLearning modules

Accepted degree subjects

health sciences · physics · biology and life sciences · chemistry · pharmacy and pharmacology


Competitive salary

Salary dependent upon experience, objectives bonus £1,000 per annum, profit share scheme, pension and healthcare schemes




How to apply

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter via the Apply button.

Closing date: 28/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 28/11/2017

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