In-House Editor

Recruiter
Academic Minds
Location
North West London
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
1282305095
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ABOUT US

Our mission here at The Oxbridge Research Group is to help students reach their potential for academic success by connecting them with our network of experienced freelance academics. We've leveraged innovative technology to create a bespoke platform which offers our clients customised, on-demand support wherever they are in the world.

Based in Central London, our office is vibrant and fast-paced, and our team is smart, fun and motivated.

The in-house Editor role offers an exciting opportunity to make the best of use of your academic skills in the commercial world. The successful candidate will have a breadth of knowledge, keenness to adapt to a fast evolving environment and attention to detail. You will contribute to maintaining the collaborative working ethos of our freelancers, you'll be a skilled communicator and a proactive problem solver.

THE ROLE

You will work closely with the Quality Control Manager and the Academic Director to ensure that the company is always delivering world-class academic mentorship. The successful candidate will have the potential to increase the high reputation of our company in delivering projects of outstanding quality.

More specifically you will:
  • Assess the quality of work submitted by our freelancers.
  • Oversee various kinds of projects in different stages of the process.
  • Undertake editing work in area of specialization (or related areas of expertise).
  • Offer advice on setting up projects (if and when required).
  • Mediate communication between freelancers and customers.
  • Maintain polite and professional communication with customers and freelancers at all times.
  • Learn, understand and implement company policies and procedures.


REQUIREMENTS

You must have :
  • a Master's degree from a Russell Group University or equally prestigious university.
  • exemplary technical English language skills.
  • at least one year of demonstrable editing experience.
  • familiarity with major referencing styles.
  • a clear and concise writing style.
  • an eye for careful presentation & aesthetics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines.


We'd like someone with
  • a PhD in any discipline from a Russell Group or equally prestigious university - preference will be given to those candidates with a degree in Business or Law.
  • a record of original published research in his/her area of expertise.
  • demonstrate evidence of desire/commitment to work.
  • demonstrate evidence of breadth of knowledge.
  • social Awareness of equality and diversity issues in the workplace.


BENEFITS
  • Very competitive salary.
  • Permanent role allowing flexible working hours and the possibility of working remotely.
  • Fast-paced working environment with smart, fun, motivated team.
  • Quick career progression within an ambitious company in rapidly expanding sector.
  • Modern, open-plan office with plenty of perks - daily breakfast bar and weekly team lunches.
  • Weekly group yoga classes.
  • Located between King's Cross and Euston stations serving excellent transport links.