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Production Editor

Informa Group Plc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Company Description

Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

To find out more about our business and the great career opportunities please go to our Careers Site:http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/careers

Job Description

We are looking to add a Production Editor to our Production Department. You will work on our diverse list of academic journals and report to Production Supervisor. You will be an important member of the team, helping us deliver timely and quality content to our customers.

Production Editors are the core position within the production department at Taylor & Francis.  As such, Production Editors are assigned a group of journals that they are responsible for from receipt of manuscripts from the Editors-in-Chief to print/online publication. Additionally, Production Editors are responsible for overseeing a group of assigned vendor-managed journals, which includes providing support and guidance to the vendor project managers. Production Editors oversee each stage of an issue's production while maintaining article/issue schedules, page budgets, communications with authors and Editors-in-Chief as well as interoffice departments. Production Editors must have an eye for detail, be organized, be able to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.

Closing date: April 9

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing the flow of content on a portfolio of titles to meet agreed speed and quality targets
  • Providing support and guidance to assigned vendor project managers
  • Serving as the main point of contact for assigned Editors-in-Chief, authors, internal departments and external vendors and customers
  • Ensuring page budgets and publication schedules are met for assigned titles
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Regularly reviewing production process of assigned journals; suggesting areas of improvement where applicable
  • Keeping content management systems updated with scheduling information
  • Utilizing Lean principles to promote process-improvement; assisting on department projects



  • Knowledge and experience in a fast, process-driven workflow
  • Experience working with external suppliers and partners
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software, content management, and/or customer relationship management systems
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, accurate, and a problem-solver
  • Excellent organization skills and confidence in completing multiple tasks to deadlines
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, oral and written
  • A strong command of English grammar and academic styles
  • Flexibility to adjust to changes in work plans or assignments

Additional Information

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 4 volunteering days annually
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension contributions
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

You must have the right to work and live in the Unites States

This role may be remote with the requirement to be located on the  East Coast in order to have the most overlap to work with colleagues in the UK


Posted: 2021-03-16 Expires: 2021-04-15

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