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We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At SNG you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Science Navigation Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
Administrative Assistant (Ref: F1R/AA)

F1000Research, a unique open science publishing platform from the internationally renowned Faculty of 1000, requires an Administrative Assistant to work on the F1000 Faculty Reviews team (https://f1000research.com/browse/f1000-faculty-reviews).

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-organised individual interested in entering the publishing industry. The role will be to provide administrative support across the Faculty Reviews team as the F1000Research publishing platform continues to grow.

The successful candidate should have good interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and be computer literate. They should be able to work to deadlines, manage their workload effectively, and work well with personnel at all levels. Main responsibilities will include providing administrative support to the Faculty Reviews team, creating and keeping spreadsheets up to date, sourcing information from the Internet, and general office administration. The successful candidate should be educated to A level standard or equivalent and have basic office skills and strong basic IT skills (e.g. MS office, Outlook, Internet searching).

Main Duties:
Provide support to the editorial team in the following:
  • Preparation of manuscripts for editing.
  • Using content management systems to upload and modify website content.
  • Prepare content for author approval.
  • Find contact details for authors and referees.
  • Keep internal databases and records up to date.
Requirements:
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Computer skills essential – especially Internet searching
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong English language skills
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a dynamic working environment

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Marketing Executive (Ref: F1000/SME)

Faculty of 1000 is a leading life-science publishing group providing high-level review and research services for scientists.

We are looking for a Marketing Executive to join the marketing team. This role works across F1000's products with focus on our publishing platforms:

F1000Research – launched in 2013, f1000research.com is an open-access publishing platform for life scientists offering fast publication, transparent invited post-publication peer review, and full data deposition.

Wellcome Open Research – launched in 2016, and Gates Open Research - scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2017 provide fast open-access publishing exclusively for their funded researchers.

Our marketing efforts focus on the following:
  • Creating digital/print materials (working closely with our designers)
  • Events (mainly in the UK and US)
  • Digital advertising
  • Email marketing
  • Sponsorship deals with various organisations
Key tasks include:
  • Planning and managing marketing campaigns, ensuring timeliness and budget control
  • Input into and implementation of the annual marketing strategy
  • Identifying new marketing opportunities to increase submissions, awareness and visibility of our products
  • Writing and proofreading copy for landing pages, emails, leaflets, etc.
  • Implementing marketing campaigns (including digital campaigns via various platforms)
  • Organising and attending events such as conferences/seminars in the UK and abroad
  • Monthly campaign reporting
  • Coordinating activity with key colleagues in editorial, design, development and other departments where projects overlap
  • Support the Marketing Manager on various ad-hoc projects
The ideal candidate will have the following key skills:
  • A background in science or STM publishing experience in a marketing role (relevant marketing qualification preferable but not required)
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Stakeholder management experience - including customers, colleagues and partner organisations
  • Project management skills – proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to use own initiative and be creative
  • Can do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics / analytical reporting skills
  • Experience running advertising campaigns using: Google Adwords, Facebook and Twitter
  • A keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Java Developer (Ref: F1000/JD)

F1000Research is a unique open research publishing platform, publishing articles and other content in the field of biomedicine, using innovative and cutting-edge publishing models and technology. It offers bespoke publishing solutions to external partners such as research institutions and funders, including the world's largest medical research charity that funds research, the Wellcome Trust, for which we developed the publishing platform, Wellcome Open Research. For each client we support bespoke features and provide the technologies and skills to manage the editorial processes behind the publishing platform.

We are currently seeking a highly talented, self-motivated developer to join our team in building these new tools and platforms to the highest quality and reliability.

Must Haves:
  • Demonstrable Java development experience (Java 7 or higher).
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fast learner.
Desirables:
  • Experience with continuous integration and versioning control tools.
  • Demonstrable experience of test-driven development.
  • JUnit, Mockito, Cucumber
  • Hibernate
  • Spring 2.5/3 (including Spring MVC)
  • JavaScript/AJAX
  • jQuery
  • Maven
  • SQL
  • XML/XSLT

Candidates should have a strong university qualification and excellent A-levels or equivalent.

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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