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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:

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

or by email to:

Senior Inbound Marketing Executive (Ref: F1000/SIME)

F1000 is a leading provider of tools and services to the research community. F1000 comprises three main services:

F1000Workspace - an award-winning suite of tools to discover references, annotate and discuss them, and to support the writing of articles.
F1000Prime - an expert-based article recommendation and literature awareness tool.
F1000Research - the provider of open science publishing platforms that are transforming how research is shared and reviewed.

We are looking for a data-driven inbound marketer to own the majority of the marketing funnel for our company. You will be in charge of converting traffic into new leads for the business and - alongside the sales team - nurturing those leads into customers.

The role reports to the Marketing Manager and is based in our central London office. The role requires a high level of knowledge of HubSpot or marketing automation platforms.

  • Optimize our marketing automation and lead nurturing processes through email, live chat services, content and social channels.
  • Establish closed-loop analytics with the sales team to understand how our inbound marketing activity turns into customers, and continually refine our process to convert customers.
  • Build and manage rich content to attract a qualified audience (including blog posts, whitepapers, reports, webinars, infographics etc.).
  • Grow new leads, including marketing-qualified leads, by converting site traffic through calls-to-action, landing pages and lead generation content (including offers).
  • Proficiency in marketing automation and blogging software to generate traffic, convert visitors into leads and nurture them into customers.
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform decisions.
  • Excellent writing skills and good attention to detail.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Marketing experience.
  • Able to work autonomously and also be a good team player.
  • Bonus skills: proficiency in HubSpot, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, copywriting.

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:

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Senior Publishing Editor (Ref: F1R/SPE)

F1000Research is an innovative open research publishing platform for scientists, offering fast publication, transparent peer review (post-publication) and full data deposition and sharing. F1000Research is part of Science Navigation Group, who have a track record of establishing new publishing concepts and who started, for example, the first open access publisher, BioMed Central.

We are seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills to join the team to work as a Senior Publishing Editor for F1000Research (

The key purpose of this role is to build article submissions through the maintenance and development of existing and new gateways and collections on F1000Research. The candidate will need to implement and refine strategies for increasing article content and generate new ideas to support the growth of our gateways and collections portfolio.

You will be educated to post-graduate level, with a scientific background. You must have an active interest in open science publishing, open data and related matters, and strong experience of publishing research in a publishing role.

Informal enquiries may be made to Michael Markie, Publisher, at

  • Manage and maintain existing gateways and collections, developing new ideas on how to increase engagement from the gateway “owners” and their associated community to build submissions.
  • Identify new potential partners in the research community for developing gateways and collections in subject areas that are currently underrepresented on F1000Research (although F1000Research has historically been focussed on life sciences, the publication will need to expand to all areas of science).
  • Develop and implement a commissioning plan to generate new submissions and create visibility for F1000Research. This will include engagement with gateway advisors and advisory boards, external advocacy (e.g. conference activities), markets/marketing, website and technical developments.
  • Develop an understanding of a broad range of scientific disciplines to improve the quality and impact of our resources.
  • Actively communicate/advocate F1000Research’s advantages to the research community as a (self-) publishing platform, for example.
  • Network within the open science and open data communities to ensure content is targeted and developed effectively.
  • At least two years scientific publishing experience, preferably online, including significant contact with editors, authors, reviewers and societies and experience with journal development activities
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Able to complete projects, working to (often competing) deadlines
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem solving both in daily tasks and more complex trouble-shooting
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy (including MS Office, Outlook and internet browsers)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and online engagement
  • Willing to travel and represent F1000Research at external events

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:

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Commissioning Editor (Ref: F1000/CE)

F1000Prime, the award-winning literature recommendation service, is looking for a Commissioning Editor to liaise with top-level research scientists in the life-sciences, medicine and physics.

The role will be based in our central London office and will involve engaging with internationally renowned scientists and medics by email and telephone to commission new content for the service. The successful candidate will be educated to at least graduate level - a background in a life-science, biomedical science or physics discipline would be beneficial but is not essential - and will have a natural ability to communicate concepts clearly and enthusiastically. They should be an organised self-starter, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, show a high level of accuracy in their work, demonstrate an ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise their work on an independent basis. Prior experience of scientific research and/or scientific publishing is highly desirable but candidates with experience of roles that require strong interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Main Duties:
  • Build and run the authorship of one or more of the subject areas covered by F1000Prime.
  • Negotiate submission schedules with world-renowned scientists by phone and email.
  • Assist authors with the submission process.
  • Science graduate (life-sciences, biomedical science or physics) or prior experience of science publishing
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and enjoys interacting with people
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Diplomacy/negotiation skills
  • Computer skills essential - especially Internet searching
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
  • Ability to multi-task

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:

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer