New Phytologist job vacancy. Recruiting now for a Development Coordinator

Last updated: 31 Mar, 2015

Development Coordinator - New Phytologist

Salary:   £26,274 to £30,434
Closing Date:   Sunday 03 May 2015
Interview Date:   Tuesday 02 June 2015
Reference:  N830


New Phytologist, one of the world’s leading plant science journals (ISI Impact Factor 6.545), seeks a Development Coordinator. You will assist the Managing Editor in publishing of the journal and in implementing activities for the journal’s short- to long-term development. You will develop, coordinate and implement marketing plans for the journal and associated charitable activities, including representation at scientific meetings, maintain the journal websites, and be proactive in developing online initiatives to enhance our outreach (e.g. through social media and online content) and to improve the functionality of the online journal. You will also assist in the organization of the internationally renowned series of New Phytologist Symposia. You will have a scientific background, an understanding of online communities and social media, excellent communication and organizational skills, and be highly motivated and able to work well in a team.


The post is to be based at Lancaster University. This offers an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant journal team at an exciting and innovative time in the publishing industry.


Informal enquiries can be made to Sarah Lennon (


We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.


New Phytologist is an international journal offering rapid publication of high quality original research in plant science. Owned by a not-for-profit organisation (The New Phytologist Trust) we are dedicated to the promotion of plant science, facilitating projects from symposia to free access for our Tansley reviews and Forum articles



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