Editorial Section Manager (Cell Press Heliyon - Life Science)
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About our Team

We are seeking Editorial Section Managers for Heliyon, an all-science, open access, Cell Press journal. We have progressive plans for 2022 and this is an exciting opportunity for university graduates to start their career in scientific publishing.

You will be joining a truly global, friendly and intelligent team offering you huge growth opportunities.

About the Role

The Editorial Section Manager will be part of our editorial support teams with the primary responsibility of managing one or more of our scientific sections.

This requires frequent and consistent contact with scientific editors, authors, and editorial referees. Scientific literacy in the life sciences is required for the role of the Editorial Section Manager.


Ensure the smooth operation of sections within the journal through collaboration with our international scientific editors.

Continuously develop the editorial teams of the journal and ensure trusted relationships with the scientific editors of Heliyon.

Manage high volume of internal and external e-mail correspondence, providing exceptional customer service to authors, reviewers, and staff.

Guide manuscripts through an online database from initial submission through to final editorial decision.

Perform technical and administrative checks on manuscripts for compliance with the journal’s standard after submission, revision and in preparation for acceptance.

Monitor the peer review process with a goal of obtaining timely feedback from editors and reviewers.

Collaborate with colleagues across the business on projects to improve Heliyon.


Have a scientific background (undergraduate level) in a life science.

Have a talent for exceptional communication in written and spoken English, and a focus on hospitality.

Possess an enthusiastic attitude, great analytical skill and the ability to pay close attention to detail.

Be able to adapt to change, handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and to prioritize individually.

Have great interpersonal skill within an international team.

Be able to work equally well collaboratively or individually without continuous supervision in an ever-changing environment

Be PC proficient with expertise in Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook and Excel).

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work / life balance across the organisation. We are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people.

With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play.

Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

We are delighted to offer a range of benefits to protect your health, help you accumulate wealth and secure your future. We can provide you with a benefits leaflet for your specific region when you apply.

About Us

Cell Press, which is part of Elsevier, is a dynamic, interactive, diverse, and creative scientific community located in the heart of Cambridge, MA, and with offices in the UK, the Netherlands, and China.

With 100+ PhD scientists, a forward-looking and experienced editorial support and digital production team, a results-driven marketing and press office, and a vibrant commercial partnership group, Cell Press aims to facilitate effective scientific exchange and is a leader in communicating the most important scientific findings.

Cell Press publishes over 50 scientific journals across the life, physical, earth, and health sciences, both independently and in partnership with scientific societies.

Our story began in 1974 with the journal Cell and a commitment to publishing exciting biology. Today, we are bringing our editorial excellence, commitment to innovation, unparalleled reach and visibility, and passion for advocacy to all areas of scientific exploration as we work to publish and share science that inspires.

Join Us

Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our publications and technology lead to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.

Please include a cover letter with your application explaining why you are interested in the role.

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