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Assistant Managing Editor, Earth & Environmental Science

Posted: 2019-02-12

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12th Feb 2019
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Job Description :

Cactus Communications is a pioneer in language services, offering English editing and other services to researchers and organizations worldwide. Our team of freelance and in-house editors edits and reviews cutting-edge research manuscripts such that they meet international standards of academic and scientific English.
CACTUS is proud to be ranked 1st among in a study conducted by Great Place to Work Institute India in association with MINT, by HT Media.

As the Assistant Managing Editor of the Earth & Environmental Science team, you will:
  • Perform deadline-driven quality assurance checks on manuscripts edited by freelancers
  • Poorly worded sentences have been edited for better readability and clarity
  • Client instructions and subject-specific conventions are followed
  • Handle manuscripts on topics ranging from Geology, AtmosphericScience, Climate Science, Weather Studies, Space and Planetary Science & Environmental Science.
  • Interact with talented freelance editors from around the world and proactively provide feedback on their editing assignments
  • Mentor new team members to enable them to work independently
  • Understand client and industry requirements and adapt working approach accordingly
Desirable skills:
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with managing people and/or projects
  • Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment
  • A PhD or Masters degree in Earth or Environmental Sciences, with a passion for research and a strong grasp of current academic/industry trends as well as written conventions in this field and its subfields
  • Familiarity with creating and formatting manuscripts in MS Word, PDF, and LaTeX

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