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We have an exciting opportunity to join the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Publishing team. As an Assistant Editorial Development Manager you will be a key representative for publishing activities in China (including Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan)supporting our strategic objectives and developments.     This role demands a proactive professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your objectives will be to increase awareness of the RSC publishing programme by building relationships with scientists, academic institutions and scientific societies to develop the best authorship and readership for RSC publications and to become a true trusted advisor to the community.   We are looking for: - M.S. in a scientific field, Ph.D. preferred - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Proven ability to work as part of a team - Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure autonomously and to meet deadlines - Willingness to travel nationally and internationally - Up-to-date knowledge of and passion for the chemical sciences - Contacts with the relevant communities - Fluent in Mandarin and English   Desirable skills and qualifications - Experience in, or knowledge of, Scientific, Technical & Medical publishing - Thorough understanding of Chinese education systems   As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our mission to advance excellence in the chemical sciences. If interested in this opportunity, please apply before the end of our closing date. Download the full job description here.
Job Code
0891
City
Beijing
Country
CN
Closing Date
01/09/2020
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) seeks a Community Manager (SMEs) on a permanent full-time (35-hour week) basis. You can be based at our Cambridge Science Park office or home-based within the UK, if you are able to travel to our Cambridge office, as necessary.   The Community Manager (SMEs) is an outward-looking role, suited to somebody who enjoys developing and growing business communities and building relationships.   You will join a friendly, open and entrepreneurial team passionately supporting science, collaborations and skills in the chemistry-based industries. The role reports to the Senior Manager – Industry, and is part community management, part project management.   As Community Manager (SMEs) you will develop a bird’s eye view of the needs, gaps, and opportunities for companies, and be the voice for hundreds of high potential SMEs. As a result of the excellent understanding of our companies, the role holder will play a crucial role in facilitating interactions between businesses and help inform future initiatives to increase the impact, visibility and support for our chemistry-based SMEs.   The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. We are a provider of knowledge, a professional body and a voice for chemical sciences, with a heritage spanning 179 years. We advise governments on policy, and we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science. We work with businesses of all sizes from start-ups to multinationals, in a variety of chemistry-based industries and sectors.   Essential knowledge and skills:   - Experience working in one or more chemistry-based industries, or experience working with business communities. - Educated to degree-level or higher, in chemical sciences or other science subject. - Knowledge and ability to talk confidently and passionately about topics relating to business and technology to a wide range of stakeholders. - Understanding of the needs of small companies and the environment, they operate in. - Demonstrable relationship management and influencing skills. - Strong communicator, written and oral, able to produce clear, concise and accurate documents, presentations, blogs. - Highly organised, objective and deadline-orientated with a clear ability to manage and prioritise a workload in order to meet tight deadlines - A team player, who thrives in fast paced and changing environment. - Initiative and ability to develop new ideas and approaches. - Strong IT skills. - Excellent project and financial management skills. Desirable knowledge and skills:   - Community management experience. - Experience of using CRM systems. - Experience organising events, workshops, roundtables.   The Royal Society of Chemistry supports development and offers great benefits.   If interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.   Download the full job description here.
Job Code
0078
City
Cambridge
or
United Kingdom
Country
UK
Closing Date
31/08/2020
The Royal Society of Chemistry is looking for an intern to work as a science writer for our editorial office and gain experience working for our flagship publication Chemistry World. You will need to be able to suitably work from home, as well as travel to our Cambridge office and within the UK, if required.   This opportunity will provide a hands-on introduction to the editorial process, from writing and editing to page layout and printing and is available on a paid, full-time basis for eight weeks, supported by the Marriott Bequest Trust.   We are looking for:   With an interest in science communication, you will demonstrate an enthusiasm for writing and will probably be coming to the end of, or will have recently completed, your chemical science degree or postgraduate course. If this sounds like you, please apply on-line before the end of our closing date.   In your application, please include your CV accompanied by a letter describing how you would benefit from the experience, as well as three varied samples of your previously published written work. If you don’t have any available samples, compose and include some of your own Chemistry World-style news pieces based on recent journal papers or current events.   Please upload or include a working link to electronic examples of three writing samples in the same file as your application letter or CV and include with your availability in your application.   Download the full job description here.   
Job Code
0011
City
United Kingdom
Country
UK
Closing Date
24/08/2020