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Intranet Administrator – 18 months   Salary: £30,375-£33,750 Do you have a passion for employee engagement and digital workplace? Are you experienced in designing, developing and managing content to provide a superior user experience? Does amazing science that tackles global problems excite you?   The RSC has an exciting opportunity to join its modern multi-award winning communications team to help shape the content of its new digital workplace platform.   Join our 600 employees worldwide and help us advance excellence in chemical sciences.   As Intranet Administrator, you will work with the Communications and Technology teams to migrate the content stored on our current platform to our new digital workplace.   You will work with the Content Strategist to deliver the content migration strategy and ensure that the milestones are met. You will provide expert advice on content migration and presentation as well as hands on support to the various departments. You will ensure that content is fresh, accurate, relevant, well-organised, duly updated and accessible. You will train all Content Editors to migrate their information and build their pages in line with the content strategy and provide one on one tailored training sessions to senior members of staff. Working alongside the Content strategist you will draft “how to” and help guides for use by the intranet users.   Do you fit the bill?   Do you have demonstrable experience working in administration of a website or intranet, managing, drafting and building strategic content? Have you successfully built accessible, user friendly and attractive content on a digital platform? Do you have a track record of delivering impactful training to senior members of staff? Do you have in depth knowledge of the Interact product? Can you manage conflicting responsibilities, deliver to tight deadlines, remind calm under pressure and work at a pace? Are you creative, positive, proactive with a can-do attitude?    If so, get in touch now.   Read the full job description here.
Job Code
0320
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
31/07/2020
The Royal Society of Chemistry is looking for an engaging and successful manager to lead our books team. We have been publishing books since 1968 and have over 1,700 titles in our list, with 1,500 available as eBooks.   This role is based in our Cambridge office , however we have some flexibility around this and home working would be considered.   Reporting to our Director of Publishing, you will be responsible for developing our digital books strategy and business case to transform our books business and to oversee the delivery of ambitious commissioning and publishing targets, and financial management of the associated costs. This role will involve influencing and liaising with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels and across all departments.   The ideal candidate will be a strong commercial business leader with management and strategic thinking skills, excellent decision-making and organisational skills, a proactive style and the ability to use their initiative.   We are looking for: - Extensive experience of leading the strategic and commercial development of books programmes - Experience of  managing books editorial and production teams or transferable experience from other aspects of academic publishing - Sound knowledge of budgets, management accounts, and cost management and must be able to apply this knowledge to new business developments, books budgets, and management accounts - High degree of staff management skill and must apply this to recruitment, training, supervision, motivation and development of staff - Demonstrable broad range of functional knowledge and awareness of external influences particularly with respect to research and funding trends and books publishing - Demonstrable business awareness of digital book sales and access models - Broad knowledge of developments in digital books publishing production systems and processes - Sound business acumen, strong ability to influence at a senior level and demonstrable negotiation skills - Understanding of the working of committees, especially Governance Boards, and must manage effective meetings   This role is available on a full-time temporary basis to cover maternity leave.   If this sounds of interest, please apply before the end of our closing date.   Download full job descriotion here.  
Job Code
0573
City
Cambridge
or
United Kingdom
Country
UK
Closing Date
20/07/2020
Do you have a passion for employee engagement and digital workspace? Are you experienced in designing, developing and managing content to provide a superior user experience? Does amazing science that tackles global problems excite you?   The RSC has an exciting opportunity to join our multi-award winning communications team to help shape the content of our new digital workplace platform. This opportunity is based at our Cambridge office and is available on a temporary (14 month) full-time (35 hours per week) basis.   Join over 600 of our employees worldwide and help us advance excellence in chemical sciences.   As an Intranet Content Strategist for the RSC, you will work with our Communications and Technology teams to shape a new intranet content strategy that aligns to our goals and brand values.   You will carry out a detailed audit and analysis of the current intranet content and user experience to provide our employees with an exceptional experience.   A true expert, you will share content architecture and strategy best practice with internal stakeholders, and lead focus groups to test proposals.   You will ensure that content is fresh, inspiring, accurate, relevant, well-organised and accessible.   Do you fit the bill?   Do you have demonstrable and recent experience of working on internal digital content strategy, and of having successfully delivered similarly ambitious projects in the past?   Can you demonstrate outstanding project management skills and the ability to deliver at a fast pace, under pressure and to tight deadlines?   Are you creative, proactive with a can-do attitude?    If so, apply now.   Specific experience of Interact’s digital workplace platform is desirable.   The Royal Society of Chemistry offers great benefits.     Read the full job description here.
Job Code
0322
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
20/07/2020
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
13/07/2020
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 Japan and South Korea 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 and publishing - Contacts with the relevant communities  - Fluent in Japanese and English  Desirable skills and qualifications - Experience in, or knowledge of, Scientific, Technical & Medical publishing - Understanding of Japanese education systems and Japanese chemistry society landscape - Knowledge of Korean is desirable, but not necessary  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
0211
City
Tokyo
Country
JP
Closing Date
13/07/2020