Interim Executive Editor, In Vivo (Maternity Cover) 3 More London Riverside, London SE1

Citeline

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Job type

  • Freelance

Location

3 More London Riverside, London SE1

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  • Company pension
  • Paid volunteer time

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Description

Citeline, part of the Norstella group of Pharma information solutions, is one of the world’s leading providers of data and intelligence on clinical trials, drug treatments, medical devices and what’s new in the regulatory and commercial landscape. Relying on us to deliver vital advantage when making critical R&D and commercial decisions, our customers come from over 3000 of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, contract research organizations (CROs), medical technology, biotechnology and healthcare service providers, including the top 10 global pharma and CROs.

From drug and device discovery and development to regulatory approval, and from product launch to lifecycle management, we provide the intelligence and insight to help our customers seize opportunities, mitigate risk and make business-critical decisions, faster. As the pharma and healthcare sector faces unparalleled upheaval, customers rely on our independent advice, enabling them to cut through the clutter and make sense of changing drug development, regulatory and competitive landscapes.

To amplify the ability to make critical decisions, Citeline is proud to become part of Norstella; an organisation that unites the market leading companies Citeline, Evaluate, MMIT, Panalgo and The Dedham Group. Our shared goal is to improve patient access to life-changing therapies. We are stronger together and as a Norstella company, Citeline plays a key role in helping to connect the dots from pipeline to patient.

THE TEAM

Citeline’s Pharma Insights are a suite of six specialized, subscription-only news and analysis products for the pharmaceutical, medtech and associated industries. Our global editorial team of 50+ journalists are based in seven countries across Europe, Asia and North America. This role is to oversee editorial content and associated activities for In Vivo, which provides in-depth, analytical features covering key issues affecting the biopharma and medtech sectors. You will oversee the work of two reporters on In Vivo (based in the UK and Canada), commission and edit contributions from freelancers around the world and work closely with colleagues from other publications, who provide additional content for In Vivo. You will also work on projects with our data journalist. You will report to the editor-in-chief of Commercial Insights.

SCOPE OF ROLE

In this role as Interim Executive Editor, you will:

  • Commission freelance content one to two months ahead of publishing need
  • Commission articles from the wider editorial team, particularly for themed months
  • Select content for use on In Vivo from sister publications
  • Plan publishing schedule for each month, content to be signed off daily Mon-Thurs
  • Edit 20-25 articles per month
  • Load external content into Sitecore
  • Write 2-3 articles per month, filing schedule gaps where needed
  • Take the lead on content planning and production for Outlook 2025
  • Update the website homepage weekly
  • Prepare curated emails
  • Share social media content
  • Manage free-to-access content

In addition, you will have the following management responsibilities:

  • Editorial Line management of 2 colleagues
  • Set objectives for direct reports and review throughout the year
  • Lead weekly team meetings, including wider editorial team members when needed
  • Arrange fortnightly 1-2-1 catch up calls
  • Approve holiday time and expenses
  • Plan travel and conference coverage
  • Feedback information from senior editor meetings
  • Provide monthly highlights to EIC

HOW YOU’LL SUCCEED

  • Ensure weekly email alerts are delivered on time on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Produce approx. 30 pieces of content each month
  • Curate Essential Insights and Monthly Highlights emails
  • Publish monthly features on time: EOTM, deals in depth, deals shaping the industry, BioBytes, Podcast
  • Publish quarterly features on time: Q stats dealmaking, Q stats financing
  • Oversee special content: Outlook 2025, Deals of the Year January 2025, Rising Leaders April 2025
  • Lead team through transition to new publishing system
  • Maintain high quality content and build on In Vivo’s presence within the industry

WHAT IT TAKES

  • Experience in health care publishing
  • Experience leading a team of journalists
  • Relevant degree in communication or biopharma
  • Experience using MS Office, Teams and Virtual Management Tools

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your Birthday!
  • Life assurance 4 x salary
  • Company Healthcare
  • 5% Pension match
  • Fabulous office in Central London, onsite cafeteria and a variety of restaurants and amenities nearby

The guiding principles for success at Norstella:

01: Bold, Passionate, Mission-First
02: Integrity, Truth, Reality
03: Kindness, Empathy, Grace
04: Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance
05: Humility, Gratitude, Learning

Equal Opportunities Statement

Evaluate is an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our ethos is to respect and value people’s differences, to help everyone achieve more at work as well as in their personal lives so that they feel proud of the part they play in our success. We believe that all decisions about people at work should be based on the individual’s abilities, skills, performance and behaviour and our business requirements. Evaluate operates a zero tolerance policy to any form of discrimination, abuse or harassment.
We know that the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist, and that sometimes the best opportunities are hidden by self-doubt. We disqualify ourselves before we have the opportunity to be considered. Regardless of where you came from, how you identify, or the path that led you here, you are welcome. If you read this job description and feel engaged and excited, we’d love to see you apply.

To apply for this job please visit careers.norstella.com.

Author

Ethan Anderson

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