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27 October 2022
Practical Career Development: Editorial and commissioning skills

  26 October 2022, 14:00-17:00(END)


  The last two years have proved challenging for new starters and those early in their careers as they try to establish networks and build relationships within the industry and with peers. Newcomers to our industry have been disadvantaged by this void in their early career working experience.

  Following our successful event in Bristol, we are pleased to bring this programme to London. The afternoon will provide a forum for early career professionals to discuss some of these issues and network face-to-face. Support, guidance, skills and knowledge acquisition has never been more important to develop and build a career in academic and scholarly publishing.

  Ask questions and learn from your peers.

  Who should attend?

  Early career staff in the following roles from STEM, HSS publishers, presses, society publishers, working on all publishing products including journals and books. This programme will be applicable to SME and larger organizations.

  Assistant Commissioning Editor

  Publishing assistant

  Editorial assistant

  Production assistant

  Development Editor

  Publishing Editor

  What did they learned?

  This session aims to provide practical take-aways - 'tips and traps' including

  How to prepare and conduct in-person meetings, conferences, hybrid events and campus visits.

  Effective follow up

  Communications and relationship management

  Build your community

  How to network productively