Content Editorial Manager
Chiswick, London, UK
5d ago

The Opportunity

As a Content Ediorial Manager you will be accountable for all Editorial and Data delivery, this position leads the delivery of standards content across all delivery channels, including HTML, PDF and hard copy.

The role reports to the Editorial and Data Manager, who is accountable for all Editorial and Data delivery. This is a line management role overseeing a team of Content Editors and a Production Content Editor.

You will manage an operational, content-focussed editorial team responsible for a high volume of standards and non-standards throughput.

This team provides a quality editorial service (copyediting in XML, XML typesetting, proofreading, content analysis) on standards and non-

standards content for a range of products / outputs. The Content Editorial team’s primary outputs will be the delivery of standards adoptions and their amendments, white papers, expert commentary and other value-

add content. The Content Editors will work with other teams within Content Solutions to constantly strive to deliver the optimal processing of content, whilst maintaining the required quality levels.

This is a line management role overseeing a team of Content Editors and a Production Content Editor. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities Line management, including coaching, development performance management, recruitment, training and review, of Content Editorial team, including Content and Production Content Editors.

Ensuring that team structure can flex and scale as required and respond to the changing needs of the business. This includes setting up outsource suppliers and managing their operational throughput.

Supporting the Editorial and Data Manager in tasks across the team, e.g. resource management, introducing best practice, reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and recruitment Facilitate the efficient use of shared resources between the Content Editorial team and other teams across Content Solutions.

Liaising with Product and New Content Services teams regarding Applying thorough knowledge of the rules and guidelines appropriate to the publication of European / international adoptions and their amendments Prioritising the team's workload and projects to meet commercial or reputational opportunities Supporting other non-

  • standards content types, such as white papers and expert commentaries. Advising authors / panels / committees on editing, drafting rules and house style Creating accurate typeset output through management of an operation editorial team who are using XML as source Applying XML structure to content in preparation for downstream processing;
  • support associated governance policies Working with XML team to analyse new or changing incoming content feeds to ensure content conforms to governance principles and internal processes Ensuring that QA activity of typeset or rendered content is managed appropriately Ensuring integrity of metadata in all project-

    related activity Performing user acceptance testing for product and / or software functionality where appropriate Managing operational XML typesetting activities with external supplier, including error reporting, enhancements and day-

    to-day support Acting as the lead point of contact for Content Editorial and responding to queries and issues escalated by other teams and departments

    About BSI

    Do you believe the world deserves excellence? As the leading global business standards company BSI helps over 84,000 clients worldwide to improve their businesses.

    From business continuity to recycling waste, from medical devices to the exploration of space, we help businesses embed the habits of excellence so that they perform better, manage their risks more effectively and achieve sustainable growth and in doing so we touch the lives of many across the globe.

    What we offer We offer a highly competitive starting salary with 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, company-

    paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-

    style. Plus, as we’re situated just above Gunnersbury Tube station it makes for a really easy commute, or you can use the free on-

    site parking if you’d prefer to drive. Review our full standard benefits

    About You

    Knowledge and Experience Managing or leading teams Demonstrable knowledge and experience of XML Solid experience of content preparation, preferably Scientific, Technical, Medical (STM) content Experience working with online content workflow tools to support the delivery of content Skills and Abilities Ability to plan and prioritise for teams Proven ability to engage successfully with cross-

    functional stakeholders Ability to build trust-based relationships Analytical thinker

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