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    May 15, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

Informa Connect – Life Sciences Division is seeking an Editor for its newly-established Editorial Department to provide editorial expertise to its scientific portfolios. The Editor, Drug Modalities reports to the Editorial Director and works closely with internal conference producers, as well as external stakeholders. The Editor should have familiarity with the following topics: drug modalities including peptides/oligonucleotides, antibodies, mRNA, and cell and gene therapy. The Editor should have a desire to grow their visibility, knowledge and craft with an eye to thought leadership for the vertical.

The Editor, Drug Modalities is responsible for the following:

  • Monitoring industry news and developments and reporting on same.
  • Engage with and interview scientists and thought leaders for articles and features.
  • Engage external stakeholders such as, media relations for companies, societies, associations within the vertical to inform audience on industry developments.
  • Responsible for editing all first-line assignments, oversight and quality for all editorial contributions posted on the platform.
  • Works closely with Conference Producers in the vertical to establish credible and neutral thought-leadership and editorial expertise.
  • Responsible for establishing an audience and community within the vertical.
  • Responsible for regularly produced eNewsletter.


Job capabilities:

  • Three to five years reporting or writing experience.
  • Working knowledge of the drug modalities listed above.
  • Ability to write original multi-source articles; original single source interviews/profiles; onsite event news/articles.
  • Working knowledge of transcription editing, CMS, video production and editing and eNewsletter production/management.

Additional Information

Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:

  • Freedom & flexibility: colleagues rate us highly for the flexibility and trust they receive and most of us balance time in the office with time working remotely
  • Great community: a welcoming culture with in-person and online social events, our fantastic Walk the World charity day and active diversity and inclusion networks
  • Broader impact: take up to four days per year to volunteer, with charity match funding available too
  • Career opportunity: the opportunity to develop your career with bespoke training and learning, mentoring platforms and on-demand access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning. When it’s time for the next step, we encourage and support internal job moves
  • Time out: 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after two years, plus a birthday leave day and the chance to work from (almost!) anywhere for up to four weeks a year
  • A flexible range of personal benefits to choose from, plus company funded private medical cover
  • A ShareMatch scheme that allows you to become an Informa shareholder with free matching shares
  • Strong wellbeing support through EAP assistance, mental health first aiders, a healthy living subsidy, access to health apps and more
  • Recognition for great work, with global awards and kudos programmes
  • As an international company, the chance to collaborate with teams around the world

We know that sometimes the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don’t fit all the requirements. If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we’re looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.