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We are currently recruiting for two trustees for the IFIS Board.
These are voluntary roles that involves attending quarterly meetings and providing occasional advice and support. No previous experience of serving on a Board is required, as we will provide training. The roles involve  contributing to the strategic direction of our organisation and  ensuring that management are delivering relevant and effective support to scientists, technologists and engineers around the world. There are also formal statutory duties associated with the role, which are detailed in the job descriptions.
The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021.
We are currently seeking a Digital Product Administrator to work as part of our Product Development Team as we shift to a more digital focus for our products and services. This is a full-time, office-based role (with options for remote working on a flexible basis depending on COVID-19 restrictions). It is offered as an initial 12-month contract with a competitive salary.
This temporary opportunity would suit a recent graduate with experience in digital publishing or digital product ownership and an interest in the sciences of food and health. It requires strong digital and IT skills to assist primarily with the administration and management of online digital products & services. Experience in STM publishing and database administration would be highly regarded.
It would suit someone looking to gain experience working in digital publishing in a small, highly professional organization with exciting and ambitious growth plans.
Reporting to the Digital Production Manager, you will be responsible for contributing directly to the management and maintenance of IFIS’s digital publishing platform and analytics services. It will involve administering customers, user accounts and systems, and reporting on usage statistics. The role will also work closely with the Head of Product Development to manage and operationalise existing and new digital products & services offered by IFIS Publishing.
This role will be instrumental in ensuring the quality of publishing processes, assisting the Digital Production Manager in monitoring and maintaining adherence to editorial guidelines of database records to ensure the ongoing integrity of the FSTA database.
Depending on knowledge and experience, there will also be opportunities to work with the Head of Product Development, Senior Content Manager and Digital Production Manager, on requirements, specifications and improvements to new and existing digital workflows.
Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.
Please send all applications for this position, preferably via email, to Claire Peggs, HR & Admin Manager, IFIS Publishing (email@example.com). Please include a covering letter briefly outlining your suitability for this role with your CV.
Applications will close on 30 June 2021.
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