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Conference Series Co-ordinator

IOP Publishing is looking to recruit a Conference Series Co-ordinator to join its journals team

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 01 Sep 2020
  • United Kingdom | IOP Publishing
  • Date posted: 19 Aug 2020
  • Job type: Science administration & media
  • Discipline: Education & communications 

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a highly organised and customer-focused co-ordinator to join our growing conference proceedings journals team at IOP Publishing. In a highly competitive environment, you will be the first point of contact for conference organizers, journal editors and authors, and will support the publisher and commissioning editors in managing the entire process of commissioning and publishing proceedings content. You will prepare quotations and publishing agreements for customers and manage the efficient and accurate handover of manuscripts to the production department. You will play a crucial role in ensuring that systems are kept up to date with high-quality data.

We are looking for a candidate with great interpersonal skills who is able to maintain attention to detail when working to deadlines with a demanding workload.

About you


  • A degree-level education.
  • An understanding of the role of academic research journals and conferences.
  • A focus on maintaining strong customer relationships.
  • A proven ability to organise and prioritise work.
  • A results-orientated mindset and a record of achieving targets.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills.

About the benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including cycle to work and gym membership. We also have a subsidized café, which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience and how this applies to the role and requirements outlined, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of ebooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US. Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximize the impact of the research that we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognize that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.


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