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Immediate Openings for Managing Editor in Mumbai

[0-10 Year(s) Exp]
Cactus Communications
Experience : 0-10 Years
Job Type : full-time
Job Description :

Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries. In line with its mission – to enable growth through effective communication – CACTUS offers specialist academic editing and other related services to individuals and corporations across sectors such as academia, publishing, and pharmaceuticals.

The CACTUS culture is eclectic yet inclusive. People from different countries and professional backgrounds come together to form a global team that pursues excellence, prizes integrity, and works as a unified client-focused organization.


As Managing Editor, you will:

·         Oversee operations for delivery of publication-ready manuscripts, by coordinating high-quality editing and reviewing (quality assessments) of edited manuscripts

·         Manage an experienced community of freelance editors and an in-house team of associate editors

·         Mentor new editors to enable them to work independently

·         Ensure that all author requirements and delivery deadlines are met

·         Provide end-to-end support to authors during the manuscript publication cycle

·         Stay updated on industry trends, with a view to sharing this knowledge with authors and improving their chances of publication


Desirable skills:

·         Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

·         Experience with managing people and/or projects

·         Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment

·         A degree or a PhD or Master’s degree in Chemistry or Materials Science

·         Familiarity with creating and formatting manuscripts in MS Word, PDF, and LaTeX

Job location: Andheri (West), Mumbai, India; Full-time


A little about career prospects: 

In this short video, one of our Cactizens talks about how she joined CACTUS right after college and how she grew from editor to Associate Vice President in just 6 years. 



To apply, please email your updated resume to Payal Mehta at


Role Category: Managing Editor
Educational Qualification: Not Specified
Functional Area: Journalism, Editing, Content
Job Posted On May. 21, 2017
Last Date To Apply June 5, 2017
Company Details
Company Name :

Cactus Communications

Company Address :

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd. 510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W) Mumbai, India 400-053

Company Website :
Company Profile :

We shape the future of scholarly and medical communications using innovative editing solutions and cutting-edge technology. With services that provide top-notch English editing and medical writing solutions, CACTUS is committed to meeting the unique communication needs of the scholarly publishing and pharmaceutical industries. We engage with clients in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and humanities. Our teams are dedicated to making high-quality research accessible globally and transforming drug development into a commercial success.

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