08 Oct, 2019

Digital Publishing Assistant (potential for remote working)

£11,500 - £16,000 yearly
  • IFIS Publishing - food and health information
  • Remote (Potential for remote working)
Part time & Casual IT & Digital

Job Description/Duties


This is an interesting and hands-on opportunity that would suit a recent food science, law, or publishing (or related) graduate with a keen interest in food law. This part-time position in the Escalex product development team will support the production and publication of a new information service - Escalex News & Alerts, that meets the needs of food and drink organisations with the main aim to keep them updated with global regulatory information.

Key responsibilities:

  • Research/source, analyse and filter articles from allocated resources
  • Write/edit, create content for monthly News & Alerts newsletter
  • Communicate with food law partners for delivery of content material
  • Co-ordinate with internal/external team members to effectively execute and publish the News & Alerts newsletter
  • Ensure that all articles meet the expected standards of editorial accuracy during all stages of the publishing process


  • Excellent English writing/editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working independently, as part of a team and across teams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm, initiative and a “make things happen” attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Science/ Law degree or experience (preferred)
  • Interest in food law
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate, particularly with Word

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