We would love to hear from people with relevant experience and enthusiasm to be a part of a successful team, for the following two vacancies.
Systematic List Editor
To commission and collate the writing of species accounts for the main systematic list, and to edit all contributions into one consistent account which follows an agreed house style.
To assemble, prepare and update miscellaneous front-matter and other elements of the LBR not specified below (for example, Contents, Introduction, Review of the Year, Notes for Contributors and so on).
Below are details of the current team that you would be joining.
Current Editorial Team
Chair of Editorial Board: Pete Lambert
To oversee progress in line with the proposed production schedule; and to manage deadlines and contributions from authors, editors and other contributors.
Photographic Editor: Jonathan Lethbridge
To be responsible for all aspects of the photographic section within the main part of the LBR, and also the covers.
Chair of Rarities Committee: Bob Watts
To review the process of authentication of rarities so as to streamline it and make it much more efficient.
Papers Editor: Mike Trier
To commission and edit papers, and produce graphics as required.
Designer: Mike Trier with Nigel Partridge
To commission and lay out illustrations within the systematic list and within other sections if/as appropriate; to liaise with other members of the Editorial Board on design matters as required; and to produce press-ready PDFs of the report to send to the printers.
Production Manager: Gus Wilson
To keep the publication on budget (as set by the LNHS Administration and Finance Committee); to research quotes from different printers for printing the journal to our specification from supplied press-ready PDF files; to liaise with the Society's Treasurer, the Chair of the Editorial Board and the Designer in selecting a suitable printer.