Assistant Managing Editor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Cactus Communications is a pioneer in language services, offering English editing and other services to researchers and organizations worldwide. Our team of freelance and in-house editors edits and reviews cutting-edge research manuscripts such that they meet international standards of academic and scientific English.

CACTUS is proud to be ranked 1st among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces – 2017 in a study conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute India in association with MINT, by HT Media.

As the Assistant Managing Editor of the Pharmaceutical Sciences team, you will

  • Assist the Managing Editor or Senior Managing Editor in overseeing operations in your Center of Excellence to deliver publication-ready manuscripts by coordinating high-quality editing and reviewing (quality assessments) of edited manuscripts
  • Ensure that all author requirements and delivery deadlines are met
  • Regularly coordinate with and manage a community of experienced freelance editors
  • Mentor new editors to enable them to work independently
  • Provide end-to-end support to authors during the manuscript publication cycle
  • Stay updated on the latest trends in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and develop a knowledge base, with a view to share this expertise with the authors you work with and improving their chances of acceptance

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 in Medicine or a PhD or Master’s degree in the Life Sciences with a strong background in pharmaceutical sciences
  • Familiarity with creating and formatting manuscripts in MS Word, PDF, and LaTeX

Job location: 
Andheri (West), Mumbai, India

Application process

To apply, you will need to click on this link and submit your details on the form, and complete a short screening test. You will hear from us in a couple of days. If you meet the benchmark on the test, you will be invited for another round of tests, followed by the interview rounds.

If you face any difficulties while attempting the test, email us at

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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