Social Media Editor needed for

Cochlear Implants International

28 June 2024

About the role

Cochlear Implants International is seeking a Social Media Editor to run the journal’s active and successful X/Twitter account (@ciijournal), to promote the journal, and further support its increasing reach and dissemination.

The successful candidate will be appointed as ‘Social Media Editor’ on the journal’s Editorial Board, will be provided with guidance and data to support them in their role, and will work with the Editor and the Publisher to build awareness of Cochlear Implants International by connecting with the journal’s community online. They may also be invited to join journal meetings, either virtually, or in person (depending on location). The Social Media Editor will receive an online subscription to the journal, and a 30% discount for Routledge or Taylor & Francis books.

About the journal

Cover image - Cochlear Implants International

Cochlear Implants International publishes interdisciplinary research on cochlear implants and implantable electronic hearing devices in audiology, medicine, surgery, radiology and psychology.


  • 52K annual downloads/views

Citation metrics

  • 1.6 (2022) Impact Factor
  • 2.6 (2022) CiteScore (Scopus)
  • Q2 CiteScore Best Quartile
  • 1.040 (2022) SNIP
  • 0.766 (2022) SJR

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Key Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate should be familiar with the field of cochlear implants. They should be able to work and communicate effectively with the journals’ Editorial team, as well as interact with the Taylor & Francis subject account(s), including the T&F Medicine Twitter account.

The Social Media Editor will be expected to ‘tweet’/ post topical, popular, and newly published Cochlear Implants International content to the public. The successful candidate is likely to have proven experience of using social media channels in either their professional and/or personal lives.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit:

1. brief CV: one-page maximum

2. cover letter: outline how you meet the attributes listed above, your vision for the account(s), and how you would build awareness and maximise dissemination of the journal’s content

3. three sample social media ‘posts’: suitable for three different social media platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Instagram)

  • the posts should include all text and media related to the post, and pay due regard to the conventions, character and/ or word limits relevant to the platform, and include any necessary or desired links, or ‘tags’
  • timing of the post may also be taken into consideration
  • the three different posts should all promote the following article:

Cochlear implant services for children, young people and adults. Quality standard

These can be mocked up, and sent through as a separate document, continuing on from the CV. Alternatively, you may find it easier to actually post from any existing social media accounts you oversee, and send through direct links to, or screenshots of, the posts.

Please ask any questions via email the following to Editor-in-Chief Helen Cullington


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The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.