Call For Social Media Editor

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Call for Social Media Editor 

Research in Sports Medicine

7 August 2020

About the role

Research in Sports Medicine is seeking a Social Media Editor to create and run an active and successful journal Twitter account, to promote the journal.

The successful candidate should be studying for or possess a doctoral degree in Sport Medicine, or a related area in Sport Science or Medicine.  The successful candidate should be able to work effectively with the journals’ Editors and Editorial Board, be eloquent and concise in communicating (‘tweeting’) newly published Research in Sports Medicine articles to the public (at least once per published article), and interact with the @TandFSport and @TandFMedicine accounts. The candidate is likely to have experience of using social media channels in either their professional or personal lives.

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 work with the Editors and Publisher to build awareness of Research in Sports Medicine, by connecting with the journal’s community online. She or he may also be invited to join journal meetings, either virtually, or in person (depending on location). The Social Media Editor will receive an honorarium of £500 (pro-rata for the remainder of 2020), to cover journal-related expenses. As an Editorial Board member, they will also receive online subscriptions to the journal, and a 30% discount for Routledge, Taylor & Francis books.  

Submitting your Application

To apply, please email a brief CV (one-page maximum) and cover letter to the Taylor & Francis Portfolio Manager, Alejandra Black ([email protected]). Please outline in your cover letter how you meet the attributes listed above, your vision for the accounts, and how would build awareness and maximise dissemination of the journals.



Research in Sports Medicine is a broad journal that aims to bridge the gap between all professionals in the fields of sports medicine. The journal serves an international audience and is of interest to professionals worldwide. The journal covers major aspects of sports medicine and sports science - prevention, management, and rehabilitation of sports, exercise and physical activity related injuries.