About | 01.11.2017 | By Paul Simpson

Reviews Editor

Tenure: Subject to biennial review

Financial implication: 

Agreed associated expenses. There is a voluntary role but the reviews editor can retain any of the products he or she reviews (as do the other reviewers).

Meetings commitment:

Annual meetings with Magazine Editor and with Commissioning Editors

Responsible to: Magazine Editor

Activities undertaken:

  1. Maintain a list of reviewers with appropriate details
  2. Receive sample material
  3. Notify all reviewers by email of materials needed to be reviewed
  4. Identify suitable reviewer
  5. Send items to reviewer and always include an information sheet about writing a review
  6. Send emails to reviewers who have offered but not been successful
  7. Send information from publisher to magazine editor re copies of printed review required etc.
  8. Send copy of printed review to publisher
  9. Collect review and check
  10. Send file and any pictures to editor
  11. Send note to reviewer thanking him or her
  12. Maintain a database of reviewers and materials
  13. Be proactive in seeking new materials for review

Time commitment:

appropriate to complete the tasks


Last updated:

September 2019