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Publishing Editor/ Senior Publishing Editor, STM Journals

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
28 Aug 2018
Advertising End Date:
31 Oct 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

A leading academic publisher is looking for a Publishing Editor to join their STM journals editorial team in central London. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has solid understanding of journal publication process to manage and develop a list of titles independently in the area of Medicine and Life Sciences. 

This role is available in either Publishing Editor/ Senior Publishing Editor position.

Key duties:

  • Independently manage and develop a portfolio of journals, ensuring quality and in accordance with company strategy
  • Monitor the performance of journals on your list and work to maximise profitability
  • Develop strategic plans and take financial responsibility for the portfolio
  • Work closely other internal departments and manage relationships with external contacts
  • Manage relationships with journal editorial boards and publishing partners
  • Represent company at Editorial Board meetings and attend key conferences and exhibitions where appropriate
  • Ability to identify, advise and act appropriately on ethical or legal questions relating to publication

Experience / skills required:

  • Proven experience managing a list of STM or academic journals
  • Strong knowledge of the journal publication process and industry
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to work on simultaneous tasks to tight deadlines
  • Confidence presenting to academics and ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Applications ASAP please

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clarechan@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Clare Chan
Tel:                    0203 574 4428

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