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Journals Publishing Manager

Central London
£37,978 - £40,291, depending on experience
Date Posted:
30 Aug 2018
Advertising End Date:
24 Sep 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

This Journals Publishing Manager position is an exciting, newly-created role in the expanding publishing team at a leading scientific society in central London.  In this collaborative and varied role, the Journals Publishing Manager will use strong STM journals publishing experience to ensure successful day-to-day management and development of key journals within the Society’s portfolio in addition to contributing to the Society’s wider publishing strategy.

Key duties:

  • Lead on day-to-day operational tasks and management of allocated journals portfolio
  • Prepare and deliver development plans for assigned journals in line with each Editor-in-Chief’s strategic vision
  • Manage journals budgets, and project-specific budgets on an ad hoc basis
  • Work alongside stakeholders and colleagues to implement the Society’s wider publishing strategy
  • Work with other teams to identify synergies in content across the Society’s activities and promote these accordingly
  • Attend networking events and conferences to develop community loyalty and excellent relationships with contacts in relevant scientific communities

Experience / skills required:

  • Established experience of managing a list of STM journals, including implementation of development and content commissioning plans
  • Experience of managing journals budgets, and awareness of commercial issues related to journals finance
  • Excellent knowledge of STM publishing, best practice, policy and procedures
  • Experience of managing complex projects
  • Demonstrable ability to meet targets and improve academic journal performance
  • An academic background in life sciences or pharmacology would be advantageous
  • Willingness to travel for conferences and events as required

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

Contact:             Christina Dimitriadi
Tel:                    020 3574 4422

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