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Journal Development Manager (Sustainability)

Competitive, available on request
Date Posted:
11 Feb 2019
Advertising End Date:
11 Mar 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
Do you have experience managing academic journals and editorial boards? Do you have strong leadership skills and a keen interest in sustainability? We have an exciting new opportunity for a Journal Development Manager to join a leading open access publisher in central London. This is an exciting time to join this innovative and technology driven scientific publisher in a period of huge growth. In this role you will manage one member of staff and oversee the performance of you portfolio.

Key duties:

  • Manage journals ensuring growth and success
  • Drive content acquisition strategies and innovate and implement editorial strategies
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with high-profile academics
  • Lead and mentor a direct report
  • Promote and represent journals in all communications
  • Forecast journal growth and deliver against targets
  • Lead internal projects on content management, ensuring quality standards are met
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure smooth running of operations

Experience / skills required:

  • Experience in STM or academic journal publishing is essential
  • Line-management experience is desirable
  • Strong project management and organisation skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to work independently on own initiative
  • Able to digest large amounts of information and react effectively under pressure
  • Excellent communication, with a decisive and tactful approach
  • An interest or background in sustainability would be advantageous
  • Solid IT skills including Excel and a working knowledge of social media networks/platforms

Applications ASAP, please

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact:             Karine Nicpon
Tel:                    020 3574 4426

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