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*Exclusive* Managing Editor – OA Genetics

£ Competitive + Benefits   •   UK or USA   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

Posted on:  • Function:  Editorial   Industry: STM

Our client, a leading and growing not-for-profit STM Open Access journal publisher, is looking for a Managing Editor for journal development within its community journals team.

Supporting the journal’s Associate Editorial Director the Managing Editor will build and maintain strong relationships with the scientific community in order to grow engagement and develop the journals. In addition providing effective and inclusive management of the journal’s Editorial team.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the journal’s editorial strategies
  • Acting as deputy for the Associate Editorial Director both internally and externally
  • Supporting the Editors-in-Chief to ensure the highest standard of research integrity
  • Liaising with Production Operations Team, to ensure seamless publishing experience for authors
  • Working closely with the Marketing Department to ensure the profile of the journals is maximised
  • Developing best authorship and readership through networking and conference attendance
  • Maintaining awareness of competitor landscape and trends in funding for open science
  • Identifying new opportunities for products and services, developing plans and proposals
  • Leading the team to deliver against journal KPI targets, market share, quality and reputation

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant life science field. They will have a strong understanding of the scientific process relating to STM publishing and functional knowledge and awareness of external markets and influences. Candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders, as well as previous experience of leading and motivating a team. Moreover they will be excellent problem-solvers, with strong analytical skills. A PhD and research experience within the life sciences is desirable.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, strong benefits and the chance to work in an innovative and truly collaborative environment.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 508 For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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