Managing Editor - STM, OA Journals

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits   •   London   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

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An academic publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit a Managing Editor for their Open Access team.

The Managing Editor will manage the peer review and editorial development of leading Open Access STM journals with the following key responsibilities;

  • Making decisions on individual manuscripts
  • Generating ideas for special issues and inviting and appointing Guest Editors
  • Commissioning review article manuscripts
  • Attending relevant conferences
  • Engaging in the manuscript referral process and liaising with authors
  • Liaising with Marketing in the development of Special and Topic Collections
  • Promoting journals via social media
  • Reporting on journal performance against budget.

The successful candidate will have solid journal publishing experience in an editorial role, experience of peer review and manuscript decision making and essentially, experience of article-level commissioning. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, have the ability to work under pressure and to influence others, including the confidence to network at conferences. Masters-level qualification in an engineering, materials science or physical science subject is essential.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance-related bonus scheme, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 413. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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