London office hybrid (minimum 1 office day a week)


Associate Managing Editor – STM Journals


Competitive salary + benefits + bonus

A global research publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking for an Associate Managing Editor to proactively develop a series of open access journals. As part of a highly motivated team the role will focus on building relationships with authors and editors to help journals meet or exceed financial targets.

Industry  STM


Duration  Full Time

Type  Permanent

Start Date  ASAP


Key responsibilities

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that journals publish high quality content consistently and in a timely manner
  • Engage in peer review processes as required; ensure that all published content meets the required ethical and scientific standards
  • Undertake to maintain strong subject knowledge within allocated journal fields, including via national and international conference attendance when required
  • Guide the editorial strategy of the allocated journals to ensure year-on-year journal growth
  • Responsible for developing the quality, profile, market share, budget and financial performance of journals within the assigned portfolios in line with Open Access team goals and SAGE’s wider strategy
  • Build and maintain positive relationships across SAGE and with external partners, including journal editors and boards
  • Monitor and stay within own agreed travel budget
  • Assist members of the Managing Editor team as required.

The successful candidate will have experience in journals publishing in an editorial role, ideally within an Open Access environment. A proactive approach with good commercial awareness and a strong understanding of the journals publishing business. Excellent communication and relationship management skills and the confidence to work with many internal and external stakeholders, including senior academics. A background in engineering or biomedical background to at least BSc level is essential.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary + benefits + bonus.

How to apply

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 810.

For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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