Managing Editor Public Health – Open Access
Competitive salary + benefits + bonus
An exciting opportunity to work for one of the most successful global research publishers as a Managing Editor to drive revenue growth and lead on Open Access journal and special collection development.
Managing Editor Public Health Biomedicine: Key responsibilities
Hands-on journal development, including article-level commissioning, original research article solicitation, special collection development
Building specialised scientific knowledge of allocated subject areas, primarily in public health and healthcare
Selecting and inviting peer reviewers; working with external editors and internal
Managing Section Editors to make final accept/reject/revise recommendations
Making decisions on manuscripts as part of the peer review process
Managing existing open access titles and developing the editorial board
Driving impact factor growth
Driving revenue growth via increased submissions of APC-paying manuscripts
Participation in department projects and communities of practice.
Managing Editor Public Health Biomedicine: Skills/experience
A biomedical background to at least MSc level
A firm grasp of the principles of biomedical research, research ethics, and reporting standards. A background in public health or health care is preferred
Ideally, experience in journals publishing in an editorial role, including experience with peer review and/or making decisions on manuscripts
Excellent relationship management and communication skills and confidence in working with both internal and external stakeholders, including senior academics
Talent for establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with journal editors
A proactive, growth-focused mindset, good commercial awareness and a strong understanding of the Open Access journals publishing business and processes
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
Willingness to travel to attend conferences, both in the UK and internationally
A high level of motivation, with the ability to work independently and as part of a close-knit team.
A competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package is offered.
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