Managing Editor, Special Collections – Open Access
Competitive salary + benefits + bonus
An exciting opportunity to work for one of the most successful global academic publishers as a Managing Editor to devise and implement content commissioning strategies for OA Special Collections. Connecting with leading researchers worldwide and fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange to drive increased submissions and revenue growth.
Working with the Associate Director – Special Collections to devise and lead content commissioning strategies
Supporting and guiding junior colleagues to follow these strategies
Building specialised scientific knowledge of allocated subject areas
Working with external and internal journal editors to develop a portfolio of journals
Communicating with leading researchers around the world to carry out journal content initiatives
Working with internal departments to improve processes and execute collaborative strategies
Driving revenue growth via increased submissions of APC-paying manuscripts
Managing Editor: Skills/experience
Educated to at least BSc level in a scientific or engineering area; a firm grasp of the principles of research, and of correct trial design and reporting standards
Experienced in journal publishing within a content commissioning/acquisition role
Ideally, experience working with special issues/collections in Open Access publishing
Excellent at managing relationships with communication skills and confidence working with internal and external stakeholders, including senior academics
Proactive with good commercial awareness and a strong understanding of the open access journals publishing business and processes
Organised with an ability to prioritise effectively
Highly motivated, with the capacity to work independently and as part of a close-knit team.
A competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package is offered.
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