UK remote/homebased or London office hybrid

 

Publisher – Academic Journals

 

Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Our client, a leading independent academic and professional publisher is looking for a Publisher, Research Journals (12 month FTC). You will be responsible for a specific journal portfolio, including strategy execution and overall commercial performance. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving team of highly productive people who are responsible for the management, development and growth of a large portfolio of high-quality journals.

Industry  Academic Publishing Editorial

Function    

Duration  12 Month FTC

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP

 

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and execute editorial strategy on a significant portfolio of journals
  • Actively manage and grow portfolio quality, profile, market share and financial performance
  • Build and maintain positive internal and external relationships, including with learned societies, journal editors and boards
  • Oversee the successful negotiation and renewal of contracts, providing guidance on financial decisions and approving draft contracts
  • Assess business opportunities, confidently advising and leading on activities for new business acquisitions
  • Prepare and review profit and loss statements, analysing them in the context of commercial requirements and the competitive environment
  • Identify current and future market trends; contribute to and assist in the implementation of the editorial strategy.

Suitable candidates for this exciting position will have extensive experience in journals publishing and a proven track record of profitable list development. Strong financial acumen and sound commercial judgement is key. Alongside strategic awareness, including a detailed understanding of industry trends and best practice. Strong project management skills and an aptitude to drive new initiatives is also required.

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 enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 764. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

 

Early applications are preferred.

Referral Scheme – Telfer Partners offer a referral reward if we fill this vacancy with someone you recommend. You can send us contact details of anyone you would like to recommend to enquiries@telferpartners.com.

 

Publisher – Academic Journals

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