Sign-up for our vacancy alerts

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


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 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


Request a Callback

Publisher – Academic Journals

reCAPTCHA is required.

Related Jobs

London office hybrid (20% office based)

Associate Director, Research Integrity – Journals

£71, 960 – £80, 960 + benefits + bonus

London office hybrid (20% office based)

Business Data & Reporting Analyst – Open Access & Hybrid Journals

£47,000- £58,760 + benefits + bonus


Client and Business Development Manager – Executive Education

Competitive salary + benefits + bonus

Proud supporters of: