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Exclusive, Featured Publisher – STM Journals


Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

Our Client, an international non-for-profit STM society leading in scientific and clinical education and research, is looking for a new Publisher to manage the development of a Journals portfolio including fully OA and hybrid titles in line with publishing strategy.

This role is exclusive to Telfer Partners.

Industry  Open Access Scholarly Publishing


Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


Reporting to the Senior Publisher, the main responsibilities include:

  • Working with academic editors and client societies to develop and manage product strategies
  • Prepare, own and carry out journal plans for wholly-owned and partner society titles to achieve strategic aims, within agreed budgets
  • Line-manage a Publishing Assistant
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the relevant scientific fields
  • Developing a network of contacts to inform strategy and the new product development group
  • Monitoring competitors in order to inform ideas for product development
  • Managing client relationships, working with Head of publishing to renew contracts
  • Working with marketing staff to ensure effective marketing of the portfolio
  • Setting budgets and targets with key stakeholders, and monitoring product performance
  • Creating/Maintaining editorial policy/procedures for new launches.

Successful candidates will have experience managing and developing STM Journals together with experience of new product launches and/or acquisitions. A good working knowledge of STM publishing and journal development strategies is required, as is the ability to network and gather information from many different sources. This role could be suitable for those stepping up into a Publisher position for the first time or an experienced Publisher. Excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving skills with a proactive approach are essential.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 654. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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Exclusive, Featured Publisher – STM Journals

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