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Featured Publishing Manager – Open Science


Very competitive salary + bonus + benefits

Our client, a global non-profit scientific society and journals publisher is looking to recruit a Publishing Manager reporting to the Director of Publishing and responsible for understanding the global open science/open access landscape; tracking developments within it; using this knowledge and other data to inform the development of products and services that will allow better service to researchers and other stakeholders across the scientific community.

Industry  Open Access Scholarly Publishing STEM STM


Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


Key responsibilities

  • Keep updated on developments across the open science and open access landscape through creation and maintenance of relationships with a relevant network of contacts
  • Attend key events and conferences, site visits
  • Contribute to the development and evolution of publishing strategy
  • Translate publications strategy into clear objectives and targets
  • Lead the analysis of global data, towards informing publishing strategy around open access
  • Direct local analysis at the level of institutions, consortia, and countries towards developing proposals for open access publishing models
  • Support Sales colleagues in negotiations of open access publishing services
  • Serve as Product Owner for open access business and innovating solutions in support of increasing open science within the research communities
  • Act as the customer proxy on agile product and project teams
  • Work with cross-functional project teams to build robust business workflows, systems, and data that support open access products
  • Collaborate with Sales team to support institutional open access customer accounts
  • Work closely with Publishing and Communications colleagues on messaging, communications plans, and other marketing and outreach activities.

We are looking for significant experience with scholarly publications and products, preferably within STEM subjects, extensive experience with and knowledge of scholarly communication, academic library markets, open science/open access trends in research communities, and other forces currently shaping the journals publishing industry. We are also looking for deep appreciation for high-quality, society-owned journals and their value along with a combination of experiences including some or all of the following is desirable: editorial processes; publishing policies and workflows; product development; project management/leadership; sales, marketing, business development, and/or other commercial experience.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary plus significant bonus plus benefits.

How to apply

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 763. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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