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Senior Publishing Editor – HSS Journals – 12 Month FTC


£Competitive + Bonus + Strong Benefits

An academic publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit a Senior Publishing Editor to join their Journals team on a 12 month FTC, managing a list comprising both major society and proprietary owned titles.

Industry  Scholarly Publishing


Duration  12 Months

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


This is an exciting opportunity to help manage and develop a growing HSS journals programme. The key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Managing and developing the backlist
  • Liaising with key partner societies, journal editors and authors
  • Commissioning new titles
  • Collaborating with the Global Publishing Director and other senior colleagues
  • Attending and representing the company at editorial board meetings and conferences
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Supporting editors and negotiating with them on terms, content and services
  • Ensuring that journals are produced, marketed and distributed within budget
  • Seeing titles from contract through to transmittal into production and marketing
  • Identifying market trends and contributing to the editorial plan.

The successful candidate will have proven journal management experience and commissioning with demonstrable success in growing and developing titles. They will have strong relationship building skills with the ability to confidently work with academic authors, editors and professional societies. Line management and major contract negotiation would be desirable.

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

To apply for this position click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP599.

Early applications are preferred.

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