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Journals Development Editor

A highly successful academic publisher is seeking to appoint a Journals Development Editor to provide editorial administrative support, manage an online submissions system for journal editors and oversee a portfolio of Humanities and Social Sciences journals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Compiling publishing reports, submitting journal proposals, updating bibliographic information
  • Coordinating journal contracts and looking after permissions queries
  • Overseeing peer-review process and submission system, and act as main point of contact for submission queries
  • Developing the journal portfolio, working together with editorial boards and societies to plan strategic acquisitions and renewals of existing contracts
  • Implement strategies to maximise discover ability, brand awareness and readership of the journals
  • Maintaining relationships with boards and societies, and present publishing reports at yearly meetings
  • Overseeing financial progress of the portfolio, assessing P&L of individual journals, aiming to improve profitability
  • Collaborating with the Journals Marketing team to identify promotion and campaigns opportunities and provide feedback on general marketing activities.

This role will be covering a number of portfolio management, editorial, operations, and administrative duties, and it will suit a dynamic, hard-working and highly organised candidate.






For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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Journals Development Editor

Inspired Selection, Edinburgh
Full-time, Permanent
Academic
Administration, Editor, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Journals, Project Management, Management, Publishing