Due to continued growth, the publishing arm of a highly prestigious membership organization is looking to recruit a Managing Editor to work as part of their Journal Development Team. The Managing Editor will play an important part in contributing to the strategic growth and impact of the organisation’s open access programme, and will have direct responsibility for the management and development of a number of the journals. You will work closely with external editors and editorial boards to identify and deliver the strategic needs of each journal, and build high performing editorial boards and manage the article pipeline. The Managing Editor will also attend scientific conferences and other events to raise the profile of the journals, create networks and increase market understanding. This role is currently working on a remote basis with hybrid working arrangements on offer post covid.
We are looking for an ambitious publishing professional who is able to manage their own workload, with experience of working in journal development/journal management, with experience, or at least an awareness of open access journals. You will be someone who is happy to contribute ideas, suggestions etc. and someone who is able to appreciate wider industry trends/movements and apply this to the detail of your portfolio. You will be a strong team player, with demonstrable knowledge of publishing processes.
For further information, please send your CV and a short cover note, outlining your salary expectations.