We have an exciting new Publishing Editor FTC role with a leading international academic publisher of high-quality journals, to join their Hybrid Journals team. This is an exciting 12-month opportunity for someone with a solid foundation in scholarly publishing to take on a specialist role and manage a growing portfolio of multi-disciplinary journals.
This role can be partially home-based, with around 1 day a week attending London office.
The appointed Publishing Editor will undertake the following responsibilities:
- Actively manage journal editor performance, ensuring best practice with regard to manuscript submission and peer review
- Analysing and managing the profitability of journals, preparing comprehensive reports and metrics to facilitate decision-making on journal development strategies
- Negotiate editor and society contract renewals
- Preparing P&L statements
- Leading journal editorial board meetings
The ideal candidate should have experience running a portfolio of academic journals, along with strong project management and presentation skills. Excellent stakeholder management skills are particularly essential when liaising with senior academics and editors.
Inspired Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.