We are seeking a driven and target-oriented professional for the full-time position of a Journal Development Manager for our Chemistry and Materials portfolio, located in our Lausanne, Switzerland office. This is a strong portfolio of two young Impact Factor journals with ambitious strategic development and growth plans for 2019. The role is, therefore, an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is passionate about the chemical/materials sciences and has strong publishing and / or project management experience and proven line management responsibility.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, strategic development and growth of both journals through content acquisition initiatives, as well as building and leveraging strong relationships with the Editorial Boards of leading academics. They will be responsible for pro-actively managing the journals’ performance and must show strong strategic direction to devise and implement editorial strategies to increase market share and build strong recognition for their portfolio, while creating new opportunities to drive key performance indicators.
Under the guidance of a Program Manager and working closely with members across multiple Editorial Teams, the Journal Development Manager role requires the ability to inspire across all levels, be a trusted advisor for internal and external stakeholders and arrive at solution-oriented approaches to deliver scalable growth. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and ideally work experience within academic publishing, which will enable them to effectively engage with high-profile scholars and be an effective team manager and interface with other departments.
Application deadline: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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