Journal Development Specialist - Psychiatry

London, United Kingdom · Editorial Office

08/05/2019

We are growing our London team and are seeking an enthusiastic and target-oriented professional for the full-time position of Journal Development Specialist - Psychiatry, located in our London office. The position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to develop a career in scientific publishing with an innovative, technology-driven Open Access publisher.

Reporting to the Journal Development Manager and working closely with other editorial staff, the position focuses on the operational aspect of journal development. The successful candidate will have direct access to and regularly communicate with leading researchers around the world to ensure efficient journal content acquisition, editorial board management, and participate actively in devising editorial strategies.

Application deadline: August 31, 2019

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Journal Development Manager in overseeing journal development activities
  • Communicate with academic editors to build and manage high- profile Editorial Boards
  • Ensure timely and on-target execution of journal content acquisition strategies
  • Carry out existing editorial strategies and develop new journal initiatives by recognizing various growth and development opportunities

Requirements

  • Academic degree (psychiatry/psychology or life science preferred)
  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritise efficiently in order to meet deadlines across a varied workload
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Excellent communication in written and spoken English, including professional and courteous telephone manner and high attention to details
  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to work independently and make thoughtful decisions
  • IT Proficiency with MS Office and CRM systems
  • Previous work experience with a publisher would be desirable


Application Process

Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the UK

Your application should include:
1. A cover letter and resume (as DOC or PDF)
2. An indication of your earliest availability

3. A 300 word summary on the following - "How do you see scientific journal publishing in ten years?”


Benefits

  • 25 days' vacation per year
  • Participation into Frontiers annual bonus scheme
  • Plenty of social & fun benefits!
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