Journal Development Editor
Fixed term contract (M/L cover)
Closing date: 11th December 2019
We are excited to offer an opening to join our vibrant and innovative Medicine and Life Sciences Journals publishing team at Springer Nature, working on our respected BMC and Springer journal portfolios. In joining the team you would become part of one of the world’s leading global scientific and medical publishers, with staff based in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We have a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement to develop their publishing career and work alongside some of the best in this field.
As a Journal Development Editor you would be responsible for a defined list of open access and hybrid journals within medicine and life sciences, working as part of the team to grow the portfolio through strategic journal development and acquisitions. To develop the portfolio you’ll enjoy being proactive, creative and data driven to devise and implement journal development plans. As the primary publishing contact for your journals, you’ll work alongside leading academics and policy makers, meaning excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships are key to ensure the smooth running and success of the journal portfolio. Working with colleagues across the business you’ll gain exposure to all aspects of the academic journal publishing industry.
The Journal Development Editor role is suited to a talented individual educated to degree level, or equivalent, preferably with a biomedical/STEM background. You’ll have a good knowledge of the publishing industry, ideally with previous experience managing the publishing workflow of scholarly content – either books and/or journals experience is welcome.
To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your key ambitions in the role, including your salary expectations.
The candidates will be considered as they apply, therefore early applications are encouraged.