(Senior) Journal Development Editor - Life Sciences (Agriculture, Animal and Forestry) (Creative Design)
BioMed Central is the leading open access publisher of STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) research. Since it was founded in 2000, BioMed Central has successfully pioneered the open access publishing model and brought open access to the mainstream. With offices in London, North America and Asia, the company employs over 290 people across a range of operations including editorial, production, IT and business. BioMed Central is a vibrant and innovative company. It operates in a fast-paced and high-energy environment, hiring talented people who are passionate about science, technology, medicine and open access.
Senior Journal Development Editor / Journal Development Editor
Life Sciences (Agriculture, Animal and Forestry)
Location: London, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York
Closing date: 8th August 2021
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.
Required Skills, Qualification and Experience – EITHER LEVEL
Additional skills required for Senior JDE:
The position can be based in our London, Dordrecht, Heidelberg or New York office.
We are currently working remotely and have a strong virtual on-boarding induction in place.
When it is safe to return to the office we have a Global Working from Home Policy which will be discussed during interview.
To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your key ambitions in the role, including your salary expectations.
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