Job Details

Journal Development Editor, Health Sciences

Job Details
Title: Journal Development Editor, Health Sciences
Location: New York City
Employment Type: Full Time
Industry: Editorial
Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience
Post Date: March 3, 2017

Job Description:

Our client has an exciting new opportunity working on open access journal portfolios in the discipline of Health Sciences. This position works in a team environment as part of one of the world’s leading global scientific and medical publishers, with staff based in Europe, Asia and the Americas.  Due to the success of this business area, the team is looking for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement to develop their publishing career. This position is based in New York City.

As a Journal Development Editor this role is responsible for a defined list of open access journal within the health sciences, working in a the team growing the portfolio through strategic journal development and acquisitions. To develop the portfolio this role is proactive, creative, and data driven to ultimately devise and implement journal development plans. As the primary publishing contact for a defined journal, portfolio, this role works alongside leading academics and policy makers, requiring excellent communication skills and building strong relationships as key to ensure smooth running and success. Working with colleagues across the business exposure will be gained 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, with a scientific background. Candidates should have knowledge of the publishing industry, ideally with previous experience managing the publishing workflow of scholarly content — either books and/or journals experience is welcome.

Benefits include:

– Medical, Dental and Vision
– Life and AD&D
– 401(k)
– Flexible Spending Accounts
– Transit Accounts
– Tuition Assistance
– Summer Hours