Job Details

Journal Development Manager, Life Sciences

Job Details
Title: Journal Development Manager, Life 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 Life 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.

The role is a Journal Development Manager to oversee and drive strategy in a portfolio of open access titles in the fields of genetics and cell biology. The position includes line management responsibilities. This position will be building new business through journal launches and acquisitions and new products and services, and help champion the needs of the portfolio, Editors-in-Chief and sponsoring societies within the portfolio.

The ideal candidate will be a talented and proactive individual who is passionate about science and open access. Candidates with a background in science and experience with working with researchers are highly preferred. Given the level at which you will operate, strategic thinking, the ability to oversee direct reports and build strong relationships are key to success in this exciting and varied position. Candidates should also have experience of managing a portfolio of products in academic publishing – we are open to candidates with books and/or journals publishing experience.

Benefits include:

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