Job Details

Physical Science Open Access Journal Development Editor

Job Details
Title: Physical Science Open Access Journal Development Editor
Location: NYC
Employment Type: Full Time
Industry: Editorial
Pay Rate: $45-50k plus minimal bonus
Post Date: January 11, 2017

Job Description:

Our client is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher that is looking to add to their vibrant and innovative open access publishing team. They are looking for 3 individuals – One based in their NYC office, one in London and possibly another in Germany. Due to the great success the company is having they are growing and have this fantastic opportunity available for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement to develop their publishing career and work alongside some of the best in the field.

As a Journal Development Editor you would be responsible for a defined list of open access journals in the mathematics subject area, 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, with a scientific background. You should have a good knowledge of the publishing industry, ideally with previous experience, and a keen interest in open access.

Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

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

If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, please apply here or email me directly at with a copy of your current resume and a few days/times you can be available to chat for a few minutes and we will get something scheduled. My client is looking to fill this position quickly so please reach out ASAP.