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Closing date: 21/09/2012
Journal Managing Editor (Computer Science) -list management role
Company: Inspired Selection
Salary Description: Competitive salary - details on application
Managing Editor – (Computer Science) - a leading international academic publisher, is looking for an ambitious and motivated Managing Editor to drive the future development and expansion of its fast-growing list of computer science journals.
The Managing Editor will manage a prestigious list of titles in computer science and related fields, building relationships with academic editors and learned society contacts as well as realising opportunities for growth through organic development and acquisitions. This is a varied and challenging role, including frequent international travel.
The Managing Editor will be responsible for * the editorial and financial performance of the journal list, * building a network of contacts and developing strategic plans to enhance the company’s position in the field; * ensuring existing contracts are renewed and new contract opportunities are identified; * working closely with colleagues in Marketing, Production and other departments; * chairing and presenting at editorial board meetings; * preparing financial projections; * attending conferences; and * acting as a first point of contact for telephone calls, correspondence and routine enquiries.
The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent, have experience in a journals or books publishing role, demonstrate excellent initiative and be comfortable working independently. Applicants will need to be focused and goal-driven, show commercial acumen, be flexible and have the ability to meet deadlines. Strong communication and presentation skills are essential, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office.
For more information please contact Judy irving on email@example.com.
Closing date 21 September 2012, but early applications may be prioritized.