Publishing - Journal DevelopmentLausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
We are seeking a data driven and target-oriented professional, with excellent communication skills for the role of Journal Development Manager, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The role is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is passionate about open access publishing and has strong project management experience, as they will lead the growth and development of Frontiers in Plant Science.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and strategic development of the journals, through tailored content acquisition initiatives, as well as building and leveraging strong relationships with the Editorial Boards comprising of leading academics. They will be responsible for pro-actively managing the journals’ performance and must show strong strategic direction to devise and implement editorial strategies to increase market share, while creating new opportunities to drive key performance indicators.
Under the guidance of a Program Manager and working closely with members across multiple Editorial Teams, the Journal Development Manager role requires the ability to inspire across all levels, be a trusted advisor for internal and external stakeholders and arrive at solution-oriented approaches to deliver scalable growth. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and ideally, work experience within academic publishing, which will enable them to effectively engage with high-profile scholars and be an effective team manager and interface with other departments.
Application deadline: December 16, 2019 (deadline at midday)
Application documents: CV, cover letter CV and a 100-day strategic business plan for Frontiers in Plant Science (maximum 10 slides), demonstrating how a Journal Manager will ensure the journal delivers its growth KPIs