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Job Description

The Sr. Editor will be an integral member of the US Humanities and Social Science journals team in helping us grow the journals program. The Sr. Editor will be responsible for acquiring journals in economics, finance, and business and management and managing a list of 7-12 journals in economics and finance.

• Manage a list of journals to ensure journal, departmental and divisional targets (including revenue and profitability) are achieved, including maintaining good internal and external relationships and retaining society contracts.
• Develop the list of journals to maximize long and short term profitability of the journal list.
• Acquire appropriate society-owned journals by establishing a list of target journals and developing and by implementing a strategy for their acquisition including writing and presenting detailed proposals.
• Launch new journals, based either on submitted proposals or through detailed research to identify new areas.
• Manage the budgets and pricing for individual journals.
• Attend appropriate conferences and industry events as appropriate; travel to maintain relationships and attend board meetings as well as internal meetings, either departmental or divisional.

Job Requirements

• College Degree
• Four plus years of experience in publishing preferably journals publishing.
• Experience presenting to groups large and small
• Ability to communicate effectively with internal colleagues and external clients
• Ability to establish and maintain strong, effective, working relationships with internal colleagues, external clients and potential clients
• Analytical and forecasting ability to review trends and align development appropriately as well as to create sales forecasts in conjunction with colleagues in sales and marketing

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Printing - Publishing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 706
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