Managing Editor

Medford, MA, USA
Competitive Salary
Feb 04, 2021
Mar 26, 2021
Organization Type
At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

Managing Editors lead teams effectively and with a strong business focus, supporting and developing team members to reach their full potential. Managing Editors are responsible for communicating clear responsibilities and holding team members accountable to meet these commitments. They also leverage their internal and external relationships to drive innovation, effectively manage conflict, and lead through change. They challenge the status quo and stay abreast of industry themes in the areas of ethics and peer review.

How you will make an impact:

As a Managing Editor, in addition to the people management responsibilities above, the role also covers the following important areas:

  • Program-level oversight of manuscript peer review process from submission to final editorial decision and export to production
  • Alignment to key strategic goals within your given portfolio's subject area as it pertains to peer review management
  • Journal workflow enhancements, identifying and implementing changes to maintain and maximize quality and efficiency
  • Point of escalation and high level engagement with external journal contributors (authors, reviewers, editors, suppliers)
  • Change management through adoption of new services and tools

We are looking for people who:

This is a managerial position responsible for managing professionals and supervisors. The Managing Editor controls the work within a major department or a specialized function, and is accountable for the performance and results of the team. You operate within established policies and procedures, but adapt departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.

Occasional travel will be required. This may involve travel outside of normal working hours and at weekends.

We are looking for Managing Editors in the Life Science and Social Science and Humanities subject areas

About Wiley:

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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