Sr. Journal Publishing Manager

United States
Competitive Salary
Mar 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Organization Type
Location: Remote, US

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.

We are looking for a Senior Journals Publishing Manager to join our Psychology and Human Behavior team. You'll have the opportunity to work with some of the leading psychological societies and to manage high impact Wiley owned journals too. You will be independently responsible for the editorial management, strategic development, and financial performance of your portfolio. It's a collaborative role within a friendly and supportive global subject team comprising editorial, production, marketing, technology, and finance colleagues. You will work with the Publisher to strategically grow our portfolio including improving the publishing experience for authors, implementing open science initiatives, hiring editors, diversifying our editorial teams, improving profitability, and implementing new workflows and initiatives. Wiley is one of the leading publishers in psychology. This is a really exciting opportunity for someone to make their mark on the discipline.

How you will make an impact:
  • Provide best-in-class service to our partners and ensure Wiley meets all contractual commitments, improves profitability, and maintains an excellent reputation within relevant subject communities.
  • Enable effective journal and relationship to ensure the efficient day-to-day running of journals, in close cooperation with relevant internal staff, e.g. journal publishing assistants, marketing, production, finance.
  • Use data analysis to provide market insight and sound advice to ensure the journals remain competitive and financially sustainable.
  • Contribute towards team and company targets to protect and grow revenues and maintain/improve title profitability to ensure the long-term financial health of the program.
  • Drive content development discussions using analytics and evidence through regular communications, hosting strategy meetings, and presenting at editorial board meetings.
  • Meet portfolio-related objectives with regard to market share, editorial succession, cost per article, operations, and growth.
  • Support academic editors and society partners and ensure that the high quality of content is maintained.
  • Ensure that our journals deliver an excellent service to authors.

We are looking for people who:
  • Education to degree level or equivalent.
  • Strong data analytics, time management, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Experience in explaining and using financial modelling to reflect changes in the publishing industry and to budget accordingly.
  • Experience in research publishing, strategic journal development, and a good knowledge of the different aspects of journal publishing industry.
  • Experience in Account Management, working with cross-functional groups and communicating with various internal teams.
  • Experience leading and facilitating meetings.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to work with people from other disciplines and backgrounds and to communicate effectively through a wide range of technologies.

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.

When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.

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