Managing Editor

United States, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 5, 2022

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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.

Content Review is a leader in the global peer review space, and the Managing Editor role is key in driving our strategy. We execute Wiley Research strategy, facilitating efficient and ethical peer review for a portfolio of journals, by providing expert advice and resources on peer review best practice, implementing new initiatives, and designing robust solutions for all stakeholders, to optimize the peer review experience for authors, editors and reviewers and uphold Wiley's reputation.

As a Managing Editor, you will lead your team 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 up to date with industry themes in the areas of ethics and peer review.

How you will make an impact:

As a Managing Editor, you'll also be responsible for the following important areas within your role:
  • 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 relates to peer review management
  • Guiding team members to deliver 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

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.

We are looking for a Managing Editor in the Health Science subject area.

We are looking for people who:
  • Have strong relationship management skills, including the ability to relate successfully to people at all levels of business both externally and internally.
  • Have management and delegations skills, and the ability and desire to act as a coach/mentor to team members.
  • Work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.
  • Follow through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Build and deliver solutions.

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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