Managing Editor

London, UK
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 21, 2022

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Location: Central London (Hybrid) Company: Hindawi UK - A Wiley Brand

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

We strive for a future where researchers are motivated to work together, empowered with the tools and services they need to do so, and freed from any barriers that stand in their way.

Hindawi aims to maximize the impact of scientific research through openness and global collaboration. We believe that science works best when research is open.

We believe in the power of open scholarly communication to radically improve the research process. We are passionate about working with the research community to promote the transition towards Open Science on a large scale. With the help of our editors, we focus on serving our authors, while preserving robust publishing standards and editorial integrity.

At Hindawi, we are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised person to join our Editorial team. You will have strong English language skills and a good eye for detail. Reporting into the Editorial Operations Manager, the role will be working with the Editorial and Operations teams to manage the manuscript flow from submission to publication. You will ensure that the publishing process runs as smoothly as possible. You'll act as an escalation point for vendor-based staff on complex editorial cases. You will also have the chance to work on projects to implement new editorial policies and processes. You will give feedback on where efficiency improvements can be made.

How you will make an impact:
  • Act as an escalation point for our Operations and vendor teams throughout the peer review process
  • Be the point of contact for our Academic Editors relating to issues with manuscripts
  • Report admin-based tasks to your Manager for consideration of outsourcing possibilities
  • Work on projects related to editorial policy and processes as instructed by your Manager and Director
  • Create workflows and write documentation required for processes as needed
  • Report bugs related to peer review tools where Editors are experiencing difficulties
  • Give feedback relating to peer review tools for enhancements
  • Complete audits on key indicators such as Editor and journal performance

What we look for:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience in the publishing industry
  • Knowledge of peer review and the publishing process
  • An interest in Open Access publishing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with attention to detail
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem-solving in daily tasks
  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy

  • Experience of using different peer review systems

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Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.




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