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Springer Science & Business Media LLC Editor, Engineering (Synthesis) in New York, New York

Editor, Engineering (Synthesis)

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

New York, US

Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities - enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

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Job Duties:

Pursues an active and efficient acquisitions policy in the Engineering subject areathrough correspondence, required meetings/trips, telephone, consultations with advisors, etc.

Approximately 20%-40% travel as well as strong initiative and independent functioning is required in this position.

Prepares and executes publishing contracts.

Maintains and develops a circle of reviewers and advisors and evaluates their judgments.

Maintains continuous cooperation and dialogues with marketing, promotion and production concerning individual projects as well as general questions of mutual interest.

Maintains communication with US and Global editorial counterparts about specific immediate questions as well as long term strategy questions. Works with various branches in coordination of the international program.

Supervises final editorial preparation of manuscripts for production.

Discusses, assumes and proposes financial and budgetary plans for program. Ensures that financial reports, status reports, budget forecasts, etc., can be made on the basis of readily available material.

Develops guidelines, plans, reporting systems, etc., to implement publishing plans. Maintains current status of all projects in the program via reporting system.

Reviews and discusses new projects and plans with editorial colleagues particularly in overlapping areas.

Any other duties as required by manager.

Job Requirements:

College degree,advanced degree in the specific subject area preferred.

Experience as an acquisitions editor or related editorial/publishing experience highly desirable.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.

Must be willing and able to travel.

If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Medical, Dental and Vision

Life and AD&D


Flexible Spending Accounts

Transit Accounts

Tuition Assistance

Summer Hours


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