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Springer Science & Business Media LLC Journals Portfolio Coordinator in New York, New York

Journals Portfolio Coordinator

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Date: Nov 4, 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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Journals Portfolio Coordinator

Department:Society and Partner Management

Location: New York, hybrid working

General Purpose of the Job

The job holder contributes to the success of the journals portfolio by ensuring that the publishing teams are able to efficiently draft and enter into legally safe journal contracts with external editors and publishing partners that protect the business but are also customized to the degree necessary; and by leading or contributing to the execution of cross-program projects and initiatives that support the publishing teams and contribute to the strategic goals of the journals group. Key responsibilities include customization, tracking, approval, and execution of contracts; liaising with Legal and Editorial Rights to contribute to the further development of contract templates and workflows in response to emerging business needs; and the development, tracking, and rollout of initiatives across partner journals in coordination with the publishing teams.


Support the publishing teams in the generation and, where required, customization of editor, society and other types of journal contracts

Contribute to the development of further contract templates and options, with an aim to address the business needs and streamline the process for colleagues

Lead or support the planning, implementation, or execution of projects as required

Collaborate with stakeholders, partners, and other team members to contribute to a culture that is mutually supportive and serves the needs of our communities

Experience, skills and qualifications:

Experience with working with contracts and/or with working in a larger business is a plus, but we encourage applications from recent university graduates

Excellent communication skills, including oral and written presentation skills

Strong prioritization and time-management skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Enthusiastic and committed

Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

An understanding of the Springer Nature brand values

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

Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below:

\* Medical, Dental and Vision

\* 401(k) with company match and contribution

\* Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off

\* Flexible Spending and Commuter programs

\* Multiple Life insurance options

\* Disability coverage

\* Tuition Assistance

\* Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance

\* Employee Assistance Program

\* Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts

\* An array of Employee Social Networks

Annualized Base Salary Range: $58,500 - $65,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education and skill level.

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

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