Springer Science & Business Media LLC Managing Editor, Content Acquisitions in New York, New York
Managing Editor, Content Acquisitions
Date: Aug 30, 2022
New York, US
Jersey City, US
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Job Title: Managing Editor, Content Acquisitions
Location: New York or Jersey City - Hybrid Working Model
Full Time, Permanent Role
Location: New York or Jersey City on a hybrid working model
The Springer Nature Journals Group aims to support researchers in communicating and advancing discovery for a better world. We do this by providing a trusted environment in which researchers can quickly, easily and transparently share their discoveries, data and research stories.
The Content Acquisition Team is a division within the Publishing Performance & Intelligence group providing expertise and dedicated resources to support the growth of commissioned content across the SN Journal portfolio.
The Managing Editor will work with commissioning editors, publishers, external editors and our operational partners to organize and manage collections on behalf of key parts of the SN Journals portfolio. They will be responsible for the project management of multiple live collections and will work closely with our operational teams to provide an enhanced level of oversight for commissioned articles.
Increasing commissioned content is an essential part of our strategy to grow our open access portfolio and this role ensures we can do this at scale while maintaining an excellent level of quality and author service.
Project management of live collections
Support Commissioning Editor/Guest Editor and Authors with queries
Engagement with the Marketing department
Contact point for Guest Editor throughout the collection
Reporting on Performance of Collection
Contact point for GE and operations
Monitoring of content flow and delivery against collection submission window
Enhanced oversight to ensure service and quality -EQC and key escalation point
Responsible for filtering of MS and general oversight that excellent peer review is in place for commissioned content
Assign new submissions to assistant editor and support as needed
With the ESA team contribute to robust workflow documentation to be used across all portfolios
Point of contact for production and APC queries.
Qualifications and Experience:
2 - 3 years experience of journal publishing workflows, specifically around submit to accept
Good understanding of publishing ethics and integrity issues
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written and in person/on the phone
Good administrative and organisational skills
Strong English skills in written and spoken language
Ability to multi-task
Has a sound understanding of the balance between operational efficiency and editorial rigour
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
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