Professional Career Opportunities (Publishing)

Production Editor – Annual Reviews Palo Alto, CA

…We are currently seeking a FT Production Editor to:

  • Copy edit and proof manuscripts for electronic and print publication
  • Manage the production of assigned journals to ensure a smooth flow of manuscripts and meeting of deadlines
  • Work effectively with editorial committees of scientists
  • Communicate clearly, promptly and tactfully with editors, authors, suppliers and other staff via email, letters, in person and phone…”

“..This is a key role in the Member Experience section of our Member and Community Outreach team. In this role you’ll be working closely with two Support Specialists to handle the most technical support queries, ensure that the member experience team has the tools and processes to effectively support members and users, work closely with the DevOps and Product teams on bug fixes and new developments to support users, and communicate with members and users on service issues, both 1:1 and in public through e.g. Twitter and GitHub….”


“The Optical Society (OSA) is recruiting for a Senior Production Editor. The Senior Journal Production Editor’s chief duty is to perform tasks that contribute to the quality and process efficiency of assigned journals. The Senior Production Editor must possess expert knowledge of both traditional editorial production and XML-centric processes for structuring, validating, and publishing both text and multimedia content to PDF, HTML, and other formats. The incumbent in this role must also be able to concentrate for long stretches and work effectively with content that can contain dense mathematics and other highly structured information…”


“Assist Executive Editor for Political Science/Econ/Finance/Business in all functions of a multifaceted program that publishes university-level textbooks. Assume primary responsibility for publishing the ancillary programs. Serve as liaison to authors, prospective authors, and in-house departments during the publishing process…”


“…Due to continuous business growth, our Client Services department has an exciting independent contracting opportunity available for a UK Based Account Coordinator. The Account Coordinator (AC) will guide customers through the implementation of our Editorial Manager (EM) and ProduXion Manager (PM) software, as well as provide ongoing support. The AC is responsible for assisting our customers in configuring and using EM and PM to work with their editorial and publishing workflow…”


“…Aries has an exciting opportunity available for an Account Coordinator to join our growing Client Services team. The Account Coordinator will guide customers through the implementation of our software, as well as provide ongoing support. Additional duties include assisting our customers in configuring and using our products, training, troubleshooting and tracking customer questions and suggestions. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience working in a software support / customer service-related field or in an editorial office…”


“Clarke & Esposito is hiring an Research Analyst for our growing management consulting firm that focuses in the professional and scholarly publishing industry. You will have the opportunity to work on business strategy projects with the top executives at not-for-profit societies, publishers, universities, software companies, and other organizations working in professional publishing and communication (scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, humanities)…”


“…As part of the team, you will configure, develop, and manage the manuscript submission and peer review system used by JAMA and the JAMA Network Journals; work with JAMA Network staff, Information Technology, and the system vendors to ensure functionality of new enhancements and current features; provide technical support, direction, and training to in-house and remote users of this system including, Editors, editorial staff, authors, and reviewers…”


“Description: Editing and production of manuscripts for Radiology and other journals produced by RSNA.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Copyedits manuscripts accepted for publications in RSNA journals to be produced in print and online.
  • Maintains production schedules.
  • Keeps personal and general office records of material’s progress through publication stages.
  • Proofreads text and tabular material and performs quality control on images as necessary.
  • Works with authors, Managing Editor, and production staff on alterations…”

“…We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Marketing Manager to join the Office of Publishing in our Washington, DC office. Reporting to the Associate Business Director, Research and Development, this individual will oversee the library marketing plans both nationally and internationally for our six Science journals as well as future titles…”


“The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the George Washington University invites applications from qualified applicants for this full-time fiscal year faculty position as the Director of the MPS in Publishing Program at the rank of instructor, assistant or associate professor. This is a non-tenure-accruing, renewable faculty position offered with an initial appointment term of up to three years. Appointment can begin as early as July 1, 2018…”


“The Electrochemical Society (ECS) invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer…

Managing a budget of $7.7M and 26 staff, the next Executive Director will continue to expand the organization’s global presence and reach. S/he will work to fully fund the “Free the Science” initiative; continue to enhance the quality and scope of ECS’s publications; organize and host conferences centered on exciting and cutting-edge developments most pertinent to members; and explore additional offerings to increase the value of ECS affiliation for existing and new members…”


“The American Physiological Society (APS),… is seeking a Copy Editor responsible for assessing and editing accepted manuscripts; checking various stages of proofs for publication in monthly journal; and improving the accuracy, readability, and general completeness of all of the Society’s peer-reviewed scientific articles prior to publication…”


“…The Production Editor is responsible for the realization of (“Boston-based”) Brill titles, including books, journals and major reference works, from manuscript(s) to press-ready PDF files and/or Online publication. This position works with in-house acquisitions editors and production controllers, as well as external academic editors and authors; major vendors; and freelance copyeditors/proofreaders, indexers, cartographers, lithographers, and designers, for the timely production of titles…”


“As Associate Product Marketing Manager for the RightsLink product family, you will be responsible for product marketing and outbound marketing activities for RightsLink® for Permissions, RightsCental, and the Republication License Service in the rightsholder market. In your role, you will be the expert on buyer and influencer personas for your products, understanding their processes and criteria, and acting as a responsive, go-to resource to enable Sales and Product Management…”


Duke University Press, in conjunction with the Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship Program, is seeking a fellow to fulfill a year-long, full-time position at Duke University Press as an Editorial Associate with the goal of increasing diversity in scholarly publishing. The selected fellow will be immersed in the Books Acquisitions team, working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects throughout the entire acquisitions process…”

(SOURCE: Society for Scholarly Publishing)