Professional Career Opportunities – Publishing

“Working under the guidance of the Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editor, the Managing Editor (ME) handles the day-to-day administrative functions for the print and online journal. The ME is the primary point of contact for all production and publication issues for the journal’s Publisher (currently Elsevier). Reviews all submissions to the journal to determine if they meet the journal’s content parameters…”

“…Reporting to the Senior Manager, Online Learning, the Content Developer Manager holds an important role in developing learning content for HBP s leadership development offerings.

Key Responsibilities:

Designs and develops online leadership development solutions based on Harvard Business School content Designs innovative online learning experiencesIn collaboration with the Product Management team, influences the strategic direction of new and existing learning products.Conducts audience, needs, content, and task analysis for new learning solutions…”

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…”

“…Join the AMA team as the Deputy Editor, Editorial Graphics in JAMA. As part of the team, you will direct the development and preparation of data displays, images, illustrations, and multimedia for JAMA and the JAMA Network journals…’

“…  The Director of Digital Publishing, Scientific Journals is a key member of the senior leadership team of the AACR Publishing Division. S/he has responsibility for heading the development and implementation of digital publishing strategy and the online presence of AACR’s journals. The Director reports to the Publisher/VP of Scientific Publications and supervises 4 staff members…”

“…Reporting to the Publisher, the Business Development Manager, CMAJ Group is responsible for developing a growth and penetration strategy to improve the CMAJ Group’s market share and achieve revenue growth targets.

The Business Development Manager maintains strong customer and partnership relationships while developing new customer and partnership by prospecting, networking and cold calling in order to grow and retain accounts by presenting effective and efficient solutions…”

Baker Publishing Group, based near Grand Rapids, Michigan, is currently accepting applications for a full-time editor in the Baker Academic & Brazos Press division.

This position is responsible for guiding an assigned number of books through the editorial process from accepted manuscript to production-ready files according to the current processes and standards used by Baker Academic & Brazos Press.

“…We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Marketing Associate in the Office of Publishing based in Washington, DC to oversee the marketing strategy both nationally and internationally for a selection of journals within the Science family of journals portfolio and our Science Partner Journals program…

“…The Assistant Editor will serve as assistant to the Senior Acquisitions Editor in the area of Asian Studies and occasionally assist the Publishing Director. This position is responsible for the organization and project management of this active and growing subject area. Responsibilities also include liaising between production, finance, and marketing. This diverse position plays a pivotal role in the publishing operations globally…”

“…Editor-in-Chief of Cell is a rare and unique opportunity to directly shape this iconic brand which in turn impacts the direction and future of biomedical science.  This position is highly visible within the scientific community and the successful candidate will be a visionary for the journal grounded in a strong understanding of where biomedical research is and where it is heading and the needs of authors, readers, and reviewers with a vision for providing sustained value in the changing world of science and publishing.  The winning candidate will lead the team of internal professional editors responsible for inspiring, motivating and mentoring them and will work across all departments in Cell Press and Elsevier that contribute to the success of Cell including marketing, production, and technology…”

“The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),…, is seeking a creative and organized team player to join our Publishing area. This position will oversee project and developmental editing management for new publications and products.

Some duties will include:

  1. Research and submit proposals for new products and expanded product lines.
  2. Manage the development of new publication and products.
  3. Manage the ongoing development of AAP publications on professional and clinical topic areas.
  4. Manage the ongoing development of AAP publications on pediatric coding and payment…”

The ideal candidate will be editing and working with the Legal Publications Director and marketing of CLE publications.  Some travel may be required that involves travel outside of the established Bar hours (M-F; 8am-5:30pm) and may occasionally involve weekend travel for the purpose of marketing.  Annual salary starts at $47,476.00 with an competitive benefits package.

(The Florida Bar produces more than 40 legal publications and law practice manuals that are made available through a collaborative marketing agreement with LexisNexis for Bar members.)

“The Graphic Designer will report to the Marketing Manager and will play a pivotal role in the execution of design and marketing initiatives across the organization. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional multi-tasker who can work through day-to-day design tasks while pursing multiple projects with tight deadlines and executing projects from start to finish. This person must also possess a combination of creative drive and initiative…”

Hat tip to the Society For Scholarly Publishing and the Folio Job Board