Editorial Program Coordinator

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken , NJ 07030

Posted 3 weeks ago

At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-performing editorial team within Wiley Research Product Management. This position is within the Whole Organism Biology team, working on proprietary and society-owned or affiliated journals within Wiley's life sciences portfolio, with a focus on conservation, ecology, evolutionary and developmental biology, fisheries and zoology. A strong interest or education in a relevant scientific field would be advantageous though not required.

How you will make an impact:

  • Provide general administrative and research support to journal publishers in the administration of the journal program,

  • Contribute to overall global objectives at divisional and departmental levels.

  • Handle the timely processing of financial payments to editors, scholarly societies and other external vendors,

  • Maintain and updating journal information both internally and externally,

  • Collect/collate relevant data and conducting project-based research to guide the journal publishers and editors in editorial and business decisions and drive journal development

  • Prepare reports for both internal and external consumption

  • Organize meetings to maintain existing business and support new business development.

  • Frequent communication with authors, editors, and society contacts, and provide administrative support while collaborating with colleagues across various departments to achieve goals and objectives.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is required

  • Academic publishing experience and knowledge of peer-review process is preferred

  • Experience/education/proven interest in the life sciences is preferred

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills are essential

  • Excellent time management / a proven ability to prioritize multiple projects is essential

  • Experience with database/file management software is preferred

  • A high level of competency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power Point, is preferred

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to be resourceful, efficient and adaptive to change

  • Problem solving skill set

  • A proven ability to work in a team environment and take initiative

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

About Wiley:

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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