Senior Editor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken , NJ 07030

Posted 3 months ago

Wiley is a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Senior Editor

Medford, MA

Do you have a background in scholarly research?

Are you looking for the next challenge in your publishing career?

Then your next step is here with us at Wiley!

Wiley is one of the world's leading scholarly publishers. As a Senior Editor serving as a society journal publishing manager in our Social Sciences and Humanities program, you'll manage and develop society owned journals, helping a diverse group of publishing partners and their communities to make a difference in the world.

Working collaboratively with smart, friendly and highly skilled colleagues across our global organization, you will enjoy unrivalled scope to further develop your skills in communication, presentation, negotiation and relationship building. Championing excellent service, you will proactively ensure that our relationships with existing and new partners thrive. Crucially, you'll also make an important contribution to the strategic development of our publishing portfolio, working on a host of new business opportunities, from community focussed events and initiatives, to signing new society partnerships.

You will have strong industry knowledge and be up to date on the latest trends. You will have proven experience of working in publishing, or in academic research, with a flair for building productive relationships.

Highly driven and well-organized, you will have strong analytical skills and a strong focus on achieving goals. You will bring excellent communication skills and a winning personality to the role.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with external partners

  • Taking responsibility for successful renewal or renegotiation of contracts within your portfolio

  • Managing financial performance of your list, including price-setting, budgeting and expenditure decisions

  • Develop strategic plans, host and attend editorial board and society meetings, present on our capabilities and journal performance

  • Assist with new business development, where appropriate.

You will work in a team-based environment with colleagues willing to support you, and you can go home at the end of the day knowing that you helped a diverse group of publishing partners to make a difference in the world.

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.

Although we appreciate your interest only those candidates with whom we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.

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Senior Editor

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