Oct 17, 2019

Journal Publishing Manager

  • Wileyed Solutions
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full-Time Professional Services

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Publishing Manager to join Wiley's growing Society publishing team in Melbourne.

Wiley is the proud publishing partner of some of Australia's most prestigious Societies. Our Melbourne team is passionate about the quality of our publishing program and dedicated to delivering an excellent service to our publishing partners. Championing excellent service, you'll independently manage and develop peer-reviewed research journals, helping a diverse group of society partners and their communities to make a difference in the world.

This diverse role requires oversight of the financial and editorial development of peer-reviewed journals across a number of fields. You will build relationships with journal editors and society managers as well as making an important contribution to the strategic development of our portfolio, working on new business opportunities and community-focused events and initiatives.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have a track-record of managing strategic business relationships. Experience in the scholarly publishing industry and/or the academic sector is a requirement. Professional and collaborative, you will bring excellent communication skills to the role.

About You

This position requires a proactive and confident candidate with a high degree of professionalism and a client-centered approach. Our team values collaboration, accountability and results orientation, and as such we require a highly collaborative candidate who will work well within a global team environment and follow through on commitments.

About the Job

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team working for the World's leading Society publisher. It will be your responsibility to:
  • deliver an excellent service to Society partners and proactively maintain and renew our Society partnerships
  • build a network of contacts with our Society partners
  • work with our Society partners and Editors to improve the impact and influence of the journals
  • manage the financial performance of a collection of journals
  • look for opportunities to promote Wiley's reputation as the World's best Society publisher
  • set a high standard for collaboration and teamwork, both within the team and with other business units
  • support the team in activities that generate new business and partnerships
  • represent Wiley at a small number of annual conferences locally and interstate
Reporting to the Publisher, APAC, Korea and Southeast Asia, the successful candidate will work in a wider Asia-Pacific team. The role will require some out-of-hours meetings and business travel.

About Wiley

Wiley is a market-leading, global publishing company, publishing over 1500 scholarly peer-reviewed journals around the world. The World's leading publisher of Society journals, we publish journals in every major scholarly and professional field, covering health, life, physical and social sciences and the humanities.

We work collaboratively across the globe and are passionate about our work. This job will bring opportunities to develop your career, as well as an attractive salary package.

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