Dec 10, 2019
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. Associate Managing Editor Hoboken, NJ For over 200 years we have been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. We are a content and courseware provider, enabling learning for personal and professional growth. We create textbooks and develop digital education, learning, assessment and certification solutions to help universities, businesses and students achieve their ambitions. The Associate Managing Editor is responsible for the successful delivery of projects for a product line, from contract signing until delivery of final product. This includes managing costs, schedules and fiscal output budgets; keeping stakeholders informed of any variance; maintaining high-level contact with the author/editor throughout the project life cycle; and ensuring the quality of the final product(s). The Associate Managing Editor is accountable for, but does not actually carry out, the functions carried out by the Content Ops department. What You'll Do: Maintaining high level contact with author throughout the content creation phase, providing information about upcoming workflow stages and setting expectations upfront about author responsibilities and the content development and production processes; receives delivery of content from the author. Tracking the progress of projects through the stages of the end-to-end content process; ensuring the schedule of each component is up-to-date and informing stakeholders of any variance against FY targets. Working with the Ops teams to ensure projects requirements are clearly outlined upfront and that any issues are dealt with promptly to keep projects on track. Ensuring that any product-specific guidelines are enforced, and quality of final product is appropriate to the market; remediating any escalated issues Tracking the project costs against pre-agreed budgets using appropriate tool; informing stakeholders of any variances and troubleshooting Working with Editorial on new brand, series development, new business development. What We Looking For: Degree is desirable Some experience of book and other publishing processes, especially digital. Some experience in proposing, and delivering against, challenging targets. Understanding of publishing workflow and process Understands the various components and timing of the end-to-end content process: content acquisition, content development, content production, content delivery Thorough knowledge of MS Office suite of applications, and e-mail. Ability to assimilate and work comfortably with a wide-range of business systems Project management skills: sets goals that align with business needs; develops and executes strategies for achievement to agreed expectations Is able to break down complex problems/tasks into manageable parts, and allocates own time efficiently Problem-solving skills: identifies issues/ recommends and implements solutions; anticipates and prepares for opportunities/problems that are not obvious to others Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with peers, colleagues, management, and others Understands organization's information structure (key decision makers, influencers, etc.) and uses it to accomplish goals mutually beneficial to both the individual and the organization About us At Wiley, we help people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. We're a publishing organization that provides content-enabled solutions to improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. From scientific, technical and scholarly journals to training services and online applications, our innovative solutions are enriching the learning process worldwide. We operate across the globe, including the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada. And with a rapidly-growing focus on technology, this is an exciting time to join us and make your mark. Facts and figures For over 200 years we have been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed We have offices in more than 20 countries Through publishing, platforms and services, we help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world Benefits Wiley offers compensation and benefits that are competitive, equitable, and meet the needs of our diverse workforce. All of which helps to make this a very rewarding and inspiring place to be. 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.
Hoboken, NJ, USA