Wiley China Job Openings_Aug 2019 – Editorial Assistant

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Wiley China now has the following job opening. If you enjoy working in an environment that spans across different cultures and develops people both personally and professionally, please send in your application and current resume to szhao@wiley.com.

Position Title: Editorial Assistant

Working Location: Beijing or Shanghai, China

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The in-house editorial group of Wiley is offering an Editorial Assistant position based in Beijing or Shanghai for its portfolio of internationally-renowned, high-impact journals in materials science and physics. (e.g. Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Small.…).

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Support in-house editorial office, oversee submission and post-acceptance processes of manuscripts
  • Assist editors, authors and reviewers with queries
  • Trouble shoot problems at all stages of the submission and review process
  • Ensure adherence to established best practices and ensure completion of manuscripts with appropriate paperwork
  • Generate and update activity reports on submissions, and usage reports on published articles
  • Facilitate and support miscellaneous and journal-specific projects within the in-house editorial group in Beijing and Shanghai
  • Maintain and update websites and social media channels of MaterialsViewsChina and Advanced Science News China
  • Other tasks include general information search or compilation, travel coordination, basic translation, maintaining of databases and compilation of presentation materials

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Applicants for the position should be self-motivated, have excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, flexible, and familiar with text and graphics computer applications.
  • Knowledge of Scientific Technical Medical journals publishing
  • In-depth knowledge of the science publishing market, community, trends, competitors, and authors is highly desirable
  • Excellent planning, negotiation and financial management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Good networking skills and business acumen
  • Strong presentation/public speaking and ability to engage with editors and authors
  • Highly self-motivated, achievement and team oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree highly desirable

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.