Wiley招聘:Associate Journal Publishing Manager

Position Title:                        Associate Journal Publishing Manager

Manager:                             Editorial Director, Physical Science China

Working Location:                         Beijing, China

Permanent Headcount

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Job Summary

The Physical Sciences group of Wiley China is offering a Journal Publishing Manager position based in our Beijing office to lead and manage the publication of Wiley’s engineering portfolio and further explore local opportunities for expansion. This professional position requires experience in the functional area; the incumbent will need to acquire knowledge and experience in the discipline, solve a range of straightforward problems using knowledge learned on the job and by applying standard procedures.

How will you make an impact:

  • Coordinate and, where appropriate, lead bids for journal acquisitions in China
  • Maintain relationships with societies and editors of acquisition targets
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure smooth transition of acquired journals into company processes
  • Improve the financial and publication performance of engineering journals to best practice levels
  • Lead, plan and implement strategies to develop the current engineering journals to increase readership and dissemination
  • Maintain sound relationships with other staff and customers
  • Liaise closely with the Editors of engineering journals, and assist in developing these journals to their full potential
  • Ensure that the journals are published on time and within budget and to the reasonable expectations of associated societies and Editors in accordance with agreed business practices and plans
  • Ensure that the Editors are kept fully appraised of all activities in relation to the journals
  • Liaise closely with colleagues responsible for marketing the journals and generating advertising and special sales revenue and ensure that clients are kept fully informed.
  • Liaise closely with the Editorial Offices and Content Management regarding any issues arising during the publication of journals in the list
  • Liaise with staff globally to share and maintain relevant knowledge about the subject areas related to the journals

We are looking for people who:

  • Master degree or above in Engineering is desired. The candidate must be computer literate and proficient with standard computer applications such as word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), presentations (Powerpoint), and email (Outlook), as well as internet search/research tools
  • Publishing experience and a track record of journal and society management
  • Demonstrated effective organization skills are essential, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong relationship management skills are essential, including the ability to relate successfully to people at all levels of business both externally and internally and to form and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with those people
  • Professional, mature and decisive in approach
  • Demonstrated professional communication skills in English and Mandarin language (written, verbal, and listening) and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

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 in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.