Wiley招聘:Associate Publishing Manager, China

Position Title: Associate Publishing Manager, China

Manager: Editorial Director – China

Working Location: Beijing or Shanghai, China

Wiley China is seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic individual to lead journal growth and development initiatives in China for a high-profile portfolio of global society journals in the engineering disciplines published in partnership with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The ideal candidate has a Master or higher degree in the subject area and is highly motivated and driven with strong interpersonal skills, an extensive scientific background in related fields, and a keen understanding of the research community and ecosystem.

The successful candidate will have both editorial and business development skills and responsibilities with a focus on driving high quality journal submissions and building strong relationships with researchers and institutions in the community, representing the IET and Wiley.

Job Scope and Responsibilities

  • Implement journal and society strategies in Asia, in particular China but also South Korea and Japan, for example, in collaboration with Wiley and IET team
  • Liaise closely with IET Managing Editors to evaluate scientific research and recommend authors. Demonstrate sound scientific judgement when assessing research and special issue proposals
  • Develop special issue ideas with the IET, Wiley CAT team and editors as appropriate 
  • Identify potential peer reviewers, editorial board members, associate editors and special issue guest editors
  • Attend and actively participate in local and global editorial and society meetings
  • Conduct research on key trends within engineering and related fields in China, South Korea and Japan, and provide reports to Wiley and IET colleagues
  • Support and advise IET Managing Editors and journal editors as required based on regional expertise and information on an ongoing basis
  • Work closely with Marketing and IET colleagues to develop messaging and campaigns in China, South Korea and Japan
  • Coordinate outreach on published content and IET material in China and Asia

Business development responsibilities

  • Identify and foster relationships with key members of the scientific community (researchers, institutes, funders, etc.) and serve as a representative of the journals, IET and Wiley
  • Represent the journals, IET and Wiley at conferences (including speaking at them), external meetings and lab visits, and provide regular reports
  • Work with IET and Wiley colleagues to support development of partnership opportunities with institutions 
  • Organize scientific programming and events at local institutions
  • Lead author workshops and networking events at local institutions  
  • Support local sales teams and execution of IET programs in China and across Asia as needed
  • The role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis in Wiley’s Beijing or Shanghai office.  Wiley offers an attractive salary and benefits package, and a collaborative and exciting working environment.
  • National and international travel required on a regular basis. 

Qualifications

  • Master or Doctor degree in a discipline within engineering subjects.
  • A broad research background, and extensive network of contacts in China
  • Ability to network and communicate within the research communities and foster deep and long relationships of mutual benefit to Wiley and those partnered
  • Self-directed and motivated, an effective team player, able to influence with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated professional communication skills in English and Mandarin (written, verbal, listening and presentation skills)
  • Editorial or publishing experience is preferred but not required

Please submit your application through https://careers.wiley.com/en/position/associate-publishing-manager-china-beijing

If you have any questions, please contact: lliu@wiley.com.