Head of Editorial Development

Job type: 
Academic, STM
South West
Job reference: 

A rare opportunity has opened up at the Bath-based publishing offices of a highly regarded learned and professional society. They are looking for a Head of Editorial to join their small, friendly team that values innovation and quality. Reporting to the Director of Publishing, the main responsibility of the role is to develop a strong list of journals and books, innovate new products and manage the in-house editorial team. This is a centrally important role for this long-standing society and you will need to have an eye on the future of scholarly publishing.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a scientific background and experience in STM publishing and team management. You will need a strong understanding of the workings of the research sector and academic institutions. Experience of developing online peer-review systems would be ideal and experience of having published your own research may be an advantage.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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