Hong Kong
Posted on:
22 June 2018
Salary on application
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Our client, a leading STM Publisher, requires a new Journals Publisher based in Hong Kong. This is an exciting role involving leading a growing and dynamic team and portfolio of journals, acquiring and starting journals as part of the portfolio's strategic development, developing and managing key relationships with prestigious academic editors and institutions across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing management and leadership for the SE Asia team under direction of the Journal’s Editorial Director, APAC
  • Budget responsibility for the SE Asia journals programme and proactive development of the list
  • Leading commissioning bids and contract renewals
  • Building strong and lasting relationships with academic editors, learned societies and key institutions
  • Overseeing the financial wellbeing of the list of journals as well as preparing financial projections and proposals
  • Realising opportunities for organic growth
  • Making presentations at editorial board meetings
  • Representing the company at international conferences and regional events
  • Working collaboratively with internal colleagues in global offices

Skills & Experience: 

  • Sound commercial awareness as well as knowledge and experience of the academic Journals market
  • The ability to demonstrate how new business plans would be developed through commissioning new journals and acquiring existing titles
  • Experience managing financial budgets
  • Experience managing and developing a team with strong inter personal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • The ability to use the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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