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Commissioning Editor – Journals

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Location: Beijing, China
Salary: On Application

Our client, a global society publisher, requires a new Commissioning Editor, Journals for the Chine market. 

This role is instrumental in supporting the outreach of Academic Business in China Market and supporting the Journals Development Team headed up by Journals Publisher and covering 44 journals.

You will manage the end-to-end publication process of special issues and work with guest editors and authors to ensure a successful publication. You will also support the Academic Business Development Manager and Publisher – Journal by identifying potential special issue topics as well as guest editors and maintaining a healthy pipeline of special issues across the journal’s portfolio. They will focus on our key markets: China, Japan and South Korea.

Skills & Experience: 

  • Previous experience in STM Publishing, commissioning original research and a strong track record of achieving targets.
  • Excellent command of English and fluency in Mandarin language.
  • Passionate about open access, open data and open science
  • Dynamic and commercially minded
  • Experience in using key bibliographic databases
  • Proven commercial/customer engagement experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • High level of digital literacy, including MS Office, Outlook and internet browsers
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
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