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Head of Editorial Team, China

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Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Excellent

Our client, a global open-access publisher, requires a new Head of Editorial Team based in Shanghai China. Due to aggressive growth plans in the region, we need an experienced publishing leader to manage a team of 9 people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for team performance and staff management.
  • Accountable for meeting the defined targets and objectives for the group of journals related to Research Topics, Research Topic Submissions, and Editor Outreach.
  • Leads on external stakeholder collaborations and representation, as well as editorial office projects in China related to their journals and targets.
  • Defines, implements and monitors policies and procedures in China to ensure the quality of the commissioning activities.
  • Liaises with other teams and departments in China and globally to bring strategic value to the journals assigned.
  • Contributes to developing local strategic plans, policies and new initiatives in China.
  • Guides the use of designated budget for the journals to ensure firm strategic return on investment and journal growth.

Skills & Experience:

  • Significant leadership experience in STM Publishing / Open access. 
  • Life science or Health science background
  • Experience delivering aggressive growth plans
  • Experience working with a global business
  • Fluent English
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