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Publishing Manager/Director

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Location: Singapore
Salary: On Application

Our client, a global STM Publisher, requires a new Publishing Manager/Director to oversee a portfolio of Open Access Journals and drive the development of new titles and opportunities across APAC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively maintaining scholarly journals by conducting frequent communications with EiCs, Societies and Editorial Boards to keep the members engaged in journal activities, including strategic insight, initiative and independent judgment.
  • Articulating a strong brand positioning and engaging with the research community in the APAC in line with business objectives;
  • Representing the company in an official role to external stakeholders, and developing business relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Assisting in marketing activities to support the expansion of editorial presence in the APAC, while aligning with global teams and strategy
  • Contributing to developing company-wide strategic plans, policies, and new initiatives
  • Being aware of changes within the research community and publishing industry in the APAC, and translating these into proposals for successful (new) products and services
  • Engaging regularly with your direct reports and carrying out annual performance reviews that focus both on targets/achievements and personal development.
  • Contributing to publishing guidelines in close cooperation with the Editorial Director and etc. 

Skills & Experience: 

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in a relevant field
  • Minimum 6 years experience in journal publishing is a must. Experience in managing a portfolio of journals is highly recommended.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills are a must.
  • Proactive attitude
  • Ability to set own schedule and assist with team schedule and follow up on multiple projects as appropriate.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to act diplomatically in representing our company.
  • Ability to develop and progress business proposals
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