Assistant Editor, Journals
Springer Science+Business Media - New York, NY

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Pipeline Management: Work with internal acquiring editors to ensure pipeline is growing. Produce pipeline reports. Oversee reviewer incentive programs. Requires initiative and independent judgment.
  • Proactively manage frequent communications with Editorial Boards to keep the Boards engaged in journal activities.
  • Special Issue activities: Track special issues for journal portfolio. Oversee guest editor orientation. Coordinate between Editorial Manager (JEO) and Production: issue naming; moving papers out of special issues; ensure proper publication sequence, other technical details. Requires initiative and independent judgement.
  • Manage day-to-day functioning of journal program, in particular coordination and oversight of schedules and communications; ensure on-time delivery.
  • Develop and implement process improvements (e.g., overhaul and maintain external correspondence system using Editorial Manager).
  • Manage special projects such as testing and evaluating reminder systems.
  • Coordinate strategy across journal program, using insights gained from specific journal clusters.
  • Under supervision of editor, fulfilling author/editor needs, preparing a "before, during and after" relationship with the author.
  • Exhibits attendance.
  • May supervise editorial assistant(s) in manuscript preparation and general office routines.
  • Performs related duties as required.

  • Job requirements
    • College background required; Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in related editorial capacity
    • Must be well-organized and attentive-to-detail
    • Advanced usage of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

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