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For more than 270 years we have found, published and distributed the works of science pioneers at De Gruyter (pronounced: [də ˈgʁɔʏ̯tɐ]). In 28 disciplines, from A as in Arts, or M as in Material Sciences, to T as in Theology and Religion, we produce relevant publications. From Basel, Berlin, Boston, Munich, Beijing, Warsaw and Vienna we send knowledge into the world. And never stop learning - in our culture of courageous zeitgeist, charming enthusiasm and enjoyable expertise. Do you want to know? Welcome to De Gruyter!

JOURNAL MANAGER (FMD)

   Berlin   |      Full-time employee   |      AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE DATE

Our Publishing | Journals department coordinates the publication of high-quality scientific journals. In your role as Journals Manager, you will be responsible for a portfolio of scientific journals and, together with the publishers, ensure the readers’ needs are met. This position can be filled in Berlin, Boston or Beijing. This job is permanent.

Your tasks

 

  • Maintaining and developing relations with editors and ensuring the implementation of an agreed editorial policy
  • Close collaboration with product managers to develop key projects (e.g. journal webinars and events)
  • Establishment of journal editorial boards for the journal portfolio
  • Working closely with Director Journals to develop and implement a strategy for a competitive portfolio
  • Improving the publishing strategy according to the requirements of De Gruyter and market requirements
  • Coordination with Journal Editors to ensure smooth running journal titles and optimal copy flow
 

Your profile

 

  • Scientific, economic or humanistic academic background or a comparable degree, preferably a Master or Diploma
  • Previous experience managing a portfolio of (ideally interdisciplinary) journal titles
  • Networking and effective collaboration with scientists worldwide
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to question existing assumptions and practices and actively seek solutions
  • Understanding of journal publishing and the metrics required to manage journal targets
  • Buisness fluent in German and English

We offer you

  • An exciting professional challenge for one of the innovation drivers of the publishing industry
  • Extensive benefits for a healthy, balanced life and work
  • Time and space for curiosity, learning and development
  • Passionate colleagues in diverse teams