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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!


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

We are looking for an ambitious new team member for our editorial office Science, Technology, Medicine based in Berlin or internationally (remote). You will be responsible for the acquisition of new publication projects as well as the further development and international orientation of the Materials Science/ Industrial Chemistry department. The position offers a permanent contract.

Your Task 

  • Strategic development and international orientation of the division in coordination with the Vice President STM
  • Acquisition of scientific content (books, book series, open access, online products) in the above-mentioned field in coordination with the Vice President STM
  • Support and expansion of the network of authors, editors and societies
  • Budget responsibility regarding economic goals and publication dates
  • Cooperation with other departments (production, marketing and sales)
  • Constant market observation and preparation of market and competitor analyses
  • Representation of the department at conferences at home and abroad

Your profile

  • An above-average university degree in a relevant field, possibly with a doctorate or comparable training
  • Strong focus on customer needs and market opportunities
  • Several years of professional experience in the conception and acquisition of content
  • Contacts to scientists and scientific institutions, preferably an own network
  • Negotiating skills and team-oriented communication
  • Good project management skills
  • Understanding of business management contexts
  • Very good time management, reliable priority setting and efficiency in the implementation of the responsible goals
  • A high degree of mobility and commitment as well as the willingness to take on new challenges
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Ability to travel

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