Company: RELX Group
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Do you have an interest in being part of a dynamic health and
medical publishing team? This might be your opportunity to join us
as a Publisher!
We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic publisher to manage
and develop a portfolio of journals with a strong focus on oncology
within the Health & Medical Sciences (HMS) team, which is part of
our larger Science, Technology & Medical Journals (STMJ) Publishing
Organization. This role can be based in one of Elsevier's primary
publishing office locations.
The role balances academic research and publishing knowledge
with a keen interest in online and Open Access developments, a
strong affinity for building and managing relationships, and
business acumen. The successful applicant will be competent at
working independently while contributing to team initiatives.
Portfolio Management and Development
Develop the strategy for the portfolio; ensure alignment with
the department's and wider organization's strategies.
Work with editors, authors, editorial boards, societies, and the
academic community at large to ensure sufficient copy flow of
relevant, high quality manuscripts.
Negotiate and manage contractual relationships with journal
editors and societies.
Continuous and proactive maintenance of the existing portfolio,
matching developments in the external marketplace, including the
development of Open Access initiatives.
Continuous quality control and monitoring of all aspects of
day-to-day editorial, production, and publishing operations and
actively address improvements where required.
Meet portfolio-related objectives with regards to content
growth, articles market share, citation share, relative impact
factor, editorial speeds, and author and editor satisfaction.
Manage budgets and provide input to pricing processes. Monitor
and influence journals' financial performance.
- Experience in data gathering, presentation, and
Relationship Management and Networking
Establish, manage and maintain excellent contacts and networks
with key external stakeholders, including editors, authors, society
representatives, university leadership and industry, with a view to
understanding their professional and organizational needs and
ongoing market developments.
- Establish, manage and maintain excellent contacts with key
stakeholders within the company, including editorial, production,
publishing, marketing, technology and other teams, coordinating
activities as they relate to the portfolio's needs and
What you should bring
2+ years of journal publishing experience or equivalent relevant
industry or postdoctoral experience
Strong communication and presentation skills (both verbal and
written); fluent English speaker
Collaborative, creative, innovative
Proactive, responsive, results oriented
Excellent networking skills; commercial awareness and
Financial awareness and business acumen
Knowledge of relevant parts of the scientific and health/medical
world, sociology and needs
Flexibility with working in a complex, matrix international
- Willingness to travel internationally (subject to Covid-19
What we offer
We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging
environment with great opportunities for personal development, an
enjoyable team culture and a strong enthusiasm for diversity;
Elsevier's benefits are also very competitive.
Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants
are considered for and treated during employment without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship
status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,
or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified
individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable
accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual
should please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or if you are based
in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.
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