Springer Nature

Position ID: 2907-EDITOR [#19646]
Position Title: Associate Editor, Mathematics Journals
Position Type: Other
Position Location: New York, New York 10004, United States
Subject Area: Editorial
Application Deadline: finished (2022/02/24, finished 2022/11/26)
Position Description:    

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- Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with academic Editors, Editorial Boards, society executives and other key contacts in the field, with the aim of building and maintaining our journals’ reputations and increasing submissions; organize and host Editorial Board meetings

- Build knowledge of the field and the relevant scientific communities to identify journal development opportunities and translate them into actions to maintain a competitive advantage. This will involve engaging with senior scientists and obtaining their advice.

- Represent the company at local and international conferences to improve market knowledge, network within the community and to receive feedback and promote our journals

- Produce and implement strategic data-driven development plans for journals, in line with company strategy

- Plan and drive the commissioning of content, including proactively suggesting topics

- Ensure journals are promoted through all relevant avenues and receive appropriate representation in indexing services, including selective services

- Oversee submissions, publications and peer-review performance for portfolio and assist colleagues in dealing with author queries or other problems

- Handle contract renewals and negotiations

- Collaborate with team members to identify opportunities for portfolio growth

- Take part in cross-departmental projects and/or company-wide industry developments

- Other duties as required


- Educated to degree level within a relevant scientific area

- Previous experience working in the publishing industry

- Experience of developing and maintaining productive and friendly relations/partnerships with academic and industry-based researchers

- Knowledge of journal publishing processes and related matters, and understanding of and interest in open access publishing.

- Highly customer-focused, with excellent communication and influencing skills

- Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels

- Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills; including proven ability to take ownership to drive and complete tasks, to consistently meet deadlines, and adapt quickly to change

- Excellent critical appraisal, analytical and problem solving skills

- Strong attention to detail/high accuracy, proven high level of computer literacy Willing to travel and represent the company at internal and external events

- Developed knowledge of mathematics or applied sciences field/s

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We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Medical, Dental and Vision

Life and AD&D


Flexible Spending Accounts

Transit Accounts

Tuition Assistance

Summer Hours

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