De Gruyter Inc

Position ID: 2618-EDITOR [#17100]
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02110, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/01/26 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/01/13, finished 2021/07/31)
Position Description:    

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Boston or remote | Full-time | at the earliest possbile date

As part of our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STM) division, our editorial department in Mathematics continuously develops the digital and print titles portfolio of first-class specialist literature. In your role, you will be responsible for the acquisition of new outstanding publication projects. The position on offer foresees an unlimited contract and is based in Boston. Remote work is possible as well.

Your tasks
  • Strategic development and international alignment of our Mathematics portfolio in close coordination with our Vice President Publishing for STM
  • Acquisition of a publication portfolio (books, book series, electronic resources) in Mathematics with a focus on the U.S. market
  • Expansion and fostering of academic networks with authors, editors, societies, and research institutes
  • Budget responsibility for project signings and output toward achieving economic objectives
  • Representation of the department at international academic conferences
  • Close collaboration with our editorial office, production, marketing, and sales teams 
Your profile
  • Ideally a Master’s degree or a PhD in Mathematics (pure or applied) or related subject
  • Publishing experience and an according network
  • Strong focus on acquisitions and a demonstrated interpersonal ability in relations with authors and editors
  • An acquired knowledge of the market and a strong interest in different publishing forms
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Native English speaker
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
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!

We look forward to your application!

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