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Who we are
Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher. We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally.
To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations.
Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.
Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.
We are seekinga data driven and target-oriented professional, with excellent communication and collaborative skills for the role of Journal Manager for a portfolio of neuroscience journals.
The role is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is passionate about open access publishing, has previously worked in a collaborative workplace and has strong project management experience, as they will lead the growth and development of several Impact Factor Journals from the Neuroscience Portfolio as well as a newly launched multidisciplinary journal Frontiers in Sleep.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and strategic development of the journals, through tailored content acquisition initiatives, building and leveraging strong relationships with the Editorial Boards of leading academics as well as close collaboration with other teams within the matrix.
They will be responsible for pro-actively managing the journals performance and must show strong strategic direction to devise and implement editorial strategies to increase market share and build upon the strong recognition of the journals, while creating new opportunities to drive key performance indicators.
Under the guidance of a Portfolio Manager and working closely with members across multiple Editorial Teams, the Journal Manager role requires the ability to inspire across all levels, be a trusted advisor for internal and external stakeholders and arrive at solution-oriented approaches to deliver scalable growth.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and ideally work experience within academic publishing, which will enable them to effectively engage with high-profile scholars and be an effective team manager and interface with other departments.
Key responsibilities :
You are a target driven individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You enjoy leading teams and are a collaborative team player, working closely with members of supporting teams.
You will also be confident in working with data to perform market analyses of the competitor publishing landscape, identifying new areas for growth to inform our editorial strategies.
What we Offer
With over 50 nationalities across seven locations around the world, we are certainly a diverse company. You will have the opportunity to work with teammates in other offices, as well as with researchers, editors, and authors from across the globe.
Deadline : August 7, 2021
Your application must include :
1. A cover letter and CV
2. The indication of your earliest availability
Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation.
With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.