Assistant Editor, Applied Sciences Journals
Company: Springer Nature
Posted on: June 25, 2022
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The Assistant Editor, Journals is responsible for providing
valuable support to the editorial team by building good working
relationships with Editors in Chief, Editorial Board Members,
partners and societies, managing day-to-day administration, and
contributing to or leading projects as required.
Reporting to the Journals Executive Editor, the Assistant Editor
must be able to analyze incoming communication, providing
constructive feedback, and troubleshooting routine problems that
may arise. They must be flexible, able to prioritize, organize and
coordinate work assignments, and able to determine the most
efficient way to accomplish each task. Other responsibilities
include: maintaining team files, corresponding with
authors/editors, preparing journal proposals and contracts,
managing journal articles/issues for timely acceptance and
publication, and updating pipeline plans accordingly.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Contribute to achieving annual targets for journal submission,
publications, transfers, and target turnaround times.
Strive for maximal efficiency and productivity of editors,
peer-reviewers and editorial board members, and help
manage/streamline the peer-review process for assigned
Handle non-strategic matters to maintain scholarly journals:
prepare new agreements, update internal systems, request payments,
and maintain other journal records.
Monitor peer-review tool to regularly provide updated pipeline for
Support Editorial Director and Executive Editor during editorial
trips and exhibits.
Prepare materials for team reports, conferences, and board
meetings, including assistance with PowerPoint presentations.
Develop strong working relationships with colleagues across all
departments to coordinate ongoing production, marketing, special
sales, conferences, and other internal department deadlines.
Support other team members with ad-hoc tasks and requests as
Bachelor's degree with at least 6 months of office experience
1-2 years' experience in either science publishing or journal
publishing is preferred
Very strong computer skills required in MS Word, Excel and
PowerPoint; database and other software to track projects across a
portfolio of journals
Laser focused attention to detail; exhibiting strong organizational
and analytical skills are a must
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
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- Tuition Assistance
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