Permanent Head of Journal Publishing

General Details
Location:
, OtherNorthern Suburbs
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
Description
My client based in the Northern Suburbs is seeking to employ a Head of Journal Publishing, you will be responsible for developing and implementing an overall publishing and editorial strategy to sustainably grow the companies Journal Publishing's impact, influence, and financial return.
Responsibilities:



Journal publishing and editorial strategy:




Strengthen the Company's portfolio by managing quality submission volumes, raising journal ranking, improving author satisfaction, and growing article impact.


Manage the journal portfolio to ensure individual journal, departmental, and divisional targets (including revenue, quality, and profitability etc.) are achieved.


Collaborate with Editors and journal owners to publish high-quality content in maximum suitable volume to increase the market share of the respective journals.


Ensure that all Journal production functions meet cost, quality and schedule requirements and that the highest customer service objectives are achieved.


Identify and advise on possible workflow improvements in the publishing process; initiate remedial actions, negotiations and process changes where necessary.


Work with finance, marketing, and operations colleagues to ensure maximum profitability of the portfolio, including management of costs; initiate remedial actions, negotiations and process changes where necessary.


Lead the transition process for newly acquired titles to ensure a methodological approach, coordination with other departments, including the marketing and acquisitions team, and keeping clients informed on what to expect at each stage.


Ensure the timeous compilation and printing of journal hardcopies.


Identify, manage, and develop plans for special issues and or supplements for the journal portfolio.


Implement and maintain the company journal policies across the portfolio.


Assist with the implementation of projects that scale across the journals program.



Publishing Integrity and Ethics




Ensure that all policies are up-to-date and, at a minimum, comply with the funder, government, and industry-wide standards.


Advice, guide and support Editors on Publishing Integrity, and Ethics were necessary.



Contract Management




Lead pre-emptive contract renewals and oping the business plans for approval and writing and presenting detailed proposals, in liaison with the Publishing Manager.


Lead or contribute to the response to RFPs for new journal business in subject areas identified for content growth.


With data-driven analysis.


High quality is written proposals.


Persuasive presentations.


Commercially intelligent financial arrangements.


In full agreement with the company legal and compliance requirements.


In accordance with the company strategic priorities.








Present for approval and launch new open-access journals with society partners, after undertaking necessary qualitative research and detailed financial modelling.



Presentations and Reports




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