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Senior Publishing Editor, Open Access (12243)

Wiley

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: Tuesday November 29, 2016

This is a new, global role tasked with the management and strategic development of Wiley’s growing proprietary Open Access portfolio, supporting the company’s ambition to be   a world-leading Open Access publisher.

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We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology; globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. The demand for knowledge and learning has never been greater, and Wiley is at the forefront of meeting that need. As a learning business, we make meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organisations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers.

This is a new global role tasked with the management and strategic development of Wiley’s growing proprietary Open Access portfolio, supporting the company’s ambition to be a world-leading Open Access publisher.  The Senior Publishing Editor, Open Access will work with colleagues globally to implement strategies for growth, content development, innovation and operations. Forging excellent working relationships with external editors and editorial boards, you’ll ensure that every journal meets its agreed commercial and publishing targets and responds to opportunities offered by innovative new publishing models.

We are looking for a candidate with proven experience of developing and launching journals both editorially and commercially and a driven individual with a track record of achieving targets. The successful candidate will either have direct experience within Gold Open Access publishing or demonstrate a strong understanding of the industry and its business drivers.

The Senior Publishing Editor, Open Access will be a creative thinker with a flair for approaching challenges in new and successful ways.  The successful candidate will have a particular talent for interpreting external developments, transforming them into opportunities and implementing change and innovation. To be successful, the incumbent needs superior relationship management skills and a tried and tested ability to persuade, influence and realise business goals through the actions of others 

We work collaboratively across the globe, enjoy what we do and have opportunities to develop throughout our careers.  People have always been valued at Wiley.

To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter.

The closing date for this role is 29th November 2016.

Posted on 02 Nov 2016 around 2pm • Filed Under Permanent Positions in Publishing and New Media