*Job, China* Royal Soc Chemistry, Managing Editor, £competitive, clos 8 April 2013

Royal Society of Chemistry
Managing Editor

Job description: man-ed-china-jd_tcm18-228708

We are looking for a Managing Editor to join the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). We are a world leading scientific publisher, offering an exceptional range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services to the chemical science community.

You will lead on maximising the, quality, usage, growth and financial performance of our journals. Core activities will include working with Editorial Boards to formulate and implement strategic commissioning and product development plans as well as promoting the journals within the relevant scientific communities.

This is an exciting time to join us with ambitious growth plans being achieved and continuing for the future. You will be targeted with developing the best authorship and readership for the journals through working with your editorial boards, editorial production, marketing and the wider scientific community to develop innovative strategies to increase quality and market share.

We are looking for

  • Experience in science, technical and medical (STM) journal publishing,
  • PhD in science (chemical science normally preferred)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure autonomously and to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Up-to-date knowledge of and passion for the chemical sciences
  • Contacts with the relevant communities
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English

Desirable skills and qualifications

  • Previous experience with Editorial Boards
  • Contacts with the relevant communities
  • Thorough understanding of PRC education systems

Applications must be submitted in English. You should include a cover letter and resume. The cover letter should detail why you are suitable for this position against the requirements given above.

Based in Beijing. Competitive salary and benefits. Closing date 08 April 2013. Vacancy reference no. 13-51

Related post: RSC (Beijing), Deputy Editor.

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One Response to *Job, China* Royal Soc Chemistry, Managing Editor, £competitive, clos 8 April 2013

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