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  • Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • 5,001-10,000 employees · Book and Periodical Publishing
  • Actively recruiting

About the job

Location: Oxford, UK (hybrid) Chichester, UK (hybrid) or Remote, United Kingdom

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

Summary of the role:

As the Associate Journal Publishing Manager you will be independently responsible for the management, including financial, editorial development and growth, of 6-10 computer science/telecommunications journals. Working within a global subject team, including editorial, marketing and production colleagues. In this role, you will help the team research potential new start journal ideas and develop new products and sources of revenue in engineering.

How you will make an impact:

  • Take responsibility for the financial performance of titles on own list, including price-setting, budgeting and expenditure decisions, working within departmental guidelines and in consultation with line manager.
  • Research new start ideas in agreed subject areas in collaboration with subject team colleagues as appropriate.
  • Assist in researching and developing new sources of potential revenue, as directed.
  • Draft and revise publishing contracts as appropriate.
  • Handle all editorial correspondence with external editors for titles on own list, and take independent responsibility for all administrative tasks related to the management of own titles.
  • Ensure payments and invoices are handled according to schedule.
  • Maintain a broad overview of developments in journals publishing and within own subject areas, suggesting possible innovations for titles on own list.
  • Conferences: as required, attend/contribute to annual planning meetings, provide support at conferences, including setting up and manning a Wiley exhibit and speaking with existing and potential customers, authors, editors, society executives, to promote Wiley and help maintain strong external relationships.

What we look for:

  • Education to degree level or equivalent.
  • Understanding of key issues/debates in academic journal publishing, including Open Access and the shift to digital publishing.
  • Knowledge of journal publishing processes.
  • Understanding of the common financial models, to quickly assess impact of specific income or expenditure decisions, and journal budgets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Well-developed presentation skills.
  • Comfortable working within MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

About Wiley:

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.


Oxford, UK; Chichester, UK; United Kingdom

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