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Director of Publishing Development - Launch and Editor Outreach

Frontiers Open Science sp. z o.o.

  • Opole

  • offer expired over a month ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • manager / supervisor
  • home office work
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

  • Inspiring and mentoring direct reports towards better and more efficient performance of the teams and driving a quality and customer-centric mindset.

  • Defining, implementing, and monitoring strategies and policies to ensure targets and quality standards

  • Accountable for achieving Launches and Editor Outreach targets

  • Working closely with the Product Management team to translate processes into software, and guide the development of features and products that will support the company’s goals

  • Contributing to developing company-wide strategic plans, policies, and new initiatives

  • Acting as an escalation point for issue resolution from the team

  • Allocating staffing levels based on budget available

  • Monitoring of and reporting on targets as well as timely flagging and intervention when issues arise that risk progress

  • Representing the company in an official role to external stakeholders

  • Please note that this permanent role will predominantly fulfil a leave cover for the initial 9 months after which the team reporting into this role will be reviewed

Our requirements

  • Extensive experience in academic publishing

  • Demonstrated experience in a senior management role with a strong strategic focus

  • Excellent leadership, with the ability to influence and align stakeholders across all levels through impactful communication

  • Strong business acumen and experience in customer-centric process design

  • Proven ability to understand complex data and make decisions effectively

  • Technical proficiency, with advance skills using current software (particularly MS Excel and Salesforce)

What we offer

  • With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

  • Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees.

  • Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis.

  • All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.

  • We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

  • Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

  • Benefits

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • employee referral program

  • charity initiatives

  • extra leave

  • new technologies

The role

We have a fantastic and rare opportunity for a strategic and target-driven publishing professional to join us as Director of Publishing Development heading our Launch and Editor Outreach department.

The Director of Publishing Development, Launch and Editor Outreach is responsible for the quality, growth and development of new launches within the Frontiers journal series. Working closely with senior managers across the Publishing division and other key internal stakeholders, you will contribute to our long-term vision of providing all research communities with a high-quality open access publishing option.

Application Process

  • Your application should include:

  • A cover letter and resume

  • The indication of your earliest availability

Frontiers Open Science sp. z o.o.

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

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