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Editor Outreach Specialist

Frontiers Open Science sp. z o.o.

  • Subcarpathia

  • offer expired 14 days ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • home office work
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

  • Support the Editor Outreach Manager in expanding the editorial boards of Frontiers journals, in particular recruiting new editors

  • Liaising with internal teams on editor recruitment strategies

  • Profiling researchers and identifying suitable editorial board candidates

  • Monitoring progress to targets related to editorial board expansion sending reminders and resolving delays

  • Suggesting process improvements or platform developments

Our requirements

  • A degree or higher with a keen interest in dissemination of research

  • Related work experience in a commercial or academic environment, experience in STM or Academic publishing would be beneficial but is not essential

  • Excellent communication in written and spoken English, including excellent telephone manner and high attention to detail

  • Ability to work to ambitious targets, meet tight deadlines and prioritize varied workload under pressure

  • Flexibility and ability to work as a team member

  • Ability to work independently and make thoughtful decisions

  • Strong administration skills and fluent proficiency with MS Office applications

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

Are you motivated by ambitious goals and enjoy communicating with scientists? Would you like to bring your resilience and target focused approach into Frontiers’ mission of making science open? We are seeking an enthusiastic and target-driven professional for a full-time position of Editor Outreach Specialist.

Our Editor Outreach Specialists profile academic experts for editorial positions for the Frontiers journal series and reach out to them to explain the role with the aim of bringing them on board. This job opportunity requires customer focus, persuasion skills and integrity. The position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to be part of a new team in a fast growing publishing company and contribute to the scientific community recruiting the best editors, adding excellent value to the dissemination of Open Science.

Reporting to the Editor Outreach Manager and working closely with other editorial staff, the position will involve identifying and recruiting new editorial board members as well as managing the daily communications with editors on behalf of the editorial office.

Application Process

  • Your application must include:

  • Your latest CV and a tailored cover letter

  • Your notice period

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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