Editorial Development Manager (Beijing)

IOP Publishing

Job Description

IOP Publishing is currently recruiting for a motivated Editorial Development Manager to join our Publishing team on a permanent basis. If you’re looking to work with the science community in a diverse and international environment, then look no further!

You will be working closely with the Associate Director, APAC who who will be able to offer coaching and support your growth at IOP Publishing. You will also work closely with those at a senior level in the STM publishing and science community.

Role Overview

The Editorial Development Manager, China is responsible for building strategic relationships with the scientific community in China to support our commissioning and product development objectives by identifying suitable target authors, topical guest editors and editorial board members across our portfolio of journals, books and conference proceedings series, and fostering connections with the publishing development team for subsequent follow-up commissioning actions.

The role will work closely with Publishing, Marketing, Sales and Media teams in Beijing and across IOPP’s international offices.

What will you be doing?

Key job accountabilities include:

About you:

To apply, please submit your CV and cover note through our careers site.

We aim to review applications soon after they are received, and will arrange interviews when there’s someone we’re keen to meet, so please don’t hold off applying until the closing date is approaching – we don’t want you, or us, to miss out!

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of ebooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.  Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth, we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.

IOP Publishing is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are built into our identity in a way that is natural and sustainable, visible through the work we produce, our company branding, our professional networks and the communities we serve and support, which includes our employees, talent communities and candidates. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

Vision Our vision is that diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are built into our identity in a way that is both natural and sustainable and that is visible through the work we produce, our Ways of Being, our company branding, our professional networks and the colleagues and communities we serve and support.