Editor/Senior Editor (Books) Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment

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Location: Dordrecht
Hours: 36
Salary grade: H/I

The Editor/Senior Editor (Books) acquires and develops book products in the assigned area in order to achieve budgeted targets.

Minimal qualifications:

  • Education on an academic level (BA/MA/PhD).
  • Experience as an Editor in STM publishing.
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Ability to travel regularly.
  • Knowledge of topics in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography (preferable)

Main result areas:

  • Acquires and develops new products that fit within the strategic objectives determined for the Publishing Unit in order to achieve BDP goals.
  • Works with a high degree of independence within the assigned Publishing Program.
  • Provides mentorship and support to junior members of the Publishing team.
  • Identifies and pro-actively responds to market trends and opportunities.
  • Maintains a broad network in their own and relating scientific areas.

Attends conferences and meetings to foster effective relationships with the scientific community in order to generate proposals and recommendations for new projects and to keep up-to-date with scientific developments.

Core skills:

  • Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Strong negotiating ability.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.

For further information about the position, please contact Robert Doe, Executive Editor Books: robert.doe@springernature.com.

published: 07 May 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.