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Journal Development Manager, Open Access at Springer Nature

Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

BioMed Central (BMC) is a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals for Science, Technology and Medicine. The journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Malaria Journal and BMC Infectious Diseases.



Role: Journal Development Manager

Business Unit: BioMed Central/SpringerOpen, Open Research


We are excited to offer an opening to join our vibrant and innovative open access publishing team at Springer Nature, working on our respected BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journal portfolios. In joining the team you would become part of one of the world’s leading global scientific and medical publishers, with staff based in Europe, Asia and the Americas.  Due to the success of this business area, the team is growing and we have a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement in health sciences to develop their publishing career and work alongside some of the best in this field.


We are now looking for a Journal Development Manager to strategically develop a portfolio of STM open access titles. The position includes line management responsibilities. You will also enjoy building new business through journal launches and acquisitions, and help champion the needs of the portfolio, Editors-in-Chief and sponsoring societies within the portfolio. 


Our ideal candidate will be a talented and proactive individual who is passionate about science and open access. While an academic background in the science isn’t required, candidates with STEM backgrounds are welcome to apply. Given the level at which you will operate, strategic thinking, the ability to oversee direct reports and build strong relationships are key to success in this exciting and varied position. Candidates should also have experience of managing a portfolio of products in academic publishing – we are open to candidate with books and/or journals publishing experience.


To apply, please submit an application and cover letter outlining your suitability to the role.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision

- Life and AD&D

- 401(k)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Transit Accounts

- Tuition Assistance

- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.