RELX Group Associate Publisher - Chemistry in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Associate Publisher - Chemistry

Category: Editorial

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Additional Locations:

London Wall, London, United Kingdom

Are you eager to participate in complex industry discussions with high level University/Research Industry stakeholders? We invite you to apply!

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect at , Scopus at , ClinicalKey at and Sherpath at .Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet at and Cell at ,more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy at .

Within the Physical Sciences department the Chemistry Journal Team supports a University/Research community that take great pride in their work; have very specific publishing needs and expect a professional, dedicated publishing partner.

You will develop and maintain a Chemistry journals portfolio in line with the overall strategy, plans and global objectives. You will have overall responsibility for content development through organic growth, acquisition and innovation, matching external developments and where appropriate reposition portfolios of journals to capture new fields and opportunities.

You are aware of all relevant trends in our industry, whether this is related to Technology, Social Media or content enhancement. You are analytical and your mindset is distinguished by innovation and creativity. Networking comes natural to you and you have no problem demonstrating strategic and commercial awareness.

You will be based in Amsterdam, part of a dedicated team of other Publishers, reporting to the Publishing Director.

Your responsibilities

  • Make an immediate impact and build and maintain strong relationships with your editors, societies and the wider community.

  • Overseeing the overall portfolio management, including editor and society contracts and editorial budgets.

  • Overall responsibility for your journals, with an overview of special issues and review articles, with a view to maintaining market share and growing quality.

  • Seeing opportunities to manage content growth both organically and by (title) acquisition as well as managing innovation of content formats and content extensions and channels.

  • Participate in projects that are run in Elsevier.

What you should bring

  • PhD / Academic degree

  • Some relevant Science/Technical/Medical publishing experience would be preferred, but is not required

  • Proven track record of full awareness, application and current knowledge of technology, Social Media and content enhancement in that context.

  • Strong networking and communication skills, eye for business development

  • Strategic and commercial awareness

  • Experience in working in a complex, matrix international environment

  • Willingness to travel at least 30% of time

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Elsevier’s benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect when joining Elsevier in the Netherlands.

  • Competitive salary and a 13th month

  • 27 days of leave

  • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates

  • Solid Pension Plan of which 70% of the premiums is paid by Elsevier

  • Profit share or bonus plan subject to the company annual results

  • You can participate in the convertible personnel bond loan scheme

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Travel allowance for commuting

  • Reductions to several personal insurance packages due to our collective agreements

  • Additional benefits, such as memberships to Elsevier’s magazines, discount on books and in-house sport facilities

  • Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development

  • Several local and global networking communities to share best practices and knowledge

  • Various social responsibility programs, channeling knowledge and strengths to help communities around the world improve education, science, health care and protect the environment.

An assessment or business case could be part of our selection procedure. A pre-employment screening will be part of our recruitment procedure.