Nature America, Inc Senior Editor, Scholarly Journal (Managing Editor) - 23021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Editor, Scholarly Journal (Managing Editor) - 23021 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: JOB TITLE: Senior Editor DEPARTMENT: Clinical Medicine, Philadelphia REPORTS TO: Editorial Director Job Duties Under limited supervision of Editorial Director, the Senior Editor is responsible for management and development of specific, assigned periodical and other subscription products in the Comprehensive Clinical Medicine program, including journals, magazines, databases, and series. S/he participates as required in initiatives to acquire new products and program wide activities to improve the editorial quality and the profitability of assigned titles. S/he will also participate in the preparation of business plans and strategies aimed at evaluating the acquisition or development of new products. Specific responsibilities include: * Business Management: Recurring and Strategic Support * Provides data and otherwise participates in business plan development and update for all journals and related products * Provides analysis and business commentary of financial status of titles including editorial and production expenses, subscription status and development of all streams/lines of revenue * Administers editorial budgets for all journals and related products, consistent with budgetary guidelines and contractual obligations * Monitors and evaluates fixed asset needs, honoraria, and office expenses of all external journal editorial offices * Manages other business aspects of all journals and related products i.e., royalty payments, etc. * Potential for people management responsibilities in the future * Editorial Responsibilities * Maintains and improves relationships with the Editors-in-Chief, editorial board members, and Section Editors affiliated with journals and related products * Negotiation of new or revised contracts for journal and related products as needed * Travels to meetings to represent Springer and meet with Editors-in-Chief, authors, Section Editors, and ed board members. * Prepares and presents documentation for journal editorial board meetings * Prepares documentation for corporate planning and editorial conferences * Coordinates and monitors inclusion of journals and related products in indexing and abstracting services * Works with production department to maintain publication schedule and page budget of journals and related products. * Performs related duties as required. Job Requirements * College degree or equivalent * Minimum 3-5 years' experience as a managing editor or working on journals or related products * Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills * Experience and proven competency with basic financial database and word processing software * Willingness and ability to travel on occasion 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 VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals EOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO