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Wiley | Editorial Assistant & Associate Editor

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level & 3+ years

Wiley is “a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice.” It produces scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising, along with many educational resources for teachers and students. Wiley’s work culture is collaborative and encourages open dialogue, candid feedback, and enduring relationships.


Editorial Program Assistant

Wiley is currently looking for two Editorial Program Assistants to work with Editorial Management, which is responsible for journals.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative and research support to journal publishers
  • Contribute to overall global objectives at divisional and departmental levels
  • Handle timely processing of financial payments to external partners
  • Maintain and update journal information
  • Conduct project-based research
  • Collect, collate, and analyze relevant data to guide the journal publishers
  • Prepare reports for both internal and external consumption
  • Organize meetings to maintain existing business and support new business development
  • Communicate with authors, editors, and society contacts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Academic publishing experience and knowledge of peer-review process is preferred
  • Experience, education, and proven interest in physical science is preferred
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management (a proven ability to prioritize multiple projects)
  • Experience with database and file management software is preferred
  • A high level of competency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, is preferred
  • Some experience with HTML/web editing
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to be resourceful, efficient, and adaptive to change
  • Problem solving skill set
  • A proven ability to work in a team environment and take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

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Associate Editor

Wiley is also looking for an Associate Editor, who is responsible for the day-to-day management of physical science journals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external Editors and Editorial Boards with the aim of building and maintaining journals’ reputation and quality
  • Evaluate and replace (when necessary) existing journal Editors, with adjustments to editorial structures as required
  • Ensure the efficient day-to-day running of existing journals, in close cooperation with relevant internal staff
  • Manage the cost base and operational effectiveness of the journals, proactively looking for improvements

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or higher
  • 3 or more years of experience in scholarly journal publishing
  • Understanding of journal publishing, trends, business drivers, and culture of scientific publishing

For more information and to apply for this position, click here.