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IOP Publishing has a vacancy for a Publisher to work in its Bristol office

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 16 Mar 2021
  • United Kingdom | IOP Publishing
  • Date posted: 02 Mar 2021
  • Job type: Science administration & media
  • Discipline: Education & communications 



Salary and benefits

Competitive and excellent benefits

Job advert description

The Publisher is responsible for implementing the journal development strategies and delivering associated KPIs, by developing and implementing commissioning plans through desk-based and in-person author interactions. They are responsible for engaging and managing the Editorial Boards and managing partner relationships at the journal level.  The Publisher may deputise for the Senior Publisher as appropriate.

Key job accountabilities include

  • Contribution to journal strategy.
  • Commissioning.
  • Community engagement.
  • Editorial board and partner relationship management.

About you

Successful applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • First degree or PhD.
  • Physical or life science degree desirable.
  • STM Publishing experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Collaborative approach to working with peers.
  • Drive for results.
  • Customer focus.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Peer relationships.
  • Managing and measuring work.
  • Priority setting.
  • Functional/technical skills.
  • Personal learning.

About the benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including cycle to work and gym membership. We also have a subsidized café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of ebooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US. Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximize the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.



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