Publishing Manager - Barcelona, España - Academia

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Barcelona, España

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Isabel García

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Isabel García

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Mission Statement


Publishing Manager will be primarily responsible for the successful launch and strategic development of the journal/s in his/her portfolio, monitoring journal performance through the entire end-to-end process of publication, and ensuring maximum speed and efficiency. This role will require a strong customer care focus, ensuring a perfect customer experience of the scholars interacting with journals, in their capacity as either authors, reviewers or editors.

Specific responsibilities will include the following:

  • Monitor the key performance indicators of the journal, identify areas for improvement and take action as appropriate.
  • Facilitate and track manuscripts through an online author portal from initial submission to final editorial decision.
  • Perform manuscript checks for compliance that adhere to ethical and scientific standards for the journal after submission, revision and in preparation for acceptance.
  • Monitor peer review process with a goal of obtaining timely feedback from editors and reviewers.
  • Build excellent communications and relationships with the EditorinChief and the Editorial Board Members, authors, reviewers and any guest editors.
  • Ensure that all members of the Editorial Board are fully aware of the mission and editorial policies of the journal, and have all necessary training and information to perform their roles.
  • Attend conferences to promote the journal/s and develop a network of contacts within relevant fields.
  • Actively collaborate with internal editorial, product and operations teams.


  • Have minimum three years experience working in an editorial role for an open access publisher.
  • Have a proven track record in overseeing daytoday activities while meeting time sensitive deadlines, and a focus on customer service
  • Are Highly customer focused
  • Exhibit a talent for exceptional oral and written communication skills in English
  • Display an enthusiastic attitude, great analytical skill and ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Are capable of working independently and demonstrate initiative
  • Provide decisive and tactful directives when collaborating with multiple stakeholders
  • Able to pattern with team members based in California
  • Be able to adapt to change, handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and to prioritize individually
  • Have technical proficiency, with handson skills using software such as Google Suite, Gmail, Microsoft Word, etc.
  • Have the ability of handling publication logistics for a large volume of manuscripts


  • Competitive compensation
  • Professional and personal development
  • Work from home
  • Flexible working hours

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