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Senior Managing Editor

Posted: 11 June 2017
Reference: MDPI/China/SME
Location: Wuhan, Hubei, China

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the development of journals, planning for the strategy and scientific scope of the journal, including organizing Special Issues on hot topics and latest trends in the disciplines covered by the journal.
  2. Control the quality of the articles.
  3. Follow up the journal’s marketing work and monitor the costs of the marketing budget; ensure marketing work for paper soliciting and promotion.
  4. Maintain customer relationships, including but not limited to networking with editorial board members (EBMs), guest editors (GE), authors and reviewers.
  5. Responsible for assembling the journal team, requesting a recruitment plan according to the development of journals.
  6. Actively interact with the Editorial Director, and express opinions that represent the journal team.
  7. Other related work.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master or PhD degree required, preferably in Sciences fields.
  2. Proficient command of both spoken and written English.
  3. More than 4 years working experience in the STM publishing industry.
  4. Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and capable of handling multiple priorities.
  5. Organizational and computer (E-Mail, Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) skills needed. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office are desired.
  6. Ability to communicate with, and respond to customers and other employees in a professional, clear, and understandable manner.

Salary and Benefits:

¥20000+/month, can be negotiated


Wuhan: 25th Floor, Shangwen Technology Mansion, No. 6, Rd. JingAn, Wuchang District, Wuhan

Haidian: 8th Floor, Aerospace Cooperation Building, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road,

Haidian District, Beijing, China

Tongzhou: Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, China

Werkstudent Editor (max. 60%)

Posted: 5 May 2017
Reference: WerkstudentEd201611
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Deine Aufgaben

  • Unterstützung unseres Editorial Teams
  • Bearbeitung, editieren und formatieren von wissenschaftlichen Artikeln
  • Kommunikation mit Editoren und Autoren aus der ganzen Welt

Dein Profil

  • Begonnenes Studium, bevorzugt im Bereich Kunstgeschichte (zur Zeit immatrikuliert im Bachelor)
  • Zuverlässiges, exaktes, selbstständiges, gewissenhaftes und proaktives Arbeiten
  • Erfahren im Umgang mit Microsoft Windows und Microsoft Office
  • Gutes Englisch in Wort und Schrift

Arbeitsbeginn: ab sofort


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