Ubiquity Press is more than a publisher – we’re also engineering new technology that will change and improve the future of research communications worldwide. We’re a dynamic and idealistic company, and can offer the excitement and advantages of working for a rapidly-growing company, based from our offices in London, UK and Berkeley, California. We have a wide focus: from supporting open access university publishing and infrastructure, including research data and software, to solutions for the developing world.
We look for talented people with broad publishing and/or technical skills, who have a research background and interest, and who genuinely want to have an impact on the world.
Location: London (central)
The Editorial Account Manager plays a critical role in ensuring that all publishing activity on the platform develops in a positive manner. This role involves the management of Ubiquity Press publications as well as helping to manage partner presses, as part of the Ubiquity Partner Network.
The role includes assisting the partner presses in growing their publication platforms, via training and supporting external Press Managers and ensuring a smooth interoperation with the Ubiquity Press team. Journal management will also play a key role, with journal development and engagement with each editorial team essential to success.
The role includes delivering a high-quality service as each publication platform grows, ensuring a streamlined flow of articles/books through peer review, maintaining quality standards, promoting published content and developing editorial policy, as well as helping to negotiate contract renewals. The Editorial Account Manager is the central point of contact throughout the press, journal and book workflow, from acquisition through peer-review until publication and post-publication review. Contact with external Press Managers, journal editors, authors and site users will be frequent. Customer service and project management will play a large part of the role, making communication, organisation and time management valuable attributes.
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Please send your CV and short covering letter to tim.wakeford[at]ubiquitypress.com. Successful applicants will be invited for online interviews, with the aim to make a quick decision.