Journal Development Manager

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland · Editorial Office · EOF1701


We are seeking three enthusiastic and target-oriented professionals for the position of Journal Development Manager with the main responsibility of content acquisition. This permanent, full-time position in our Lausanne office will involve an immersion in the rapidly-changing environment of the scholarly, open access publishing industry. The successful candidate will oversee several journals and contribute to the development and implementation of journal initiatives and content acquisition as well as supporting and building relationships with the editorial boards.

Under the supervision of a program manager and working closely with other journal managers and editorial office staff, this position requires an ability to quickly and accurately analyze large volumes of information and arrive at solution-oriented, forward thinking decisions. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and work experience within academic publishing, will liaise and develop relationships with very high-profile scholars, will manage and supervise junior members of the editorial office team, and will implement new editorial strategies.

We have current openings in Life Science, Medical/Health Sciences and Physical Sciences.



Application Process

Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the EU (Schengen area).

Your application should include:
1. A cover letter and resume (as DOC or PDF)
2. The indication of your earliest availability

3. A 300 word summary on the following - "How do you see scientific journal publishing in ten years?”

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