Journal Development Manager

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland · Editorial Office · EOF


We are seeking three enthusiastic and target-oriented professionals for the position of Journal Development Manager. We currently have three openings with the main responsibility of content acquisition in the fields of (1) neuroscience (2) immunology and ICT and Applied Mathematics & Stastics (3).

These two permanent, full-time positions in our Lausanne office will be responsible for overseeing several journals in our Neuroscience journal portfolio and Frontiers in Immunology, respectively. Successful candidates will contribute to the development and implementation of content acquisition initiatives as well as supporting and building relationships with the editorial boards. Successful candidates will be responsible for achieving the growth and development targets for their journal portfolio.

Under the guidance of a program manager and working closely with other journal managers and editorial office team members, this position requires an ability to quickly analyze large volumes of information, arrive at solution-oriented decisions, and focus on strategies that bring results. 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 1-3 members of the editorial office team, and will devise and implement editorial strategies with the goal of increasing the market share of the two portfolios in question.



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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