Editor, Nursing Journals

Hoboken, NJ or Malden
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Ms. Charlene Venturino Fontana
Full Time
Working as an Editor in our Scientific, Technical, Medical and Scholarly (STMS) business,
you will be independently responsible for the financial and editorial development
and the editorial management of a group of health sciences journals (in nursing and related subject areas), working within a nursing subject team of editorial, marketing, and production colleagues, in both local and global Wiley-Blackwell offices. Some of the journals you will manage are published by Wiley on behalf of societies and it will be important to establish good working relationships with these organizations. You will research and implement ideas for developing content, revenue, and profitability of the journals managed; propose and agree financial forecasts and other key financial decisions; monitor contract terms; and maintain a broad overview of competitor activity and market developments.


•Minimum 3 years’ editorial experience in STMS publishing, preferably journals
•Knowledge of academic journals publishing and the specific requirements of health science and/or nursing communities
•Some experience of working with or publishing on behalf of health science societies and associations would be an advantage
•Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills
•Strong negotiating skills, time management techniques, and presentation skills
•High level of diplomacy and demonstrated effective negotiation and problem-solving skills
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, highly motivated and achievement-oriented
•Must be able and willing to travel to journal editorial board meetings and conferences
•Ability to assess impact of income or expenditure decisions and draft journal budgets
•Understanding of financial models
•Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
•College degree required, preferably in a related subject area.

No phone calls please. Please include cover letter with salary requirements and resume.

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