Associate Director, Publishing (USA-Remote)
The Associate Director is a seasoned publishing professional who drives the development of new business opportunities through professional partnerships and commercial advertising activity. They oversee growth in quality and financial performance of the titles they manage. This requires exemplary knowledge of their portfolio, the market, opportunities, and challenges. The Associate Director is responsible for the overall management of a list of Targeted titles and assigned editorial staff to include financial oversight, managing the editor/board chair, developing relationships with societies, and strategic development.An Associate Director has strong financial analysis skills; is experienced in the management and execution of major projects with strong problem solving-skills; has excellent organizational and planning skills; and is a model communicator, collaborator, negotiator, and presenter. Support of internal and external commercial advertising representatives to expand digital offerings, sponsorships, and grants is also required.The Associate Director will take a leadership role on assigned team as well as collaborate across the Society Segment and in RFPs where advertising or editorial oversight is needed. The Associate Director will use knowledge of various metrics to drive revenue and web traffic/engagement, such as Kantar, eJP, social media, eNLs, and Impact Factor. Associate Director is responsible for helping to define and implement segment strategy. In addition, the Associate Director is responsible for engaging direct reports. In this fully remote position, the Associate Director will report to the Director of Publishing for the Health Journals segment within Wolters Kluwer.QualificationsEducation:
BA/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience requiredRequired Experience:8+ years of publishing experienceStrong financial analysis, budgeting and financial modeling skillsExperience with defining product requirements for high-traffic media websitesExperience in management and execution of major projects with strong problem-solving skillsExperience working with internal and external commercial advertising representatives (i.e. sales)Successfully acquired and/or launched new society or proprietary productsMS Office; proficiency with Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook 365 and OneDriveTravel:10-15%, including domestic travel to conferences, strategic planning meetings, etc.Some international travel may be requiredEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.