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Editor / Senior Editor Operations Research/Information Systems... United States

Springer Nature

Springer Nature United States United States

2 months ago

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Position: Editor / Senior Editor Operations Research/Information Systems, Springer

Location: New York or Philadelphia - Hybrid working model

Springer Nature is seeking to appoint an Editor / Senior Editor to acquire and publish content within part of its existing Business and Management book portfolio within a strategic framework determined by the Editor. A strong focus will be on topics from applied mathematics, data science, analytics, and information systems. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as building and maintaining strong working relationships with authors, series editors, and other partners, both external and internal, is essential to this role.


Acquire and publish content in assigned subject areas

Identify potential authors and important topics by researching new and emerging trends in the market, both national and international

Develop relationships with academics, researchers, authors, etc., in order to maintain a network of subject-area experts, peer reviewers, and potential authors

In cooperation with editorial colleagues, develop existing book portfolio and relationships with series editors, editorial board members, authors, etc.

Solicit, evaluate, and develop book proposals, including managing the external peer review process

Negotiate contract terms with authors

Assist authors with manuscript preparation as needed

Prepare final manuscripts for handover to production and remain a point of contact for authors throughout the production process

Meet annual goals set by editorial management for contracts signed and manuscripts put into production

Business travel (domestic/international) as required

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications


Educated to degree level (or equivalent)

3-4 years of work experience in a professional office environment (preferably publishing)

Have excellent English language skills, both verbal and written, and be numerate and IT systems-literate, with a sharp eye for detail

Be a diplomatic and assertive individual who is able to work with demanding stake-holders

Be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and work independently in a team environment

Be resourceful and proactive in dealing with problems and queries

Excellent networking skills


A graduate degree in business/economics, if applying as Senior Editor a PhD completed

If applying as Senior Editor: several years of experience as an editor or comparable positions

To apply for the position, please submit a resume or CV and a cover letter, including your salary expectations and date you are available to start.

If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.

Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below:
• Medical, Dental and Vision
• 401(k) with company match and contribution
• Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
• Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
• Multiple Life insurance options
• Disability coverage
• Tuition Assistance
• Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
• An array of Employee Social Networks

Annualized Base Salary Range: Editor: $66,000 - $80,000 / Senior Editor: $91,000 – $100,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education and skill level.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles
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