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Publisher, STEM Education

Company: RELX Group
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

STEM Textbook Publisher role description

Are you passionate about education to support the next generation of STEM professionals and researchers? Are you an innovative, collaborative leader eager to mentor a growing team of talented acquisitions editors?

Our growing team is dedicated to working closely with STEM educators to develop high quality, foundational content for students and early professionals worldwide.

In this role, the Publisher will:

* Work with a global team of professionals across editorial, sales, marketing, production, operations, technology, product, legal, finance, and more, as well as esteemed external experts
* Manage and coach a growing team of Acquisitions Editors, fostering team connection and psychological safety
* Develop and execute acquisitions strategy at a team and portfolio level, to deliver value to the business, quality content to the market, and high usage for the customer
* Conduct market research utilizing data tools and market outreach to understand customer needs
* Recruit, sign, and manage authors with subject matter as well as teaching expertise to create innovative educational content for key STEM areas, improving representation in the author pool and expanding content area coverage while delivering to timely publication and signing goals

The ideal candidate will have:

* Deep experience in academic publishing in acquisitions roles; understanding of global academic markets, strategic planning, content acquisitions, author management; familiarity with print and digital content
* Proven ability to network and build strong relationships across internal and external partners, with strong communication and negotiation skills
* Track record of meeting goals and actively participating in process improvements
* Thoughtful approach to people management, author and customer relationships
* Understanding of utilizing market data and customer research to develop and refine publishing and project plans
* Goal-driven, innovative approach to develop and improve on processes, systems, and go-to-market execution
* Comfort working in matrix organization and interest in the challenge of building new programs

Other details:

* Based in one of our core offices or working remotely (US, UK)
* Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the day

Working with us

* We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

* We want to protect your health, help you accumulate wealth and secure your future. We are therefore delighted to offer:
* Generous holiday allowance
* Access to a competitive 401K and life assurance
* Parental leave options
* Medical benefits

About Us

* A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world's grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.

Join Us

* Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.
* Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer that support diversity and inclusion
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Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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Keywords: RELX Group, St. Louis , Publisher, STEM Education, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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