Managing Editor (Humanities) in Leeds [JOB POSTING]

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An exciting new opening for a Managing Editor has arisen with an independent and growing publisher of STM journals based in Leeds.  This is a new role and will be working on developing list of humanities journals.

Key duties:

  • Manage a list of humanities and social science journals, primarily covering archaeology and heritage
  • Contribute to the growth of the list through successful bids for society owned journals
  • Manage and develop the journals on the list to ensure copy is on schedule and that content is of excellent quality
  • Prepare and monitor annual budgets
  • Liaise with key stakeholders
  • Prepare business plans for journal purchases and new journal start ups


Experience / skills required:

  • Experience in journal management
  • Effective negotiation and presentation skills, including strong business development skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in managing a budget and developing revenue would be advantageous
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact: Stephanie Hall

Tel: 020 7487 8313


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