Wiley is a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. The company’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.
Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Within our Knowledge & Learning (K&L) Reference - Science business we are looking for a
Commissioning Editor (f/m/d)
Applicants should have a scientific degree in chemistry or related disciplines, be innovative, self-motivated, and have the desire to contribute to the further development of one of the world's top scientific book and reference programs. You will be responsible for ensuring effective management and growth of our international book programme, including the acquisition and development of books, book series, reference works and products in other delivery formats. The successful applicant will attend meetings and conferences, visit laboratories and maintain contact with the international scientific community.
A broad interest in science, excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), diplomacy, and flexibility are needed. You have strong negotiation skills to deal with authors and you are motivated as well as results- and business-oriented. You have excellent analytical skills and judgement to identify opportunities and projects with high potential for success. You wish to develop a good knowledge in international and national publishing, have a broad education in chemistry or related scientific areas, and the ability to work independently as well as closely with others. Furthermore fluent English language skills (both written and verbal) are necessary. German language knowledge is also required for this position. We are looking for an expert with multi-annual work experience in books publishing for this permanent position.
The Editorial office is based at WILEY-VCH in Weinheim, a pleasant small town near Heidelberg in southwest Germany. We offer competitive financial and career rewards, training and career development.
Please submit a CV in German and English, together with a short cover letter describing career goals and explaining your interest in the post.