De Gruyter

De Gruyter is an independent academic publisher that has been publishing excellent research since 1749. It publishes about 1,600 new titles annually in 29 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, STM, and law, as well as more than 800 subscription and open-access journals and a variety of digital products. It is one of the largest independent open-access book publishers. Headquartered in Berlin and with locations worldwide, the group includes the eight imprints De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Saur, Düsseldorf University Press, Deutscher Kunstverlag and Jovis Verlag.

We are looking for an ambitious new team member for our Business and Economics editorial team. You will be responsible for acquiring new publication projects for our B&E portfolio. This is a permanent position with start date as soon as possible.

  • Strategic development and international alignment of our Business and Economics portfolio in close coordination with our Editorial Director
  • Acquisition of a publication portfolio (books, book series, digital products) in Business, Management and Economics with a focus on the English-speaking market
  • Expansion and fostering of professional and academic networks with authors, editors, societies, and research institutes
  • Budget responsibility for project signings and output toward achieving economic objectives
  • Representation of the department at international academic conferences
  • Close collaboration with our editorial office, production, marketing, and sales teams
  • Publishing experience and an according network
  • Outstanding knowledge of the market
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and proven interpersonal skills in dealing with scientists and professionals
  • Enjoying a wide variety of topics and a perfect feel for trends and target groups
  • Native speaker or fluent speaker in English
  • An exciting professional challenge for one of the innovation drivers of the publishing industry
  • Family-friendly working time models, flexitime and a flexible home office arrangement for a good work-life balance
  • A generous vacation entitlement and special leave days
  • Extensive benefits and allowances for a healthy, balanced life
  • Development budget and opportunities for training and personal development
  • Passionate colleagues in diverse, international teams; joint team events and company parties

At De Gruyter, we believe in diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunities for everyone. It is our shared goal to create a workplace culture centered around inclusion and belonging.

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