Head of Publishing

Recruiter
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS
Location
London
Salary
54667.00 - 61188.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the leading medical authority on mental health in the United Kingdom and is the professional and educational organisation for doctors specialising in psychiatry. The College plays a central role in establishing and promoting the highest standards of psychiatric care and training in the United Kingdom.

Head of Publishing

GBP54,667 - GBP61,188

Permanent contract

35 hours per week

Publications at the Royal College of Psychiatrists is changing and we are seeking an ambitious, dynamic and creative person to lead our editorial team and ensure that our academic journals thrive by advancing their reputation and reach in a rapidly changing environment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the College's portfolio of books and journals, BJPsych, BJPsych Bulletin, Advances, International and Open, leading a team of three managing editors. They will manage the new partnership with Cambridge University Press who take over the production of the journals and books from the 2018 volume year. We are looking for a candidate with excellent experience of managing academic journals and partner relationships, who can demonstrate that they have the collaborative and negotiating skills to secure the best outcomes for the College and its publishing program over time. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have a strategic vision for the future development of the journals. Keeping up in a changing world is not enough, we need someone who shares and can deliver our ambition to compete with the best.

For an information pack, please download from the College website

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 18 July

Interview date: Thursday 27 July 2017

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Charity registration. no. 228636.

We welcome applications from all sections of the Community.

NO AGENCIES OR PUBLICATIONS PLEASE.