Organization: Springer India Pvt. Ltd.
Job Title: Editor, Social Sciences and Humanities
Location: New Delhi
Reports to: Editorial Director, Social Sciences & Humanities
•Acquires and develops new products (books and journals) in Social Sciences and Humanties
•Identifies new publishing areas & to channelize the input for publishing
•Attends conferences and meetings to foster effective relationships with the scientific community in order to generate proposals and recommendations for new projects, and to keep abreast with the scientific developments
•Responsible for the quality of Editorial projects
•To participate in the editorial meetings with a book publication and development plan in Social Sciences and Humanities
•To participate in annual conferences held by Social Science and Humanities societies
•To work on the financials, publishing agreements and other publishing activities
•To acquire competent book titles written by eminent authors
•To build relationships with and acquire society journals from leading Indian societies
•To coordinate with authors and production for successful completion of the book projects
Experience & Requirements:
•Preferably 5 to 8 years of experience as ACQUISITIONS OR COMMISSIONING EDITOR in Social Sciences or Humanities or related fields.
•Graduation and Master’s degree (preferable) in the relevant subject area or related disciplines.
•Previous working experience in international STM publish industry would be an added advantage.
•Ability to travel regularly.
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, and networking skills
•Ability to establish effective working relationships both internally in a global team and externally
•Strong negotiating ability
•Good organizational and time management skills
•Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and capable of multitasking
•Highly motivated with a sense of self discipline
•Ability to learn, adapt and work in a highly defined and online work flow system
•Proven mastery of Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
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