Director of Publishing

Do you have the vision and talent to develop and manage the BES’ portfolio of publications and lead the publishing team?

About you 

Academic publishing is changing at an ever increasing rate with major challenges and opportunities in the imminent future. The Director of Publishing is a critical role within the Society, leading the largest staff team and generating the majority of the Society’s income.

We are seeking an outstanding candidate who has the vision and talent  to develop and manage the BES’ portfolio of publications and lead the publishing team.

You will need significant experience in STM publishing, excellent strategic planning skills, be a first-class communicator and an outstanding team leader able to operate in a complex environment.  This is an exciting opportunity which has a major influence on the shape and future of the Society.

About the role 

For the full job description, person specification and more information on the role, follow this link.

Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Working pattern: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Location: London – within easy walking distance of Angel and Old Street tube stations
Closing date: 10am 27 July 2020
Interviews: First stage interview 30 July 2020, virtually via Microsoft Teams