Publishing Administrative Editor – Team Lead
6d ago

Our team works with Editors, Authors, Reviewers and colleagues to manage the end-to-end editorial publication process. We ensure timely and high-quality delivery of our content, delighting our customers every step of the way.

We're truly a global team, with colleagues across the world.

About the Role

The Administrative Editor (AE) Team Lead is responsible for managing and growing an AE team based in Chennai, as well as taking care of the daily management of 1 or 2 journals.

The team consists of approximately 6 FTE and is expected to grow in the coming years.

Primary responsibilities involve recruitment and management of a team of AE specialists in our Chennai office, work closely with other AE teams based in Oxford and Amsterdam, to ensure smooth editorial end-to-end publication processes.

Through excellent communications internally and externally to deliver positive contribution to overall team performance and process improvements.

A publishing background is preferred, and people management experience is strongly preferred for the role as well.

Day-to-day managerial responsibilities include :

  • Manage, recruit, and develop a team of AE in Chennai
  • Drive continuously improvements in overall team performance and lead the team in delivering the team goals : setting up an efficient management approach / workflow;
  • provide timely and effective guidance to members and keep excellent communications to all stakeholders

  • Support CPS director for strategic pilots and ad hoc tasks
  • Day-to-day AE responsibilities include :

  • Delivering editorial administration services to editors, authors and reviewers to ensure journal needs and service level agreements are met
  • Managing the editorial, submission and review process efficiently to reduce the lead-time from submission to approval
  • Generating journal and ad-hoc reports for editors and publishers for board meetings and strategic planning
  • Identifying and implementing changes to workflow and configuration to optimize the performance of journals, release initiatives and publishing policies
  • Providing support and troubleshooting advice to editors, reviewers, authors and teams for our submission system
  • Communicating with our journal community, publishers and cross-functional teams to provide updates and advice for submission and publication queries
  • Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer : qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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