Editor, Business, Economics, and Law (Springer Imprint)

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Date: May 13, 2023

Location: Melbourne, AU Sydney, AU

Company: Springer Nature Group

Springer provides a portfolio of products and services for researchers, students and professionals, which includes journals, databases and researcher services. Springer works closely with scientific and professional communities to provide them with superior specialist information and knowledge.



Job Description



Editor responsible for book publications in Business and Economics, and Law (Springer Imprint)



Melbourne or Sydney, Australia



Springer Nature Australia


Reporting Lines

Executive Editor, Business, Economics, Politics, and Law (Springer Nature Singapore)



  • Actively cultivating existing author/editor/reviewer relationships within Australia and New Zealand scholarly community and expanding current book publishing portfolio
  • Keeping abreast of the latest developments in responsible subject areas, focusing on emerging topics, as well as interdisciplinary research
  • Planning, acquiring and managing editorial book projects with Australia/New Zealand-based authors/editors, directly or in cooperation with local/regional partners
  • Editorial book projects include scholarly monographs, edited volumes, textbooks, professional books, handbooks, reference works, book series, open access books
  • Being responsible for the quality of editorial projects, including the metadata, academic content, language, product positioning, peer review, diversity of portfolio, etc.
  • Working closely with the Executive Editor and extended teams around the world in Business/Economics, and Law, to achieve publishing targets
  • Helping to present Springer's overall business/economics, and law programs at conferences in Australia and New Zealand



  • Advanced degree. Business Administration, Economics, or similar discipline would be a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • First class presentation skills
  • Ready to travel within Australia/New Zealand, and occasional travel outside ANZ
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and capable of handling multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
  • Previous working experience acquiring/commissioning for scholarly content in international publishing industry preferred
  • Proven ability to collaborate with international colleagues and diverse research communities expected
  • Experience in working independently and being a swift learner and adapter of new publishing business models and technologies




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