Journals Portfolio Coordinator

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Journals Portfolio Coordinator

Department: Society and Partner Management

Location: New York - Hybrid working


The Journals Portfolio Coordinator contributes to the success of the journals portfolio by ensuring that the publishing teams are able to efficiently draft and enter into legally safe journal contracts with external editors and publishing partners that protect the business but are also customized to the degree necessary; and by leading or contributing to the execution of cross-program projects and initiatives that support the publishing teams and contribute to the strategic goals of the journals group. Key responsibilities include customization, tracking, approval, and execution of contracts; liaising with the Legal Department and Editorial Rights to contribute to the further development of contract templates and workflows in response to emerging business needs; and the development, tracking, and rollout of initiatives across partner journals in coordination with the publishing teams.



  • Support the publishing teams in the generation and, where required, customization of editor, society and other types of journal contracts
  • Contribute to the development of further contract templates and options, with an aim to address the business needs and streamline the process for colleagues
  • Lead or support the planning, implementation, or execution of projects as required
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, partners, and other team members located globally to contribute to a culture that is mutually supportive and serves the needs of our communities


Experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Experience with working with contracts and/or with working in a corporate environment, preferably in academic publishing
  • Excellent communication skills, including oral and written presentation skills
  • Strong prioritization and time-management skills
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic and committed
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An understanding of the Springer Nature brand values


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 

•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


US Annualized Base Salary Range: $62,400 - $65,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


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