Associate Editor / Editor, Law Books, Springer

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Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Sao Paulo, BR

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Position: Associate Editor/Editor, Law Books, Springer

Company: Springer Nature

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil - Hybrid Working Model


We are seeking an Associate Editor/Editor within Law to join our editorial team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the publication of books as well as books series in the field of (international) law, from the initial proposal through to publication. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, since building and maintaining strong working relationships with authors, series editors, and other partners, both external and internal, is essential to this role. The role also requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, to proactively work in team, and an affinity for the academic world.



  • Identify potential authors, acquire and publish content in assigned subject areas
  • Evaluate book proposals and manage the peer-review process
  • Collaborate with Editorial Board members to evaluate manuscript submissions
  • Liaise with authors throughout the publication process, including negotiating contractual conditions
  • Coordinate and smoothly cooperate with internal departments such as production, marketing, and sales
  • Establish and maintain a network of good relationships with academics and colleagues within the company
  • Attend international conferences for acquisition
  • Achieve annual publishing goals
  • Business travel (domestic/international) as required


Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Educated to a degree level in Law or related field, advanced degree a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks
  • Work independently as well as smoothly cooperate in a team environment
  • Track record of working to deadlines and delivering results


If applying as Editor: 3 – 5 years of experience as an associate editor or comparable positions.

Please submit cover letter and resume in English.


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