Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research (MR) is a global leader in providing innovative online research solutions and medical and nursing journal publishing solutions for healthcare practitioners, students, and research professionals. MR has a presence in 142 countries and adoption by more than 95% of the world\u2019s academic medical institutions. MR is known for its two strong brands, Ovid (www.ovid.com) and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (www.lww.com) journals. Summary of Position The Sr. Managing Editor oversees editorial operations and staffing for multiple publications (print and online) and ensures that content is clinically accurate, timely, and targeted to the individual readership. Develops the overall mission and objectives for the publication and develops an editorial agenda based on clinical and scientific trends in its market. This position works closely with the publisher to direct development of supplements, spinoffs, sponsored content (grant or commercial), and sometimes new publications, and balances both content and business needs to meet editorial and revenue goals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES \u2022Direct and oversee the editorial content and strategy for assigned titles to ensure that they and all ancillary products meet journalistic standards for quality and professional publishing, and the needs of the readers and business, \u2022Works with authors and editorial staff to acquisition and develop manuscripts that are appropriate for each journal\u2019s readership and mission. \u2022Oversee editing and writing assignments for editorial staff to meet all production deadlines for journals, websites, Enewsletter, and social media sites. \u2022Ensure that titles are positioned correctly for their respective markets, considering competition and financial goals. \u2022Ensure that titles provide readers with interesting, in-depth coverage of clinical issues and healthcare trends in their respective markets. \u2022Oversee design of print and digital products, such as supplements, directories, and special projects that are sponsored via educational grants or commercial means, writing said grants when appropriate. \u2022Evaluate manuscripts within the Editorial Manager System for acceptance, revision, or rejection, initiating and tracking the peer-review process to ensure accuracy of published. \u2022Review and approve article PDFs for print and digital formats throughout the production cycle. \u2022Direct and supervise editorial staff and freelancers in assigned writing and editing projects. \u2022Oversee the online and social media presences, including annual short- and long-range goals for each, i.e.: frequency of inclusion of rich media such as videos, podcasts, online\/digital-only content, etc. \u2022Direct the publication\u2019s social media strategy (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.), including annual short- and long-range goals for each, ie: frequency of posting\/tweeting, posting strategies, etc. \u2022Manage the annual editorial calendar, brainstorming fresh ideas for the print, online, and iPad app versions and related branded products. \u2022Maintain Editorial Advisory Boards and review annually to ensure optimum market coverage. \u2022Work with Publisher to understand monthly and annual P&Ls, including identifying issues and remediation plans. \u2022Work independently and as a direct liaison to Publisher, taking initiative and ownership of journals with minimal supervision. \u2022Work with Publisher, Managing Editor, and Sales Directors and Reps to create advertising sales strategies that enhance revenue and readership. \u2022Ensure timely editorial workflow in accordance with monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly production schedule. \u2022Attend three or more professional conferences annually and maximize editorial time at each. \u2022Set annual goals and objectives for all reporting employees, including developmental goals and reviews in performance management system. \u2022Assist Publisher in calculation of annual editorial budgets and monitor monthly expenses accordingly. \u2022Complete monthly MOR highlights and MOR report with feedback from editorial team, as well as other reports and analyses as required by Publisher. \u2022Perform other job functions as assigned by Publisher. \u2022Work independently and cross-functionally, taking initiative on assigned tasks. \u2022Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
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