The Royal Society of Chemistry is looking for an engaging and successful manager to lead our books team. We have been publishing books since 1968 and have over 1,700 titles in our list, with 1,500 available as eBooks.
This role is based in our Cambridge office , however we have some flexibility around this and home working would be considered.
Reporting to our Director of Publishing, you will be responsible for developing our digital books strategy and business case to transform our books business and to oversee the delivery of ambitious commissioning and publishing targets, and financial management of the associated costs. This role will involve influencing and liaising with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels and across all departments.
The ideal candidate will be a strong commercial business leader with management and strategic thinking skills, excellent decision-making and organisational skills, a proactive style and the ability to use their initiative.
We are looking for:
This role is available on a full-time temporary basis to cover maternity leave.
If this sounds of interest, please apply before the end of our closing date.