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De Gruyter publishes first-class scholarship and has done so for more than 270 years. An international, independent publisher headquartered in Berlin -- and with further offices in Boston, Beijing, Basel, Vienna, Warsaw and Munich -- it publishes over 1,300 new book titles each year and more than 900 journals in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, mathematics, engineering, computer sciences, natural sciences, and law. The publishing house also offers a wide range of digital media, including open access journals and books.
Flexible Full-time ab sofort


Our Journals Team manages the publication of high-quality academic journals. In your role as Journals Development Manager -Physical Sciences, you will be responsible for the proactive management and oversight of a small number of Open Access Physical Sciences journals to deliver sustained growth and development of agreed KPIs.  It is a customer facing relationship management position, working with academics and societies. This is a permanent position. You can work from Germany, UK, Ireland, France, China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong or the U.S.


  • Delivering growth, development, and overseeing smooth running of a selection of highly competitive journals
  • Working closely with Senior Journals Manager to develop and implement a strategy for sustained growth
  • Close collaboration with colleagues across the global business for delivery of KPIs
  • Building and sustaining great relationships with our editors and societies, as well as the global scientific research community in physical sciences
  • Driving awareness of these journals and attracting submissions at relevant external meetings and events
  • Supporting Editor in Chief in commissioning and soliciting content


  • Scientific, or medical background or a comparable degree, preferably a Master or Diploma
  • Networking and effective collaboration with scientists worldwide
  • Previous experience managing or developing journals
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to question existing assumptions and practices and actively seek solutions
  • Thorough understanding of editors’ and authors’ needs in their publishing activities, specifically open access
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines


  • An exciting professional challenge for one of the innovation drivers of the publishing industry
  • Extensive benefits for a healthy, balanced life and work
  • Time and space for curiosity, learning and development
  • Passionate colleagues in diverse teams
At De Gruyter, we believe in diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunities for everyone. It is our shared goal to create a workplace culture centered around inclusion and belonging.
Ute Linden | Human Resources
Phone: +49(0)3026005200