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Publishing Assistant - Journals

Global Academic publishes books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets. It is OUP’s largest division with over 1500 employees. A department within the Academic Division, Journals generates c. £140m a year in revenue and is one of the fastest growing departments in OUP with exciting changes ahead.

Oxford University Press is the leading publisher of international law scholarship, partnering with many prestigious legal organizations and societies to produce top quality journals.  Areas of legal scholarship include comparative, foreign investment, commercial, competition, environmental, refugee, and economic law, as well as legal studies, jurisprudence, dispute settlement, criminal and transitional justice.  The Journals Editorial team has overall responsibility for the success of the list, including managing relationships with societies and academic editors, and for acquiring new journals.”

The team has overall responsibility for the success of the list, including managing relationships with societies and academic editors, and for acquiring new journals.

The Publishing Assistant will:

  • Provide support to the Publishers, including creation of reports, competitor analysis, internet research, varied problem solving, meeting arrangements, processing of payments;
  • Deputize for the Publishers as appropriate including attending meetings and conferences;
  • Participate in department- and division-wide initiatives.

About You

You will be highly motivated with the confidence to deal independently with problems and with internal and external contacts. To be considered for the role you also require:

Essential:

  • Good honours degree or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience of internet research
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Desirable:

  • A good understanding of the academic research process and the role of publications in the advancement of knowledge and career development.
  • A proven interest in publishing would be an advantage We believe that the skills you bring to OUP are just a starting point.

We want you to have the opportunity to expand your abilities, and innovate and develop in areas which both interest you, and support your aspirations.

Queries: Please direct queries to vicky.hedger@oup.com

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Global Academic
  • Department:
    Journals Editorial Law
  • Closing Date:
    22 July 2019
  • Salary:
    Salary dependent on skills and experience.
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    1213
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