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Editorial Operations Manager

Job Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Head of Editorial and Publication, the position focuses on the operational aspect of journal management of the EADV’s flagship journal JEADV. He/She will directly communicate with the Editors, reviewers and authors to ensure efficient journal operations and will participate actively in developing editorial strategies for the new journal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Checks new and revised submissions for peer review and processes the Decision Letters to the authors based on the Editor’s decisions
  • Monitors the progress of new, revised, and resubmitted manuscripts throughout the review process
  • Checks the accepted manuscript files and coordinates with the publisher’s production team
  • Provides administrative and technical support to the Editor-in-Chief (EIC), other journal editors, reviewers and editorial board members
  • Acts as the first contact for the coordination of supplement issues and other commercial projects
  • Responds to miscellaneous inquiries from the authors and reviewers concerning copyrights, authorship disputes, and other ethics-related inquiries
  • Monitors the journal performance and reports to the Editor and Head of Editorial to ensure the on-target execution of journal targets
  • Updates and maintains social media feeds (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) for the journal
  • Ensures the published output reflects best practices and meets current standards of publication ethics
  • Actively engages with the Head of Editorial and Publication to develop new journal initiatives by identifying various growth and development opportunities
  • Supports the Head of Editorial and Publication in team management

Required skills and experiences

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent command/highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • A great eye for detail and the ability to spot mistakes
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Previous experience with a publisher and research experience is an asset
  • Ability to travel at least twice a year

To apply for, or questions related to an open position, please contact us at

Via S. Balestra 22B
6900 Lugano Switzerland
+41 91 973 45 20







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