Associate Content Acquisition Manager

Job Category: Content Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: California Remote


We are looking for dynamic and results-driven Content Acquisition Specialists to join our international commissioning experts team.

These roles oversee the strategic acquisition of content, build a strong pipeline of ideas and ongoing projects, and foster collaborations with Editors, Publishers, internal and external stakeholders, and the research community.

The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of specific subject areas and the research landscape and a demonstrated ability to expand into multi-disciplinary projects.

How you will make an impact:

  • Driving strategic content acquisition, including identifying and cultivating ideas and ongoing projects that align with our objectives.
  • Maintain meticulous attention to detail and quality, ensuring the excellence of acquired content and projects, embracing a proactive and results-driven mindset, and continuously refining content acquisition strategies for maximum impact.
  • Utilize analytical skills and data-driven insights to inform decision-making, with proficiency in tools like Excel. Gather intel and provide data analysis required to solicit special content ideas.
  • Build and nurture relationships within research communities across several subject areas, leveraging networking skills to foster engagement and collaboration.
  • Initiate and oversee multiple projects concurrently, demonstrating strong organisational and prioritization abilities.
  • Represent the company and journal portfolio by attending conferences, workshops, and events (online or in-person in your region) to engage with the research community.

We are looking for people who are/have:

  • Preferably have a higher degree (PhD/MSc) in a relevant field, particularly physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, and health sciences is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3-year work experience in STM publishing with extensive experience in commissioning work or an extensive network in the research community
  • Possess strong analytical skills and experience making data-driven decisions
  • Are skilled at networking with an ability to build relationships within research communities, persuasion and influencing skills
  • Are detail-oriented and results-driven and have strong organisational and prioritization skills to initiate and track multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Are willing to travel, especially domestically
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