The Strategic Management Society, a membership-based association providing services to a mostly scholarly, international constituency, is looking for an individual to join its Executive Office team.
This is a mid-level position whose primary function is to manage various program activities and act as the Managing Editor for two of SMS’ academic journals. The Program Manager / Managing Editor works in close cooperation with the journal editors and publisher to advance the organization’s scholarly publishing program. Additional activities include membership services, academic conferences, awards, and research grant programs.
Cooperate with internal and external teams in planning and conducting academic conferences and workshops; coordinate submission, peer review, and selection workflows for program activities; manage program elements and budgets
Independently manage a comprehensive array of pre- and post-publication editorial processes for peer reviewed scholarly journals with volunteer editorial leadership.
Act as first point of contact and liaison with Editors, Reviewers, Production Editors and Journal Publishing Managers to ensure the smooth running of the journals from submission of content to final publication.
Active participation in the further development and implementation of the communication and social media efforts. Generate and/or coordinate promotion of the journals and their content, including rich media, for social media, website, newsletters, and other outlets.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills Required:
3-5 years of experience in successfully working in an academically focused and/or membership-based environment demonstrating enthusiasm, commitment, and proficiency in task completion.
Excellent diplomacy, discretion, and customer service skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative; manage multiple tasks and/or projects simultaneously; high degree of attention to detail; commitment to excellence in all aspects of work.
Ability to effectively establish relationships and collaborate on projects with a diverse group of volunteers; ability to professionally communicate with internationally renowned scholars, consultants, and business practitioners.
Experience with inter-cultural communication; familiarity in working with international constituencies and demonstrated ability to perform in diverse cultures and business environments.
Comfortable working in a small, closely-knit office without a lot of formal structure.
Familiarity with scholarly publishing, submission/peer review processes and systems, database management, website content management, and the professional use of social media platforms desired.
Bachelor’s degree required.
This position is full time and includes a full benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation.
Travel: Up to three times a year; Domestic and International locations.
To be considered a candidate for this position, please submit a meaningful statement of interest, a resume and desired salary range to email@example.com.
About Strategic Management Society
The Strategic Management Society is a membership-based association providing services to a mostly scholarly, international constituency.