Emerald Group • Remote, UK

Journals Production Coordinator

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £21,073 - £28,837 / year

Remote-first – with office for co-working

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

In a nutshell We have an exciting opportunity for a Journal Production Coordinator to join our Content Solutions team where you will have overall management of a portfolio of journals in line with Emerald’s standards of timely publication, quality, and customer service.

What kind of team you will be joining: It’s a dynamic and varied role, offering lots of opportunities to expand your skills. As well as that, being part of this team means being part of something special. Things are always busy, but you're always supported, and people will always pitch in and help.

Day to day we’ll trust you to:   

  • Use first line manager skills to train, coach, and support the supplier teams in the day-to-day activities of journal production, making sure that objectives are met regarding article and issue publication
  • Act as the point of escalation for more complex queries, working directly with journal editors to resolve issues and provide best practice guidance and training as necessary
  • Support journal Editorial teams with title development
  • Monitor copyflow and liaise with internal and external stakeholders to obtain copy for publication to agreed schedules
  • Use your expert knowledge to investigate rights issues, handle authorship disputes, and respond to requests for post-publication corrections
  • Manage and implement strategic changes across a portfolio of titles in partnership with our Publishing teams

You’ll need to have:   

  • Experience of managing the production process for a journals portfolio
  • Experience of working with remote teams and third-party suppliers
  • Excellent analytical, organisation, and problem-solving skills

It’s more than just skills and experience, this is what we’d like to see:

  • A mindset of continuous improvement, embracing innovation and new ways of working
  • A passion for the academic publishing landscape, and the ability to translate this passion into supporting Emerald’s mission

What’s in it for you?

At Emerald, we value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting and flexible environment and we've been flexified so you can trust that we're a truly flexible workplace. You'll also have numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and the opportunity to learn new skills.

You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as 30 days annual leave, remote flexible working, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance.

Emerald Group is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. If you would like to request any accommodations/adjustments from application through to interview stages, please complete the relevant section within the application or contact us at peopleteam@emerald.com and let us know.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – In-country
Summer hours
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Moments that Matter days
2 annual volunteering days
Emerald Extras - discounts /cashback schemes
Regional variances apply to our regional offices

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Emerald Group provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Emerald Group is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Emerald Group

Company employees

450

Gender diversity (male:female)

42:58

Office locations

Bingley, Edinburgh & Horsham + various non UK
What employees are saying

I like the confidence and autonomy I have to deliver my work regardless of the hour I work. This makes it much easier for people who work with time zones and assist clients in several countries.

Emerald Group Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Industry awards 2022