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Title: Director, Production and Electronic Publishing
Description: The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking a Director of Production and Electronic Publishing to lead the production and electronic strategy for ACP’s Publishing Division.

The Director will oversee departments responsible for the creation and delivery of various information products such as journals, books, podcasts, videos, magazines, newsletters, and blogs. Primary responsibilities include:
• Works with publishing and various stakeholders to develop new products, features, and services to serve internists and clinician audiences in various media.
• Develops requirements and specifications for vendor agreements (e.g., printing and distribution, online hosting, composition, and tagging).
• Leads ongoing efforts to seek improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of publishing products and ensure their online and print presence meets or exceeds industry standards and adheres to best practices (e.g., NISO standards).
• Evaluates and oversees product medical taxonomies and semantic enrichment technologies along with implementing methods to enhance discovery and accessibility.
• Hires, trains, and coaches production and electronic publishing staff.
• Works collaboratively across various departments to ensure both the delivery and receipt of information and services for our products, to advance user needs and customer satisfaction, and to forward the organizational mission.
• Assists with data and competitive analysis and contributes toward publication strategies, business model plans, and pricing.
• Negotiates contracts and manages budgets.
• Prepares and delivers presentations, leads meetings and/or conference calls, and regularly informs and updates stakeholders on plans and project progress.

ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment. Find out more about ACP at: Interested candidates should apply online:
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is highly desirable. Qualified candidates will have ten or more years of experience and must be well versed in the front end of production through online and print publishing with a strong background in STM journals. Some experience in books, magazines, and/or other information products is preferred.

Applicants should have experience managing core web and mobile technologies; knowledge of digital publishing, hosting platforms and content management systems; and a demonstrated record of success in creating and releasing online products that drive positive user experience and ROI.

We are seeking someone with excellent project management, negotiation, and communication skills, both verbal and written, who can build productive member, customer, vendor, and staff relationships.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Date Posted: 6/13/2019 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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