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Vacancy: Marketing Manager at IOS Press (Position filled)

Who we are
IOS Press is an independent international scientific, technical, medical (STM) publishing house established in 1987 in Amsterdam (NL). We produce around 90 journals and 70 books annually in a broad range of subject categories, primarily specializing in biomedical and life sciences (including neurosciences, medical informatics, cancer research, rehabilitation) and physical sciences (including computer sciences, artificial intelligence, engineering). In addition, we offer specialized services that support scientific advancement.

It is our mission to collaborate with the global scientific community by publishing content and offering specialized, flexible services that elevate quality, accessibility, and impact of research.

Who we are looking for
A marketeer with 3 years of experience in STM publishing who knows how to plan and implement day-to-day marketing activities on behalf of academic publications. 
Your responsibilities
Flexible scheduling of 32-36 hours/week.
Working alongside the marketing team to:

  • Develop marketing communications strategy and implement plans for a portfolio of journals and books in specific subject disciplines
  • Develop key messages for author and product communications
  • Work closely with Journal Managers and Book Publishers to foster product growth and success 
  • Establish, manage and maintain excellent contacts with key stakeholders across the scientific communities served by the product portfolio
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of IOS Press websites
  • Some travel within Europe, North America and/or Asia when required and feasible due to the pandemic

What you should bring:

  • 3 years of experience in STM publishing marketing; university level degree in a marketing-related field or equivalent is a plus
  • Multichannel marketing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent organizational skills and strategic thinking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative mind and eye for detail and design
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn 

What we can offer you
IOS Press is based in Amsterdam, and most of our team works remotely with regular team meetings held at our office. Thirty employees currently work in or around the Amsterdam area. Our corporate culture can best be described as easy-going and friendly, which helps promote a healthy work/life balance. Most people have worked for the company for more than 10 years, and we do love to celebrate (click here for a recap of our 35th anniversary). You’ll be joining a team of professionals driven by enthusiasm and aspiration. 

Please send over your resume and motivational letter to:
Saskia Meeuwsen-van Wijngaarden, Head of Marketing
+31 206883355