Career Opportunities at AIP Publishing

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Current open positions

AIP Publishing, a leading publisher in the STM market seeks a User Experience Analyst to shape our customers experiences, meeting defined business and user expectation objectives throughout the customer journey.  They are responsible for delivering a large number of initiatives, ensuring that development is more user-centric.  This role is responsible for developing UX/IA documentation (site outlines, process flows, sketches, scenarios, wireframes, navigation models) for web, desktop and mobile applications.  This role will often take the lead in supporting business and development teams as well as other user experience consultants and work closely with the client. The best candidates will be dedicated to excellence and be able to find solutions to problems in a complex and constantly changing environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Create the user experience and information architecture for websites.  This includes defining functionality, navigation, and interaction models through page level wireframes, site-maps, use cases, and functional requirements documentation.
  • Understand target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into smart, innovative solutions for our customers.
  • Work closely with Product Manager(s), IT, Web Designer and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into meaningful and consistent experiences.
  • Design and conduct various types of formal and informal user testing, including surveys, user interviews, focus groups, user research, concept testing, usability testing, and analytics.
  • Evangelize user experience thought leadership within the organization.  

AIP Publishing, a leading publisher in the STM market seeks a Web Designer/Developer who will be responsible for the development and implementation of engaging online design, visual development, interactive design, and the branding of company products/services.  The Web Designer/Developer will participate in the design and architecture of complex software solutions by meeting with end users to determine project requirements and translating these requirements into technical designs and specifications.  The Web Designer/Developer will design user interfaces that are intuitive and cross-browser compatible, capitalizing on new technologies to enhance site performance and system functionality.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage completion of projects and work with internal customer to ensure satisfaction
  • Collaborate with Business Owners, Product Managers, and other stakeholders to create world-class web design that improves user experience and maintains consistent branding across AIP Publishing web properties.
  • Design web and mobile experiences from initial concept, storyboarding and wire framing, to design and hand-off to development.
  • Develop code that is cross-browser/cross-platform UI compatible; troubleshoot associated issues.
  • Deliver solutions that are accessible for web and mobile devices
  • Maintain cutting edge knowledge of current and emerging technologies, industry trends and standards, modern web browser capabilities, compatibility issues, W3C standards compliance and accessibility issues.
  • Ensure that our web experience remains cutting edge and industry leading, all while maintaining a cohesive modern aesthetic and clean look/feel in all design elements
  • Write and update proper documentation for applications and systems developed or implemented and customized
  • Create, or outsource creation of, web–related marketing materials (online ads, landing pages, etc.)

Lead the effort to sell subscriptions of the AIP product portfolio across the assigned territory. At its core, this is a “solution sell” position, requiring the incumbent to fully understand clients’ information needs and ensure that professional, productive relationships are established and maintained with key representatives of those clients.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Formulate and execute the sales strategy for the assigned territory.
  • Develop sustainable relationships with all relevant decision makers and influencers at each account to effectively market all customers and outside contacts necessary to engage the customer to cross sell and up sell AIP electronic products.
  • Understand the competitive marketplace and be able to represent the advantages of AIP offerings compared to competitors.
  • Engage in regular travel to see clients and prospects in assigned territory.
  • Generate effective written sales communications and reporting.
  • Attain as close to 100% renewal rate as possible and expand client base while increasing market share.
  • Monitor the stability of key accounts, i.e. market share, market image, financial liability, infrastructure, etc.
  • Produce timely sales reports, update daily prospect pipeline and monthly, quarterly, and end-year forecasts.
  • Effectively work with fellow sales and sales support staff.
  • Accurately complete all required sales documentation. This includes insuring sales opportunities follow the established workflow.

OTHER TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the development of the sales strategy.
  • Control all sales-related expenses within the region and ensure spend levels do not exceed budget levels.
  • Participate in trade shows and conferences

 

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

  •  Exceeding revenue targets and achieving sales quotas.
  • Expanding client base and broadening existing clients’ product profile.
  • Providing, clear, constant, accurate reporting.
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of AIPP offerings.

Work under the supervision of the Sr. Journal Manager to provide support for the AIP Publishing program.  Responsibilities may include contributing to development and outreach initiatives with market research/lead generation; web research on potential authors; monitoring and reporting success of targeting invitations/commissioning activities; and proof reading promotional content.

AIP Publishing, a leading publisher in the STM market seeks a Senior Manager, Customer Insights to play a crucial role in driving AIP Publishing’s customer-centric vision.  This position will help us better understand the distinct personas of the physical scientists who use our publications, improve the ease and efficiency with which they conduct their research.  The Senior Manager, Customer Insights will have the chance to build a market research program from the ground up that uses all forms of market research (surveys, contextual enquiries, focus groups, usability testing, etc.) to bring the Voice of the Customer to internal colleagues in the Editorial, Sales, Ad Sales and IT groups in a way that demonstrates a passion for our customers.

 

Success in this position will require an individual with a strong intellectual curiosity, demonstrable experience in developing strategic market research roadmaps, the ability to translate customer research and data into actionable feedback and inspire the Marketing team to champion our customers throughout the organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Customer Insights:  Architect and maintain a best in industry market research program necessary to bring customer insight (pain points, needs, opportunities) to major strategic decisions.
  • Brand Positioning and Measurement: Help the Marketing and Editorial teams establish customer-focused brand personalities and measure our success in promoting AIP Publishing brands. 
  • Platform Usability & Design: Manage a Usability Experience Manager & Web Design activities in tandem with the Director of Product Management to help define user needs and test user response to platforms, products and services we develop as part of an Agile design process for major platform initiatives.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze internal customer data to improve the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and define data sets that will help the Marketing group more effectively achieve its stated usage and sales goals.

AIP Publishing seeks a Director, Platform & Product Management who will be responsible the strategic direction of AIP Publishing’s platform and works collaboratively across the business (Technology Teams, Marketing, Editorial and Sales Departments) to determine new platform requirements based on a keen understanding of our customer needs and company mission.  The Director, Platform & Product Management is the owner of the Publishing Platform product roadmap and plans to develop products and services to meet the company’s expectations for usage alongside maximizing the Return on Investment of these new developments. The Director, Platform & Product Management is tasked with developing: a Product Management center of excellence; championing the role of Product Managers with all business owners; and leading, supporting and developing the team of Product Managers innovating key customer facing services.

AIP Publishing, a leading publisher in the STM market is seeking a Head of New Product and Business Development to join our team!  The ideal candidate will lead the development of products and services to create profitable lines of new business.  This candidate will also build key relationships with customers and collaborate with senior management and internal stakeholders within the organization to develop the overall innovation strategy through product development and market commercialization.

Essential Functions

  • Establish and maintain processes to develop deep and broad insights to understand our customer’s needs and their problems.
  • Identify customer pain points and process improvements to meet customer needs.
  • Use lean start up approaches to build solutions and prototypes to test and validate assumptions.
  • Develop and implement go-to-market strategies and scalable business models.

AIP Publishing, a leading publisher in the STM market seeks a dynamic and creative individual to take on the Assistant, Conference Proceedings role. This successful candidate will provide support for the Manager, Conference Proceedings and will be responsible for maintaining a thorough understanding of the program and its objectives. This includes the managing of material submissions to ensure they are prepared and submitted in accordance with AIP Publishing guidelines, a basic understanding of copyright requirements, and the preparation of billing charts for each proceedings volume. The Assistant, Conference Proceedings, is also responsible for maintaining up-to-date statistics and contract information for the program.

The Assistant Journal Manager will be responsible for supporting activities aimed to ensure the success of a select group of AIP Publishing publications.  This includes:

  • Working with Journal Managers to develop content as well as performing research and analysis in support of strategic objectives
  • Monitoring and analyzing journal metrics and measuring progress towards targets as well as coordinating editorial input to marketing efforts that will ensure increased journal usage, visibility and authorship. 
  • Gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements through market research by working closely with academic editors and researchers in the community; representing the journal to all external stakeholders.

The Assistant Journal Manager position also includes responsibility for ensuring that development efforts support the overall strategies and goals of the Publisher’s Office and for working with internal business units to align activities to strategic objectives.   Performance will be measured against each product’s success using various metrics, including quality and quantity of published articles.

The Assistant Journal Manager will interact directly with all the relevant external stakeholders of the journal community including; authors, reviewers, readers, editors.  This role will also provide the research, analysis and planning that drives journal objectives, and monitors progress towards targets as well as competitor and Editor performance as directed by the Senior Journal Manager

The Data Architect will be responsible for the design, planning and management of our enterprise data architecture to maximize the value of information across the organization.  Key responsibilities include: advancing and governing enterprise data architecture standards, tools and best practices.  In addition, the Data Architect will provide technical expertise and mentorship to application development teams to leverage data from various AIP Publishing platforms and external data sources.

Lead the effort to sell subscriptions of the AIP product portfolio across the assigned territory. At its core, this is a “solution sell” position, requiring the incumbent to fully understand clients’ information needs and ensure that professional, productive relationships are established and maintained with key representatives of those clients.

 

AIP Publishing is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Journal Manager to lead development for a selected group of their prestigious journals.

 This exciting and key role involves working as part of a small team within AIP Publishing to steer, alongside each journals’ Editor-in-Chief, the editorial and publishing direction of the journals. Creative solutions and innovative approaches are sought to ensure the journals remain at the cutting edge in both content and presentation.

As a Journal Manager you will have regular interactions with the academic community so you can adapt the journals to the changing needs of their authors and readers as both the research landscape and the publishing industry rapidly evolve.  This requires a good understanding of the scientific research process and the ability to engage the academic community of editors and researchers by representing the journals, and AIP Publishing, through international academic conferences and on-site laboratory visits. Therefore the successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and be prepared to travel.

 Journal Manager’s work closely with colleagues in Marketing, Web-Design, Editorial Production and the editors in external editorial offices to monitor and create development plans for each of their journals, acting as the linchpin for driving journals initiatives.  Thus candidates should be able to work in a collaborative team environment, and have excellent time management and organizational skills as well as the ability to take responsibility, assess complex situations, and work on their own initiative.

AIP Publishing offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, retirement and tuition assistance. In addition to this, in their new ‘silicon valley start-up’ inspired office space there is an on-site fitness center for employee use.

 AIP Publishing LLC provides the global physical science community with a comprehensive collection of highly cited peer reviewed scientific information. AIP Publishing’s portfolio of 17 journals includes prestigious titles such as Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and, The Journal of Chemical Physics, and the AIP Conference Proceedings series. AIP Publishing also publishes on behalf of several of the American Institute of Physics’ Member Societies and other publishing partners.