RELX Group Sr Clinics Editor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sr Clinics Editor


Develop, manage, and execute a customer-focused content publishing strategy for electronic/print clinical review periodicals and other clinical content in the individual and institutional markets. Clearly define the content development plan, including text, format, and multimedia components for all applicable modes of delivery. Accountable for the on-time delivery of product, management and achievement of budget, schedules, reporting, and contract negotiation. Engage in product and process innovation.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

Content Strategy

In collaboration with Manager, develop, manage, and execute an individual/institutional publishing strategy that includes print and electronic solutions. Ensure customer needs are met and content currency goals are achieved for assigned specialties.

Leverage existing content and platforms to maximize return on investment

Create innovative approaches to content types and delivery to drive increased revenue and distribution of content

Collaborate with internal/external stakeholders; consider global and local content needs as well as content gaps when developing content strategy

Monitors and identifies new opportunities to enhance/expand our content electronically

In-depth Customer and Market Knowledge

Gain an in-depth understanding of the issues, trends, needs, and preferences of user base in order to provide high-quality information resources

Engage in regular and systematic user research to inform content strategy

Develop a network of high-quality contacts; identify potential authors/editors, current and emerging opinion leaders, and clinicians

Maintain a strong knowledge of competitive offerings in both print and electronic format

Keep abreast of the changing healthcare and technology landscape and the impact these changes have on user needs, content accessibility, and usage

Attend appropriate medical conferences, author/editor meetings, product/technology information sessions, healthcare institutions

Content Usage

Gain a deep understanding of content usage to inform strategy

Conduct user surveys and focus groups to gauge usefulness and need for content, features, and functionality

Control of Budgets, Schedules, Contracts

Keeping products on budget, maximizing revenue opportunity, and reducing costs while maintaining consistent high quality

Preparing year-end financial analyses for assigned products

Establishing editor contractual obligations that are in keeping with the approved financial product plan

Development and production schedules; work with colleagues to ensure that manuscripts are delivered on schedule and issues are published in cover month


Collaborate with Content Development and Production to develop and create global products in keeping with the defined strategy

Work with Marketing and Sales to promote products and collaborate in the development of marketing plans, including participation in conferences and trade shows


Functional and Technical Competencies

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences

  • BA/BS degree; minimum of 5 years’ experience in STM publishing or related field

  • Superb written and oral communication skills; ability to prioritize in order to keep many projects in motion simultaneously; highly attentive to detail

  • Must be willing to travel 10% of time

Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on ClinicalKey to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or

Job Editorial

Primary Location NA-USA-PA-Philadelphia

Other Locations NA-USA-MA-Cambridge, NA-USA-CA-San Diego, NA-USA-MO-St Louis

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External Ongoing

Req ID: ERC0000U