Encyclopedia Project Manager

An exciting opportunity to join MDPI, a pioneer in scholarly open access publishing in the role of Encylopedia Project Manager.

To extend the reputation of the Encyclopedia platform (http://www.encyclopedia.pub), we are looking for a project manager with previous experience in scientific publishing including, Encyclopedia, books or a similar platform. 

The position of Encyclopedia Project Manager is a full-time and permanent position based in our city centre office in Manchester, UK with the potential to work remotely.


As Encyclopedia Project Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for drafting the Encyclopedia in terms of its entry content and research focus in the field of discipline and invite scholars to contribute.
  • Be responsible for promoting the brand influence of Encyclopedia in academia.
  • Review the content of platform entries, maintain and develop new functions of the platform to improve the user experience.
  • Be responsible for the Encyclopedia book project.
  • Provide information support to business departments.
  • Complete the personal project schedule in time.


  • More than 4 years experience in Encyclopedia, book editing or another similar platform.
  • Bachelor’s degree or above, major in publishing or STEM subjects.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Have advanced knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and basic image processing tools.
  • Strong copywriting skills and planning and editing ability.

As a successful candidate, you will receive full training in editorial work, working closely with the Encyclopedia team to develop Encyclopedia to be a well-known scholarly community platform. 

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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