Encyclopedia Project Manager

To extend the reputation of the Encyclopedia platform (http://www.encyclopedia.pub), we are looking for an individual with rich project management experience in Encyclopedia, books, or a similar platform. The position of Encyclopedia Project Manager is a full-time and permanent position based in our city center office in Manchester, UK.

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 3 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. Training supervised by an assigned tutor will take place on the job during the first six months. Depending on your background, you will be assigned to work on journals related to your field of study or research. No previous editorial experience is required, however a familiarity with the academic editorial process is an advantage. This is a great opportunity to start a first job in a dynamic multinational company which offers a range of career development options to talented, enthusiastic, and hard-working people.

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. We look forward to welcoming you to our Manchester office.

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.