The Department and role purpose
Durham University Business School, one of the longest established business schools in the UK, is a multi-disciplinary School characterised by academic excellence, internationally-rated research and superb student support services. The School's diversity and international standing is reflected in the student intake (with over 110 nationalities); accreditation by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS; and high positions in the UK and European Business School rankings. Further information on the School can be found at .
Within the Business School, the Department of Management and Marketing hosts the editorial office of the Journal of Management Studies (JMS). JMS, which is governed by the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS), is a leading academic journal. It has one of the highest impact factors in management and business studies and is listed in the Financial Times' top 50 journals.
The JMS editorial office administers the publication of the Journal of Management Studies and handles well over 1,000 submissions per year. It also provides administrative support to the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies. This includes the organisation of events at major international conferences and the publicising of activities and published papers on social media.
The postholder will work as an integral part of the Editorial Office team. They will be focusing on the processing of manuscripts and on their subsequent promotion on social media. The postholder will be working with authors and editors to promote research published in the journal on social media.
Furthermore, they will provide a professional and efficient administrative and promotional service for the Journal of Management Studies and its governing organisation, SAMS.