Digital Publishing Associate

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Publishing - Electronic Publishing
Regular Full-Time


The Digital Publishing Associate ensures that Publishing management has the information needed to assess the performance of digital products and services and to make decisions regarding promotions, product enhancements, and new product development. The Analyst also performs tasks required for production of AACR journal content on web sites and provides backup for selected electronic publishing functions.


•Monitor and report on performance of AACR journals websites using Google Analytics.
•Maintain bibliometrics tools provided by hosting service (Impact Vizor and Usage Vizor), including performing reporting and analysis, data updates, user support, and training.
•Monitor and report on performance of content alerts distributed by e-mail, recommend changes in practice to optimize functionality and performance of alerts.
•Monitor use of social media platforms (e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn) as dissemination channels for scientific publications and communications; prepare regular analyses for Division.
•Serves as principal liaison to hosting service and other vendors for all analytics activities to ensure that editorial and business staff have access to data in a timely and efficient manner.
•Collaborate with Senior Manager, Publishing Technology to develop and maintain custom data collection and reporting tools as needed.
•Monitor performance of AACR journals in major search engines; recommend changes in practice to optimize ranking and discoverability of AACR content.
•Integrate new types of data (e.g., new article performance metrics, semantic enrichment analytics) when available into overall analytics architecture.
•Collect and analyze data for special projects; provide reports as needed.
•Collaborate with publishing staff and vendors to design and conduct experiments to determine optimal content presentation and combinations.
•Track online offerings from other STM publishers on a regular basis; prepare reports for Division on new developments and trends, as well as adoption of new practices by other publishers.
•Perform digital publishing tasks as assigned by Director.
•Provide backup to other Digital Publishing positions as assigned by Director.
•Performs the essential functions of the position, and other tasks as assigned.
•Provide project management and business analyst support for projects as assigned.


•Bachelors degree.
•At least 1-2 years’ experience in electronic publishing, preferably in the STM sector.
•Experience performing data analysis.
•Experience with Google Analytics reporting and implementation.
•Familiarity with search engine optimization techniques.
•Familiarity with scientific publishing.
•Familiarity with bibliometric data sources such a PubMed, Web of Science, Dimensions, etc.
•Familiarity with practices for testing and assessing various ways of presenting and/or combining content.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Advanced knowledge of Excel.
•Familiarity with Access and other database software.
•Knowledge of HTML.


How to Apply:

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Equal Opportunity Employer


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