Call for Editor

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Call For Editor-in-Chief

Application Deadline: September 15, 2019

Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Marketing Channels?

Journal of Marketing Channels focuses on distribution systems, strategy, and management, and recognizes the growing importance of distribution as a key strategic variable in marketing management. We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with a strong academic background and publishing experience as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change.

The successful candidate or team will be responsible for the editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions to the journal, and will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review. You will uphold the highest standards of scholarship for the journal,  and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.

Taylor & Francis will support you in all aspects of the role. We provide training and support on all editorial processes and system, including the journal online editorial office system, ScholarOne, which manages the peer-review process. We will provide you with regular journal performance data to inform your strategic decision-making, and offer guidance on strategic journal development, publishing ethics, and developments within the publishing landscape.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses.

Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community. It is a significant role, with a high profile, but one that we believe is compatible with an existing academic timetable.

Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Active in the scholarly community with strong personal networks
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors

The role will informally begin immediately, and formally begin from October 1, 2019.

Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please forward your CV and a vision statement to Portfolio Manager, Laura Raines, at Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it
  • How you would work in partnership with the editorial board
  • How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions
  • How you would work with authors

We will consider applications from individuals and from editorial teams. The position will commence October 1, 2019. 

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