Skip to content


BERA Publications Manager (Maternity Cover)

BERA is seeking a Publications Manager to oversee its publishing programme during a period of  maternity leave. You will oversee our four academic journals, Research Intelligence magazine, the BERA Blog, book series, research reports and more. The role involves collaboration with BERA staff, committees, editorial teams, members, and external partners to support our strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Publications Management: Developing BERA’s publications portfolio, maintaining standards, managing relationships and recommending activities.
  • Journal Oversight: Supporting our journal editors, managing publishing partnerships, and developing strategies for the journals.
  • Academic Publishing: Managing the production of Research Intelligence, the BERA Blog, research reports and other outputs. 

The role will also assist with project work, monitor budgets and support the work of our Publications & Digital Content Officer.

Full details of the role can be downloaded below.

  • Contract: Fixed-term from mid-October 2024 to late November 2025.
  • Starting Salary: from £46,253
  • Benefits: 27 days annual leave plus 10 closure days and bank holidays, 10% pension contribution.
  • Flexible Working: Options include full-time cover or flexible freelance arrangements.

How to Apply:

Send your CV, a short covering letter detailing your suitability, and an equal opportunities monitoring form to by 5pm on Tuesday, August 13, 2024. Early applications are encouraged as we may appoint before the closing date.

For more information or to discuss the role, email