Editor-in-Chief Recruitment

Trust KGL consulting to recruit the best candidate to represent your journal and set you on a path to even greater success.

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KGL Consulting is a full-service publishing consultancy offering a broad range of solutions in scholarly publishing. Our goal from the start has been to develop the expertise needed to serve most if not all of our clients’ needs in one shop; to ensure that every deliverable is custom, targeted, and actionable and our recommendations are authoritative and evidence-based; and absolutely to provide you with highly personalized and professional attention every step along the way.

Thanks to the care, collaborative spirit, and creativity with which each project is handled, we consistently discover opportunities, drive innovation, develop solutions, and deliver success to our esteemed clients.


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Identify, recruit, and hire the best candidate to represent your journal

An Editor-in-Chief search is demanding, and providing for appropriate transparency, recruiting a targeted group of qualified and diverse candidates, and hiring an individual with the requisite professional experience and personal qualities are vital to upholding a society’s reputation and increasing journal impact. KGL Consulting manages Editor-in-Chief recruitment on behalf of many societies each year, helping to set journal programs on a path to even greater success.

  • Draft a recruitment and communications plan, resulting in a qualified and diverse pool of candidates

  • Prepare a position description describing the qualifications, responsibilities, and expectations

  • Offer an assessment tool providing for fair and objective review of candidates’ experience and credentials

  • Benchmark compensation plans for Editor-in-Chief and associate editors

  • Ensure that Editor-in-Chief contract covers basics plus performance metrics and unexpected circumstances

  • Craft an editor transition plan, including manuscript system training and editor terms and turnover

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