This episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a primer on the marketing role within scholarly publishing- what marketing professionals do, how they amplify the customer voice through products and services, and the various contexts and conversations this work can happen within.
Sara Grimme is the Director of Strategic Accounts at Digital Science. Prior to joining Digital Science, Sara was Publishing & Product director at Elsevier, and launched Elsevier’s open access mega journal, Heliyon. Before joining Elsevier Sara worked for Nature Publishing Group, launching and running the open access journal Scientific Reports. When not thinking about all things publishing and open access, Sara can be found with a giant stack of books and a glass or two of wine, while pondering her next travel adventure.