Whilst the reporting line for this role is to the AEM Print business unit, it will operate under an “Online First” publishing model. The role is to develop and launch products on WESTLAW – Thomson Reuters’ online legal research platform. The role is within the AEM Print reporting structure as AEM Print is the construct that houses our commissioning and new product development (NPD) teams. Thomson Reuters is an entrepreneurial organisation. Whilst online publishing is the priority, there are revenue opportunities to release Print titles from the content published online which will form secondary responsibilities for the successful candidate.


About the Role

In this opportunity as SENIOR PUBLISHER, you will:

  • Target an aggressive 12-month commissioning program to launch 170x new Legal titles for Westlaw Asia over the next 3 years – the largest strategic NPD activity for SE Asia in recent memory.
  • Through a combination of Thomson Reuters colleagues’ customer networks and personal research, identify General Editors/authors/contributors for Annotated Legislation new product development.
  • Contract with high quality Legal authors, set publishing timelines and manage timely manuscript delivery.
  • Provide project oversight to third party editing, and liaise internally on product set-up and pathway management to launch content on Westlaw Asia.
  • Identify and manage derivative and secondary revenue opportunities for Print title publishing of Hong Kong Annotated Legislative content published on  Westlaw Asia.

About You

You’re a fit for the role of SENIOR PUBLISHER if your background includes:

  • Proven track-record in New Product Development (NPD), ideally within the Legal industry.
  • Skilled at commercial brand management and delivery to high growth revenue targets.
  • Highly entrepreneurial with excellent problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated structured approach to project management, utilising systems, software and AI tools to manage and drive efficiencies in workload management.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills managing relationships with a range of teams with publishing, editorial, content and operational expertise.
  • Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship building skills across multiple levels and functions.



What’s in it For You?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Hybrid Work Model: We’ve adopted a flexible hybrid working environment (2-3 days a week in the office depending on the role) for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.
  • Social Impact: Ten employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.


Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.


We are powered by the talents of 26,000 employees across more than 70 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.



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