As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
The Economist Corporate Network (ECN) is the briefing and networking service of the Economist Group. Through our members-only C-suite forums we help international firms understand the political, economic and business environments of the high-growth markets where they operate. We work with them to assess risks, opportunities, trends and issues of importance and how to respond to them.
The service is delivered in many ways:
Currently, we are seeking an ambitious Business Development Manager to join our Shanghai network.
The BDM’s primary responsibility will be growing our business in Shanghai by acquiring new clients for our membership-based group and by selling other services such as sponsorship and executive briefings. A secondary responsibility will be managing and strengthening the relationships with existing members of the members of the Economist Corporate Network in Shanghai to ensure that we enjoy a high degree of engagement with them and that they are satisfied with the service we provide. Both the new and renewal accounts will primarily be Multinational companies (MNCs), but will also comprise other members such as those from local companies, embassies and government.
The key metrics of success will be:
In the role you would be expected to:
To succeed in the role you must have:
You will be able to demonstrate: