The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
The Economist Group’s thought leadership (TL) division produces high quality editorial content for a wide range of global corporate clients, foundations and governments. The team sells content programs addressing business and geopolitical trends to senior marketing and communications executives in a diverse range of industries and sectors.
The Analyst, Primary Research role is a lead consultant on thought leadership primary research (qualitative and quantitative) from proposal development through to final client presentations. The scope of the global thought leadership research includes business and consumer audiences across the full breadth of industries. To deliver this, the role will involve liaising with clients and internal editors on the stories they aim to tell through the research and helping to shape the survey scope, instrument and analysis to deliver on this need. This also includes managing/directing internal support teams who manage the implementation of the research (survey programming, fielding and data tabulations) as well as external field partners. Experience creating indexes, scorecards and barometers from survey data is a plus. Role requires someone who can multi-task in a fast paced environment, work with constituents across multiple regions, and has strong interpersonal and writing skills.
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