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.
Our Global Technology team provides services to The Economist Group businesses and is responsible for IT operations, infrastructure, systems and support.
We are currently looking for an experienced publishing systems manager to join us. This is a key role within the technology team, but also a critical bridge between the Editorial, Graphics, Production and Systems teams. The Digital Publishing Manager is responsible for people, processes and systems that are vital to the creation of our content and, by extension, the production of some of our most important products: The Economist, 1843, The World In, Which MBA, Economist.com and our digital editions. As a member of our Global Technology management team, this role will help lead our digital transformation as we adopt a more rigorous service management framework and an agile methodology. The Digital Publishing Manager will also drive our change from a print publishing system to a modern content authoring platform.
The role requires a degree of flexibility and collaborative working within Global Technology and across the business. It is also imperative that this person is able to manage relationships with external partners, service and hosting providers to deliver reliable, high quality, cost effective services.
In this role you will be expected to:
To succeed in the role you must have:
To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate: