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 executive briefing and networking service of The EIU. Participating in our members-only C-suite group helps international firms understand the political, economic and business environments of the markets where they operate, and particularly what impact changes in this macro enviroment will have on business.
In this role you will manage the commercial side of our business in Johannesburg, selling ECN memberships to senior-level executives of South Africa-based international firms and local MNCs. You will also manage our existing member relationships in Johannesburg and ensure timely renewals. As our sole commercial person in this important market, you will be responsble for ensuring that our business continues to thrive and grow.
In the role you will be expected to:
Take ownership of your remit as if it was your own business
To succeed in the role you must have:
The ability to work independently and to be a self starter
You will be able to demonstrate:
Confidence to approach people at high levels of seniority
An ability to thrive upon expectation and exposure