The Economist is a 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.
Currently we are seeking a Director of Operations for the Asia team who will play a key role, working under the supervision of the Head of Global Operations for Events and in close coordination with the VP and Head of Events, Asia and the events team as a whole.
The Director of Operations, Asia, will have responsibility for the delivery of The Economist Events portfolio in the Asia Pacific region to the highest level of excellence. Whether live or online events, you will be responsible for the overall event management of the events portfolio including budgets, resources, management of sponsor deliverables, key supplier relationships, adherance to schedules, and the management of an in-house team of Operations staff.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned events professional, accustomed to delivering events at the highest level.
In this role you will be expected to:
To succeed in the role you must have:
You will be able to demonstrate: