The Economist Events—the award-winning events and conferences division of The Economist Group—seeks a Programme Assistant. Drawing on the editorial resources of The Economist, we look to provide world-class speaker lists and audience-led events. The purpose of this role is to help deliver on this promise.
The Programme Assistant will be responsible for providing integral assistance to programme editors who are in charge of creating programmes and securing world-class speakers for Economist Events. The role requires strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to ability to manage multiple complex projects. This position would suit an enthusiastic and ambitious person with a keen interest in global affairs.
In the role you will be expected to support programme editors to manage speaker invitations for Economist Events in Asia-Pacific.
Tasks may involve:
You should be able to demonstrate: