The Economist Events—the award-winning events and conferences division of The Economist Group—seeks a Programme Editor to develop our exciting event franchise across a global region. With overall responsibility for the format and content of a series of events, and drawing on the editorial resources of The Economist, we look to provide world-class speaker lists and audience-led events; this role is responsible for delivering on that promise.
The Programme Editor will constantly seek new ways of informing and entertaining, working with sponsors, editorial and marketing. The role suits someone with vision, editorial skills, and strong project management discipline. The role is key to the development of our events both as stand-alone occasions and as part of integrated programmes alongside Thought Leadership, Advertising, and other promotional activities. We are ambitious for our events business and seek someone to deliver on our vision.
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