The Economist Events—the award-winning events and conferences division of The Economist Group—seeks a Senior Programme Editor to develop our exciting events portfolio across. 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 an audience-led events; this role is responsible for delivering on that promise.
Constantly seeking new ways of informing and entertaining, working with sponsors and editorial and marketing, the role suits someone with leadership experience, 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.
This is a one-year contract position.
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