The Economist Events—the award-winning events and conferences division of The Economist Group —seeks a Head of programmes and content, Asia-Pacific, to develop our exciting events portfolio. This role has overall responsibility for the format and content of events across the Asia-Pacific. Drawing on the editorial resources of The Economist, we look to provide world-class speaker lists, audience-led events and outcome-driven programmes. This role is responsible for delivering on that promise.
Constantly seeking new ways of informing and entertaining, and working closely with editorial, commercial and marketing teams, the ideal candidate will have 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.
In this role you will be expected to:
To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate: