The Economist is the 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.
The Communications department is part of the Circulation unit which is responsible for managing and growing The Economist’s global subscriber base. As part of the broader Marketing team, the Communications team aims to raise top of the funnel awareness for The Economist brand and content. In addition, the Communications team proactively builds and shapes the public profile of the Circulation unit’s business leaders among relevant communities. The team is active in a variety of channels including but not limited to digital and broadcast media relations, public relations, trade and editorial award entries and speaking engagements for The Economist’s journalists and business leaders.
Currently, we are seeking a Communications Associate to join our world class Communications team. The Communications Associate will report to the Director, Communications and work closely with the global Communications team to help grow awareness for The Economist brand, content and business activities.
The successful candidate will possess a unique mix of analytical, writing and people skills and gain first-hand knowledge and experience working as an in-house PR professional for a highly-regarded, global brand in a fast-paced, exciting news environment.
In this role you would be expected to:
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