The Economist Group 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 Economist Events is the leading provider of international forums for senior executives seeking new insights into strategic issues. These meetings include industry conferences, management events and government roundtables held around the world. Each meeting organised by the events teams delivers objective and informed analysis. Meetings provide unusually high-level forums where senior executives can gain insights, exchange views and compare strategies.
We are recruiting a Business Development Manager position to grow sponsorship revenue from a portfolio of scheduled, multi-sponsor events and custom events in our EMEA and Americas regions, with a specific focus on the Economist's World Ocean Summit . We are seeking a seasoned event sales expert to:
In the role you will be expected to:
To succeed in the role you must have:
To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate: