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Senior Editor

Senior Editor

ID 
2018-4553
Job Locations 
United Kingdom-London
Function  
Editorial

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Introduction

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EuroFinance, an Economist Group business, is the leading global provider of conferences, training and research in the treasury, cash management and risk space. We provide a platform for treasurers and CFOs to exchange strategy and best practice - either face to face or online - and meet with the key financial institutions and providers.

We are seeking a Senior Editor to join the editorial/content team to  manage the development and delivery of EuroFinance events, custom client engagements and manage all content related activity for the EuroFinance Corporate Treasury Network. You will be responsible for delivering engaging, customer-centric content across multiple platforms (e.g., events, webinars, website, EuroFinance’s corporate treasury network (ECTN), reports, newsletters, social media etc.), driving innovation in event formats and ensuring all event programmes and speakers are of a world-class standard. You will also play a role in the programming and delivery of custom client engagements including custom research and events.

 

You will be joining an existing editorial team and will be working with different stakeholders across the business including supporting the sales and marketing teams by creating marketing collateral and joining occasional sales meetings.

Accountabilities

 How you will contribute:

 

  • Play an integral role in the development of forward thinking and dynamic content for all EuroFinance products – conferences, training, research, ECTN, publications and custom client engagements
  • Work with the sales, marketing, ECTN and the programming team to find workable solutions to address client needs
  • Analyse and identify key industry trends to deliver engaging, customer-centric content across multiple platforms
  • Manage and edit all submitted content, ensuring editorial quality
  • Develop effective relationships with financial services professionals to raise both your profile and that of EuroFinance within the treasury community
  • Collaborate with other departments across the wider Group such as the EIU –to create compelling content (through video, reports, podcasts etc.)
  • Establish processes to streamline content creation from idea generation to market delivery
  • Work with other departments within the business (operations, sales, marketing) to enhance the participant experience at events, e.g. digital offerings, new agenda formats etc.

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role are: 

  • Editorial expertise across formats (including text, videos and events).
  • Background in finance, media or events (virtual or live)
  • Demonstrable track record of writing and developing content and event programmes to deadline and delivery to budget and quality standards
  • Strong client/stakeholder management skills
  • Large scale project management skills, including project team management
  • Demonstrable ability to develop effective relationships with senior industry professionals
  • Experience of working with a diverse and busy team who juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Sound editorial judgement; ability to understand and distil new information quickly
  • Knowledge of financial markets - ability to read and understand a corporate balance sheet
  • Ability to chair debates and discussions – both live and virtual
  • Ability to lead in a collaborative environment across business units, regions and cultures
  • Ability to multi-task, have high work rate and be able to deliver on own projects whilst managing concurrent activities