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.
Economist Digital is the world’s foremost destination for intelligent analysis, debate, and community on the global agenda. Our strategy incorporates a multi-threaded approach to content delivery to our readers and community through traditional print media, Economist.com, mobile web, and mobile applications to meet our ambitious targets for traffic, revenue and profit. We have an exciting opportunity available at Economist Digital for a well-qualified individual to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the most respected brands in media, journalism, and publishing to help drive success and innovation in the digital realm, particularly in the native/web apps and mobile web arena.
We are looking to accelerate our drive towards becoming a digitally enabled business, a huge part of this is the ability to deliver our technology solutions rapidly and reliably. We are looking for a new team member to help us deliver on our goals.
The delivery of our solutions is carried out by mixed internal and external cross functional teams. The successful candidate will become a key member of one of these teams. Working closely with a dedicated team of people they will collectively be responsible for the smooth running, enhancement and new features of one of our systems.
We strongly believe in empowering each of our teams and the only way to do this is to empower the individuals in the teams. In this environment you will be expected to push the boundaries in the tools, processes and technologies used by the team all the while ensuring that the end product meets the agreed requirements with the highest quality.
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills for the role are: