The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is the research and analysis division of The Economist Group and the world leader in global business intelligence. Created in 1946, we have 70 years’ experience in helping businesses and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed. Consistently rated one of the best for-profit think tanks for the quality and accuracy of our data and forecasting.
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Public Policy Consulting team in New York is looking for an experienced Senior Account Manager to lead and grow its business in the United States and Canada. This role combines business development and consultant skills at a senior level. As a Senior Account Manager, she/he will leverage their existing relationships within the public and private sectors and experience in selling consulting services in order to win new business and grow existing accounts. She/he will also work closely with consultants to deliver impactful, evidence-based programs that support client goals in policy advocacy, thought leadership, and internal decision-making. The ideal candidate will have relevant consulting and business development experience in the U.S. market and a deep understanding of public policy issues.
How you will contribute
The desirable skills required in this role include: