As the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
The Economist Corporate Network (ECN) is the briefing and networking service of The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Through our members-only C-suite forums we help international firms understand the political, economic and business environments of the high-growth markets where they operate.
The ECN service is delivered in several, main ways:
• Through a programme of meetings that create the opportunity to hear from outside experts and peers
• Through private briefings (presentations) delivered to clients at their management and strategy meetings
• Through summary reports and data (covering key economies and business issues)
The Director of The Economist Corporate Network, North Asia, will be responsible for leading and building the networks in Tokyo and Seoul, and will deliver a full suite of editorial services to members including advisory briefings, webinars, meetings, analysis and data.
The right candidate will have the confidence and charisma to engage senior executives; excellent analytical capabilities and the ability to convey compelling analysis persuasively; and the skills to moderate highly interactive discussions and meetings.
The Director will deliver services that meet the editorial standards of The Economist brand, and will be required to sustain and develop strong client relationships. This position will participate fully in the senior content team in Asia.
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills for the role are: