The Economist is a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, published weekly in print and digital editions, and daily through our apps and websites. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences, films and audio. 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 has recently launched a series of digital events exclusively for subscribers. The aim of these events is to drive engagement and retention by bringing subscribers closer to our content and our journalists.
We are recruiting for an Events Executive to support in the planning and execution of our subscriber events series. The successful candidate will deliver the marketing plan for each of our virtual events, working closely with the design and copy team, and manage the digital events platform and events website. They will also be responsible for reporting on the performance of each event based on set KPIs, and collating feedback from attendees which will be used to make future event recommendations. The Events Executive will support the Head of Customer Engagement in liaising with Editorial colleagues who will be taking part in the events. The candidate will also be expected to spend a portion of time working on other marketing activities related to subscriber engagement and retention.
How you will contribute:
Ideal skills and abilities for this role are: