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.
The Economist Group’s Public Policy and Thought Leadership division specialises in delivering bespoke research, thought leadership and consulting that leverage both The Economist and The Economist Intelligence Unit’s expertise and reach. We deliver research and engagement programmes that use evidence and data to drive change on the critical economic and public policy issues facing our world. Our clients include government bodies, international organisations and corporations, and we provide evidence, insights and advice to shape their policies and programmes.
The Client Solutions division is looking for a Washington, DC or New York-based Research Manager to oversee sponsored research projects, ensuring the highest standards of research and editorial quality and client service throughout. This role will primarily focus on managing projects relating to technology and its impacts on society—delivering rigorous analysis on topics such as artificial intelligence, data privacy and regulation, fintech as well as the digital transformation of businesses. This is an exciting opportunity to work on high-impact research programmes and help shape our emerging technology practice area.
This is a key client-facing role on an entrepreneurial, high-growth, global team. You will have a keen interest in global public policy issues and a natural intellectual curiosity. You will have a strong commercial aptitude, with the ability to delight clients and deepen client relationships.
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