The Economist Group has enjoyed industry leading growth over the last five years powered by major investments in digital platforms, 1st party data, premium on-line video and content marketing. Among these investments are our weekly Digital Edition, our daily smart-phone app Espresso and our programmatic buying platform.
The Economist’s content marketing, research and sponsorship business has been producing high quality, custom thought leadership content for over 25 years and is an integral part of The Economist Group’s growth strategy. On social media, we are the 4th most followed brand, with over 30 million social media followers.
To capitalize on our growing readership, high-growth content and media business and future investments in the brand, The Economist Group is adding to our integrated solutions team in Chicago. Currently we are seeking a talented content and advertising sales executive whom will report to the Director, Midwest & West Coast, Americas, and will effectively manage all aspects of the Midwest territory – understanding their clients business, building & managing relationships while understanding the competitive market to drive new business opportunities.
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The ideal skills for this role are: