The Economist Events, the award-winning events department of The Economist Group, produces 70+ events a year and is seeking a Programme Editor. Our programme team is responsible for developing editorial content and recruiting high-profile speakers and moderators, ensuring we meet The Economist's exacting standards for editorial quality and integrity. The Programme Editor works closely with the Head of Programmes, Asia to fulfil this promise.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for major strategic events. Outstanding and sensitive communication and negotiation skills are essential along with the ability to carefully balance our strict editorial guidelines with our clients' commercial objectives. The successful applicant should have both extensive experience in working with demanding clients, as well as a deep understanding and respect for the editorial integrity of our brand.
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