Technical Producer

Job Locations United Kingdom-London


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The Economist 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

Economist Impact combines the rigour of a think-tank with the creativity of a media brand to engage an influential global audience. We partner with corporations, foundations, NGOs and governments across big themes including sustainability, health and the changing shape of globalisation to catalyse change and enable progress.

With the power of The Economist Group behind it, Economist Impact crafts bespoke partnerships using a potent portfolio of capabilities including:

  • policy research and insights
  • branded content
  • media & advertising
  • design thinking and data visualisation
  • global and bespoke events


The Technical Producer will ensure  the technical project management of The Sustainability Project ensuring smooth delivery of the product vision and of upcoming sprints. The technical Producer will manage the relationship with key digital and technical providers for The Sustainability Project including coordinating with the platform Digital Innovation Partner. In addition, the Technical Producer will map out and service the delivery of client-sponsored hubs and projects and support the Digital delivery of other integrated client programmes as needed. 



  • Define, manage, and document governance and approval touch points with The Sustainability Project technical and digital providers
  • Define, manage, and document governance and approval touch points within Economist Impact for The Sustainability Project
  • Define ways of working, roles and responsibilities (RACI), meeting and communication cadence with technical and digital providers and within Economist Impact
  • Ensure flawless delivery of the Sustainability Project platform making sure Products and Business goals are delivered
  • Own agendas, circulate update notes, communicate regular updates within the different layers of the organisation and with the provider around platform delivery
  • Manage platform delivery timelines, flag dependencies to internal and external stakeholders
  • Track platform delivery budget and scope
  • Evaluate progress and risks against platform delivery objectives and plans highlighting dependencies
  • Get approval on delivery scope changes
  • Responsible for overseeing the delivery and mapping of paid partnerships hosted on and beyond The Sustainability Project where applicable
  • Take feedback from Executive Sponsor, Sustainability Prohect Lead, Product Leads and Sales and apply to delivery project plans and communications
  • Lead the Digital delivery of integrated Impact programmes covering the production and project management of client-sponsored websites, coordinating website project requirements with internal teams, clients and external agencies and ensuring excellence and timeliness of hubs delivery

Experience, skills and professional attributes

Experience and skills:

  • Extensive technical production / project management experience
  • Extensive experience in agile ways of working
  • Experience managing large scale digital delivery partners
  • Experience managing commercial partnerships 
  • Expert communicator with strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong technical experience, adept at working with technical stakeholders
  • Experience with content platform implementations and integrations a major plus 


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