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Introduction

As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries

We are recruiting a deputy industry editor to collate data and edit reports on industry sectors, ideally including financial services The work will include researching the sectors to ensure our coverage is accurate, as well as compiling and checking data and forecasts

The ideal candidate will undertake other duties related to The Economist Intelligence Units industry services as they arise These will include liaising with internal staff and external contributors on the flow of reports throughout the year He/she will also be responsible for dealing with client queries, responding directly or forwarding to relevant parties

Accountabilities How you will contribute

Edit EIU industry reports on several industriesincluding automotive, consumer goods, energy, financial services, healthcare and telecomsacross 60-70 countries per industry to ascertain that they meet the highest expectations of reliability, timeliness, range of coverage and astuteness
Check facts, ensure consistency with accompanying data and monitor analysis for consistency with market trends, EIU view and with Economist brand values
Edit reports in English to ensure that they read clearly and coherently and are consistent with house style
Collaborate with industry chiefs as necessary to resolve persistent problems with scheduling or freelancer processes
Give feedback to freelancers and industry chiefs
Review the excel workbooks accompanying each industry report, in order to ensure that data is up-to-date and reliable, and that forecasts are consistent with the analysis in the reports
Source and collect new data series as needed
Keep to our fixed schedules for industry reports, liaising with analysts, sub-editors and production teams to ensure that deadlines are met
When contacted, work with editors, industry data team and industry chiefs to resolve client queries on industry reports
Monitor for persistent queries and use these to improve future quality
Work with industry chiefs to implement changes to templates, data tables and analysis
Ensure that changes are communicated to analysts, and that future reports conform to the new standards
Work with industry chiefs to train analysts and editors in report processes
Highlight common mistakes and issues

Experience, skills and professional attributes The ideal skills for this role are

Graduate/Masters Degree, preferably in Economics, Business, English or Journalism
A minimum of one years experience in editing or journalism, preferably business-related
Strong numeracy skills, an interest in using data to show trends, and a basic understanding of economics
Excellent written and spoken English Communication Skills & attention to detail
Familiarity with business concepts in one or more industry sectors, preferably including financial services
Strong familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to handle pressure during periods of heavy workload
A commitment to work in a team to meet deadlines
Enthusiasm, flexibility and an eagerness to learn

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Advertising/PR/Event Management, Entertainment/Media
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 10th May 2020

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