Lead Editorial Analyst, Energy

Posted 27 September 2021
Salary£60000 - £65000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Reference9599 - HR/RT_1632750667
Contact NameDaniela Cavallina

Job description

This high profile and very successful business is looking to recruit a Lead Editorial Analyst to lead and develop the EIU's coverage of the global energy sector through our subscription services, one-off reports and client briefings. You will help build reputational impact and ensure the quality of written analysis, presentations and quantitative forecasts for the industry.


  • Develop the EIU's strategic coverage of the sector so that the EIU becomes a recognised and respected 'voice' on the key issues and dynamics affecting the sector. This will be through conference speaking engagements, media appearances and citations
  • Coordinate the development of subscription and one-off products. Oversee new product initiatives to make sure they work smoothly and meet editorial and budgetary objectives
  • Oversee our Energy content, ensuring consistency with The EIU view and with Economist brand values
  • Monitor events of interest to clients and ensure that our analysis and forecasts meet expectations in terms of timeliness, accuracy and astuteness
  • Write and edit in-depth, analytical reports with a clear eye towards our desired corporate audience
  • Develop, test, and explore research hypotheses rooted in quantitative analysis
  • Write a Global Outlook on a quarterly basis, and ensure the regular updating of our scheduled country-by-country reports
  • Monitor and adjust our sectoral forecasts, detecting and reporting data issues to the Economics Department
  • Work with your managers to train and mentor colleagues, editing their work and giving regular feedback to ensure that they reach their full potential
  • Work with the wider Country and Industry Analysis teams, acting as prime spokesperson on Energy and climate change related topics
  • Represent the EIU externally in presentations, conferences, client meetings and media interviews, including via our Speaker service. Assist with development of Thought Leadership and Custom publishing products for the industry
  • Support the sales team by visiting clients, giving presentations and teleconference calls to increase sales conversions and renewals

Skills and Experience:

  • First degree or higher with previous experience in a senior position with business publisher, consultancy, government agency, conferencing or think-tank
  • Solid experience in the Energy sector, as an analyst, researcher or journalist
  • Proven record of managing and developing products and services
  • Experience giving presentations and dealing with the media
  • A confident grasp of industry trends, company analysis, and management thinking
  • A clear understanding of industry forecast models
  • Excellent writing, editing and project management skills
  • First-rate communications skills and an authoritative analyst and public speaker
  • Strong personal drive, at ease with senior executives
  • Self-starter with excellent at time-management
  • Fluency in a second language (eg, Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Russian) is an advantage

It is Inventum Group's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual applicants. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.