Content Manager - Legal, Economic, Regulatory, Political Affairs (LERA)
GLG
 New York, NY

New York, NY, United States

GLG's Events Content Team is seeking a content manager to create and curate in-person and virtual meetings for our clients with experts on global and domestic macroeconomic, legal, regulatory, and political topics. This role requires a passion for politics, foreign affairs, economics, and legal issues; an interest in identifying and researching compelling market trends; and developing relationships with investor and consulting clients, former government officials, economists, and thought leaders.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage and contribute to editorial development and content strategy
  • Demonstrate sound editorial judgment, including selecting event topics and speakers and curating conversations that clients find relevant and compelling
  • Develop the editorial calendar for GLG's three primary event products: in-person breakfasts and lunches (roundtables), virtual (webcasts/teleconferences), and 1x1 meetings (visits)
  • Collaborate closely with client service and business development to ensure high-value product helps to drive commercial growth at GLG's key accounts
  • Execute GLG's user-focused event strategy and vision, building our live and virtual meeting calendar, and ensuring all events meet GLG's quality standards
  • Interview experts on global and domestic macroeconomic, legal, regulatory, and political topics, in both live and virtual settings
  • Cultivate communities of like-minded client event users around common areas of interest, and teach others to do the same
  • Mentor junior talent to become strong content creators and curators, helping them to understand the investor mindset and apply that to generating successful events

An ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • At least 3 years of experience in government, law, international affairs, journalism, investment management, or a related field
  • Passion for news, news magazine content, and ability to identify credible, contrarian viewpoints
  • Aptitude for developing an editorial view on which content themes are driving investors, and the best possible experts to address those themes
  • Client service and relationship management skills
  • Interest in participating in a high- feedback culture, including giving and receiving feedback
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to collaborate across teams, exert influence and work within an organization
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and be adaptable

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG's platform connects business to expertise for smarter, faster decisions. Our clients rely on GLG's 700,000+ member-experts and 1,800 employees around the globe to provide 24/7 insight and exceptional service within a rigorous compliance framework. Visit www.glg.it.

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