The Economist Creative Design Manager in Gurgaon, India

Creative Design Manager




Gurgaon - India



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The Economist is a 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.

The Economist India currently has an opportunity for a Creative Design Manager in our Gurgaon office. In this position the individual will edit, proofread and produce various types of downloadable content and blog entries regularly, to expand our brand’s digital footprint, awareness, subscribers, and leads. The position requires excellent attention to detail, organizational and project management skills.

The design manager reports directly to the head of marketing.

The role will be based on local hours with some flexibility required to cover day-to-day contact with individuals in the United States.


In this role you would be expected to:

  • Create 3–4 free resources each month to drive leads, client participation and awareness. (examples include eBooks, whitepapers, info graphics, guides, templates, etc.).

  • Grow subscriber base by providing clients and prospects with regular, helpful content that is aligned with their needs and interests.

  • Collaborate with designers, product marketers, product owners, sales professionals, and external influencers and industry experts to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and our audience.

  • Design Product Specific websites and enhancements to current infrastructure as needed

  • Blog on an ongoing basis to support and promote our offers

  • Maintain a content library

Experience, skills and professional attributes:

To succeed in this role you must have:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience.

  • Past experience producing content for the web specifically, as well as channel-specific knowledge (blog, SlideShare, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

  • Experience building online audiences

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Wordpress

  • Excellent English grammar and writting skills

To succeed in the role you must demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills

  • Analytical problem solving skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • The ability to take initiative