Job Summary Oxford Economics is a leading global provider of economic forecasts, research, and consulting solutions. We are looking to hire an Editor for our Global Macro Services team in London.
The role involves editing macroeconomic research reports to impeccable standards for clarity, accuracy, and impact. This research primarily consists of in-depth analyses and economic forecasts for countries and jurisdictions around the world, and occasional thematic and topical reports on global economic issues.
Requirements to succeed are the ability to elucidate key messages and to present complex technical analysis in accessible language for a diverse client base. While the role is focused on producing top-quality written research, an understanding of data visualisation and digital content publishing would be an advantage.
We offer a collegial working environment in which you will work with high-profile macroeconomists on the major issues driving the global economy. Plus you will receive regular training opportunities on economic topics, and coaching to enhance your professional skills. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing company at the forefront of the forecasting industry.
The key responsibilities for this role are:
Edit research produced by Oxford Economics’ Global Macro Services team, primarily country economic forecasts and thematic research briefings.
Meet timeliness targets for publishing.
Work closely with macroeconomists around the world, and build positive working relationships at all levels.
Apply Oxford Economics’ style and writing guides to ensure our content meets exceptional editorial standards for clarity and accuracy.
Use publishing tools to present accessible, action-oriented research for a diverse, global client base.
Help improve the presentation of content, including text and data visualisations.
Support the development of digital content across our subscription platform.
Skills and Experience:
A University degree Degree or equivalent in journalism or related subject
Proven experience as an editor (three years minimum)
Exceptional writing and editing skills
An understanding of macroeconomic analysis
Experience in producing graphics and visual storytelling preferred.
Fluent in MS Office
How to Apply
To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role.The closing date for applications is 11th February 2022.
Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
About Oxford Economics
Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.
Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.
Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 2,000 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.