The Nielsen Company Editor-in-Chief in New York, New York
The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the editorial guidelines for all of Nielsen owned and publicly published content.
Along with the Editorial Board responsibilities, the EIC would be responsible for setting the strategy for content for the company. The EIC monitors the company’s content and maintains an appropriate level of editorial and methodological integrity. The EIC will work with direct report staff as well as matrixed staff to initiate new reports, new article types and original editorial content. The EIC works in collaboration with commercial group and product marketing teams to set short- and long-term goals, objectives, and strategies for content. The EIC will work directly with subject matter expert authors to help them shape their content as needed.
Typical items to be examined include:
Nature and scope of content
Features and enhancements
Changes in the author community
Time to decision
The EIC will present major proposed changes to the Editorial Board for discussion and approval.
The EIC will ensure that authors understand the need to balance fast turnaround with thorough and accurate review and will work with them to achieve those objectives.
Bachelor’s Degree (English, Journalism, Communications or related field)
10 years of related communications experience, preferably in Media or Advertising
High personal/editorial standards
Previous editorial experience, especially in a decision-making capacity
Knowledge of Media/Advertising and/or FMCG space and those working in it
Keen understanding of effective content channels including: social, video, print, etc.
Energetic and committed
Excels in interpersonal communications/Effective in a matrixed environment
Effective and positive communicator
Strong leader, good sense of teamwork
Ability to work effectively with diverse viewpoints and approaches
Firm and prompt decision-maker
Explores and embraces innovative technologies
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry's only global view of retail performance measurement. By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance.
Nielsen, an S&P 500 company (NYSE: NLSN), has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90% of the world's population. Nielsen prides itself on being a place where employees can be themselves, make a difference, and grow their careers with the company. It has been named one of the “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by DiversityInc for three years running and was selected as one of the “Top 35 Companies for Leaders who want Flexibility” by FlexJobs. For more information visit www.nielsen.com.
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