Client Solutions

Content Team Lead - Research and Content

Experience Level: Junior

GLG Events provides unique, market-moving insights and perspectives on current events and market trends by leveraging the voices of the world’s leading professionals. We create thousands of live engagements every year - from roundtables and teleconferences to custom workshops and focus groups.

 

The Content Growth Team (CGT) in Gurugram is a strategically important team with a mandate to build the GLG Library, by adding high quality transcripts of interviews with key opinion leaders in various sectors. These interviews are targeted at financial investors in Public & Private Equity, and Credit.

 

We are seeking a Content Lead (CL) to lead an investment strategy segment on the CGT. This role requires people management as well as individual contribution. The Content Lead will curate, design, and conduct interviews with experts created to engage investors who follow market trends. The CL will also manage a group of individuals and their output by providing the necessary guidance and direction to event programming..

 

This role will require passion for following financial markets; an ability to research and identify relevant market trends; a comfort with developing relationships with C-level executives, subject matter experts, and internal partners; and the ability to discern which experts are best to address a specific theme or topic. The Content Lead will be responsible for growing GLG’s Library Exclusive Content by generating high-quality interviews with experts that effectively elicit market insights across a wide variety of perspectives.

 

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Contribute to editorial development and content strategy
  • Identify and research market trends
  • Demonstrate sound editorial judgement, including selecting event topics and speakers for conversations that clients find relevant, compelling, and valuable
  • Execute GLG’s user-focused event strategy, building our portfolio of exclusive Library content and ensuring all content meets GLG’s high quality and compliance standards
  • Interview former executives, regulators, and subject matter experts/consultants in a variety of settings (phone, Zoom, email, etc.)
  • Manage content curation through all phases of production, including Library systems management
  • Establish and oversee a framework to assess and consistently execute product quality, closely tied to our value proposition
  • Report to and partner with India content head to ensure close coordination on strategy and maintain standards of excellence on output
  • Managing workload, project and timeline management, quality checks, providing feedback and overall career development for Associates, Senior Associates and Content Managers

 

An ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • At least 8 years of related experience in financial services research, financial journalism or content development. We are also open to relevant industry experience (i.e. corporate experience in Technology, Healthcare, Energy, etc.)
  • At least 2 years of prior experience managing a high performance team up to 6 team members
  • Ability to work across one of our two programs – EMEA (10:30AM-7:30PM IST) or Americas (1:00-10:00PM IST).
  • The ability to develop a strong editorial point of view based on experience with how investors work and think
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills including copy-editing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to hold hour-long, detailed, dynamic conversations with leading industry experts, while remaining calm, assertive and polite and asking thoughtful follow-up questions
  • Positive attitude and being a team player are key; also the ability to operate effectively in a newly-created team and with a ‘startup’ mindset
  • Be self motivated while nurturing mutual success and camaraderie, resulting in a high performing team, while leading from the front when it comes to producing high quality content
  • Must be able to collaborate across regional teams, be effective in a remote working environment, and be adaptable
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and geographies, exert influence and work within an organization
  • Possess an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit
  • Ability to manage a large volume of content projects
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.