Help create rich, engaging content for our thriving new Events Business

CB Insights is looking for an editor to define the topics, speakers and conversations that will get people in industry excited for our events and talking about them afterwards. You will work with our industry leading research team to create unique, insightful, and hard-hitting conferences and events where content sits at the epicenter of the event.

We are scaling our events business significantly, making this an opportunity to join a fast-growing business within an even faster-growing software company. You will have complete editorial oversight of our world-class summits, peer-to-peer networking groups and invitation-only gatherings. This includes defining what topics to cover, who to feature on-stage, how to attract the world’s best speakers to discuss those topics and unique ways to bring the best out of those world-class speakers. You'll also envision new multi-channel ways to package and distribute the content that emanates from our live gatherings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research trending topics across industries ranging from digital health to financial services to retail
  • Work with the content team to create custom content for and around events
  • Help identify and prepare moderators with questions that are thought-provoking
  • Keep tabs on trending sectors and areas of interest to help shape expansion into new conference areas
  • Identify the world’s foremost speakers and develop a strategy/communication plan to get them at the event
  • Own communication and outreach to thought leaders and attending speakers

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years working in content strategy, research, event marketing or journalism
  • Phenomenal written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to convince high-profile speakers to participate in an event
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and to work under tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented and extremely organized
  • Ability to engage in long and short-term planning
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty or pitch in across the event
  • Ability to travel (10%)

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend
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