ABOUT UBM:

UBM organizes over 300 market-leading B2B events every year. At our events we create the environments which allow business to flourish. Our knowledge of the communities we serve, our ability to attract the right people and our skill at curating the physical space and creating memorable experiences bring thousands of like-minded people together. It is this shared experience and the opportunities to make human connections which allow businesses to grow.

Our events serve a tremendous variety of different industry sectors from furniture to fashion to pharma. In total we serve over 50 different communities.

There are over 3,750 people working at UBM. We operate in more than 20 countries. This global footprint allows us to help businesses to trade both domestically and internationally.

JOB SUMMARY:

This editor position at InformationWeek, which serves the community of information technology leaders in large enterprises, will be responsible for covering topics including cloud computing, DevOps and emerging technologies through news analysis articles that put into perspective developments in those areas for IT leaders who are charged with implementing the key technologies for their enterprise organizations. The editor also will serve as a subject expert in assisting with the planning of UBM/Informa's annual Interop conference. This role could be based in UBM's New York or San Francisco offices or remote.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the in-house subject matter expert, content lead, and audience/attendee champion for the cloud computing and DevOps markets, coordinating reporting/writing efforts with editorial managers.

  • Report on cloud computing and DevOps related sectors an average of 3-4 times per week in order to build and engage this target event audience year-round

  • Utilize tools such as social media platforms to engage IT leaders and industry experts to further the InformationWeek brand and personal standing in the community, and to promote InformationWeek content.

  • Work directly with the conference producers to help influence the direction of live content related to UBM and Informa's industry events, primarily Interop. Write pre-show coverage about event highlights and speakers to help raise awareness and promote the event.

  • Attend and report on key industry events, including periodic local conferences and media presentations and, on approximately a quarterly basis, travel to national industry events.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned, including planning/writing for e-newsletters and e-books.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Journalism, English, or a related field

  • 3+ years of related editorial experience. Plus if this is in the information technology sector

  • Proven ability to perform assigned tasks successfully and on deadline in a fast-paced environment

  • Superlative organizational and multitasking skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment with a variety of departments and individuals

  • Willingness to travel to UBM's annual Interop event, as well as additional UBM/Informa and non-UBM industry events

  • Demonstrated expertise or working knowledge/experience covering emerging information technologies and/or markets

Why work for UBM?

As an employee of UBM you will have access to a positive company culture, a flexible and professional environment, UBM Employee Benefits and a commitment from us that we will invest in developing your talent.

UBM is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based on each person's skills, abilities and performance. We provide equal opportunity in employment to qualified individuals regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender identity, gender re-assignment, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. This commitment extends to all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline and discharge. Any form of discrimination is in violation of this policy and will not be tolerated by the Company.

We invite you to be part of an organization that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and to being a responsible, sustainable business

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Job Location New York, New York, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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