Executive Office-VP, Editor in Chief

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-84356
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Executive Office
Region
Americas
Division
Executive Office
Business Unit
Global Marketing
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

About the Executive Office

 

The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ strategy and in supporting and enhancing the firm’s distinctive culture. Our goal is to provide our people, clients, shareholders and the broader public with information about the breadth of our global efforts, highlight our focus on delivering sustainable, long-term returns for our shareholders, and demonstrate our commitment to making an impact on the communities where we live and work and on society more broadly.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

About Global Marketing

 

Led by the firm’s first Chief Marketing Officer, the marketing function at Goldman Sachs is backed by momentum and a broad imperative to unify the discipline, helping to codify a business-critical function seen as core to the firm’s future growth. As such, Goldman Sachs is focused on building out a data-and-technology enabled team of growth marketers, delivering value for the brand and the business. The organization will consist of a number of key COE roles in areas such as Brand, Media, Content, and Marketing Strategy, as well as marketing leads for each of our revenue divisions. Together, this team will collaborate to build a unified, scalable, and consistent approach to marketing the brand and its offerings. Our mission is to be a demonstrable force multiplier for the businesses we serve

Within Global Marketing sits the Content group, which is charged with representing Goldman Sachs to the public. They do this by:

  • Driving the full lifecycle of content for the firm, including strategy and planning, publishing, distribution, analytics, measurement and technology
  • Developing improved governance to ensure content is built for purpose, and can be leveraged across our full array of audiences and channels
  • Incubating new content formats and products while seeking new ways to reach and engage different audiences
  • Collaborating with content creators and editors-in-chief across the firm, uniting our commitment to innovation and experimentation in one of our greatest assets, our thought leadership and insights

Role Summary:

 

The Editor in Chief will play a key role in creating modern, best-in-class content across the firm, reinforcing the Goldman Sachs brand, its reputation and authority with key audiences and the general public. As a leader within the Global Marketing organization, they will work across divisions to build thought leadership and drive commercial growth. This is a highly-visible role that requires vision, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a proven track record of stellar performance within a competitive media organization or global, blue-chip brand. They will report to the Managing Director, Global Head of Content.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Build and implement a firm-wide content marketing strategy: Develop a modern, best-in-class approach to content marketing that accelerates Goldman Sachs’ thought leadership and commercial growth with institutions, investors, and consumers
  • Oversee the full lifecycle of content marketing, from strategy and planning to publishing, distribution, analytics, measurement, and optimization
  • Work closely with divisional marketing leads and COE colleagues to produce high-quality content across the firm, including flagship/master-brand content that reinforces Goldman Sachs’ reputation among clients, Goldman Sachs leaders, and notable public figures  
  • Align with internal stakeholders on firm-wide themes and areas of expertise to reinforce Goldman Sachs as a destination and authority on relevant topics
  • Create a culture of excellence, elevating our content production standards and experimenting with new product and distribution platforms that allow us to most effectively impact and influence our target audiences
  • Establish a culture of performance, integrating measurement into editorial decision-making to tie our content creation to commercial outcomes

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15+ years of experience in media, content, or communications
  • Management experience leading a newsroom or matrixed content team at a competitive brand
  • Superior writing and editing skills, with an expertise or deep understanding of finance and critical issues impacting global markets
  • Experience with content distribution, optimization, and measurement
  • A revenue-facing sensibility with the ability to connect content and commercial outcomes
  • Inspiring leadership who can both manage and inspire a team
  • Lifelong learner comfortable with a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; comfort working with senior leadership across a dynamic, global organization
  • Detail-oriented problem-solver who is able to employ sound judgement, critical thinking and swift decision making with minimal supervision

 

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firm-wide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html.

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