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Regional Executive Editor, APAC Deloitte Insights

Date:  03-Jun-2022
Service Line / Portfolios:  Clients & Industries

Singapore, Singapore, SG

Job title: Regional Executive Editor, APAC, Deloitte Insights

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premiere thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture? 

Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.


Work you’ll do:
Deloitte Insights (DI) is Deloitte’s global publishing imprint for business research and insights. It publishes 300-plus thought leadership pieces annually across formats including print, online, interactive, infographics, podcasts, and videos intended to inform Deloitte clients and prospective clients on business issues across functions, industries/sectors, and geographies. The global DI team within Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) is responsible for driving the most strategic thought leadership within the Deloitte member firm network targeting global C-suite and board-level executives. 

As APAC’s regional executive editor for Deloitte Insights, you’ll work with DI’s leadership team, as well as thought leaders and research professionals, editors, production and deployment professionals, and more to strategize, develop, and orchestrate both thought leadership projects aligned with Deloitte’s global signature issues and research and insights targeted specifically at APAC-based audiences that will be distributed through local channels. Your responsibilities will include:


•    Managing the regional APAC insights editorial team including regional research, editorial, marketing/audience development strategy and operations. 
•    Leading regional stakeholder management with senior executives, partners, and directors across all regional member firms and ensuring alignment to global strategic and business priorities. 
•    Leading the regional content strategy and its alignment with Deloitte’s global content strategy: leading the regional thought leadership portfolio management process, overseeing APAC’s content pipeline to manage the aggregation and coordination of APAC’s content plans and projects and identifying thought leadership content to elevate to global DI channels
•    Leading the coordination of APAC authors’ contributions to global signature issue content: collaborating with DI publishing team leadership and Deloitte’s global Center for Integrated Research on global signature issue content strategy in APAC.
•    Partnering with APAC-based thought leaders, research professionals, and their marketers to develop and refine thought leadership content plans and projects for Deloitte’s global signature issues.
•    Represent the APAC region on the “Global Signature Issue Leadership Group” and serve as the primary editorial liaison to APAC-based content creators and other business stakeholders globally.
•    Developing and managing a team of internal and external resources to ensure quality control and appeal of pieces authored by internal subject matter experts
•    Acting as a champion of Deloitte’s channel strategy: helping to educate APAC-based content creators on which types of content would best fit each of Deloitte’s owned publishing channels, and promoting the use of our global thought leadership registry for thought leadership content planning and management
•    Coaching Deloitte content creators in APAC on language usage, writing style, storytelling effectiveness, and Deloitte Insights’ production processes


Our DI publishing team comprises of editors and researchers plus production, audience development, and digital operations professionals located around the world. The regional executive editor will report to the regional APAC Clients & Industry Leader and the DI global leader.  


What you’ll be part of—our Deloitte Global culture:
At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. 


In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.  


Who you’ll work with:
Global Clients and Industries provides expertise and knowledge around industries, clients, and markets to win new engagements, retain clients, and increase market share. Using industry insight, a multidisciplinary approach, and cross-border collaboration, we support lead client service professionals and their teams around the world. In APAC, you’ll work with research professionals, regional thought leaders, and business leaders to identify and develop thought leadership projects suitable for Deloitte Insights publication.



•    Minimum 15 years of experience in publishing and editorial management
•    Bachelor’s degree (preferably in journalism, English, communications, or similar)
•    Excellent team management skills and proven experience with building and nurturing a world class editorial and research team
•    Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, including the confidence to interact with and influence personnel at all levels, as well as listening skills, responsiveness, flexibility, initiative, decision-making, conflict resolution, and tact
•    Excellent understanding of the unique needs of readers in the APAC region
•    Expert understanding of publishing best practices, content strategy, and channel strategy 
•    Excellent writing, editing, storytelling, and oral communication skills; proven ability to translate complex concepts into easily digestible terms; experience with multimedia content
•    Outside-in orientation, considering all content projects from the perspective of the target audience and their needs/interests
•    Exceptional knowledge of English grammar (US) and AP style, and the ability to explain edits to authors 
•    Strong strategy development and operations leadership in understanding of the publishing production process 
•    Excellent attention to detail, laser focus on quality, and ability to consider the big picture
•    Ability to work independently, as well as with a larger, multifunctional team
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, content management systems, and workflow and collaboration tools such as Workfront, Microsoft Teams, etc.; knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint 


•    Experience in a publishing/media house 
•    Experience with corporate thought leadership and global, cross-industry content
•    Experience working remotely with a global team


How you’ll grow:
At Deloitte, we’ve invested a great deal to create a rich environment in which our professionals can grow. We want all our people to develop in their own way, playing to their own strengths as they hone their leadership skills. And, as a part of our efforts, we provide our professionals with a variety of learning and networking opportunities—including exposure to leaders, sponsors, coaches, and challenging assignments—to help accelerate their careers along the way. No two people learn in exactly the same way. So, we provide a range of resources including live classrooms, team-based learning, and eLearning. DU: The Leadership Center in India, our state-of-the-art, world-class learning Center in the Hyderabad offices is an extension of the Deloitte University (DU) in Westlake, Texas, and represents a tangible symbol of our commitment to our people’s growth and development. Explore DU: The Leadership Center in India.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Corporate citizenship:
Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.


Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Requisition ID:  46405

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