Young & Rubicam Global Content Manager in New York, New York


This is an exciting and high-profile opportunity to support our Global CEO and leadership team.

Responsible for authoring societal and cultural insights, points of view, white papers, industry and global trends, issues that affect us and our clients in the form of written and visual deliverables. This role works alongside the Global CEO and Y&R senior leadership to deliver fact-based analysis and insights on essential and timely company and industry issues.


  • Lead creation of compelling research, written and visual content on behalf of Global CEO to be presented at clients, conferences, WPP, nonprofit organizations, media partners and more

  • Manage speaking opportunities: Work with Chief of Staff and Comms team to identify opportunities, review speaking invites and make recommendations for CEO/Y&R participation

  • Manage full research process collaborating with client teams/strategy/WPP/Tech Partners to access most recent research and thinking across industry

  • Formulate actionable insights and recommendations based on quantitative data and qualitative input by consolidating all input

  • Create presentation/deliverable and manage full design process with an eye on maintaining and evolving the Y&R and CEO brand

  • Own the ongoing research needs for blogs, podcasts, articles, interviews and events for Global CEO and Y&R leadership

  • Understand, gather, identify research, market analysis, content, case studies, current technology announcements and stories, and Y&R proprietary research to build into CEO's ongoing commentary on the industry

  • Same as above but deliver for Y&R Comms team (content for Y&R Social Channels)

  • Partner with Y&R executives and deliver relevant research and insights to support their speaking and writing opportunities

  • Possibility to own Y&R conferences — identifying external speakers/formulating themes/creating agenda/owning content for internal presentations.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with academic focus in strategic communications

  • 1-3+ years related post-graduate experience

  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple projects

  • Confidence and capability to work closely with executive leadership

  • Passionate, curious and closely tuned in to how technology and innovation are evolving and their impact on communications and marketing

  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial, Strategic Critical Thinker

  • Very strong researcher and master at presentation skills

  • Disciplined to work alone and also to collaborate with others

We embrace diversity at Y&R. In fact, we celebrate it. We have different backgrounds. Passports. Genders. Orientations. Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience. We’ve come back from serving our country. We’re returning after starting our families.

We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world. Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R. And we Resist the Usual.

Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Requisition ID 2017-3850

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Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category PR/Communications