Exclusive media partner: The New York Times


Receive regular updates about forthcoming events and other news from Intelligence Squared


You have been added to our mailing list and will now be among the first to hear about events.


Intelligence Squared has established itself as a leading forum for live, agenda-setting debates, talks and discussions in London and around the world. Founded in London in 2002, we also operate in New York, Sydney and Hong Kong. Our events reach millions of people globally through live-streaming, YouTube, television broadcasts on BBC World News and our weekly podcast.

Past speakers include President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Fry, Patti Smith, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Eric Schmidt, Martin Amis, Sean Penn, Steven Pinker, Mary Beard, Richard Dawkins, Michael Chabon, Germaine Greer, Christopher Hitchens, Grayson Perry, Jaron Lanier, Rob Lowe, P.J. O’Rourke, Zaha Hadid, Naomi Wolf, Dominic West, Salman Rushdie, Jeffrey Sachs, Gore Vidal and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

In addition to our public programme we also collaborate with a number of partners on bespoke events. These have included Google, Selfridges, Save the Children, Shell, Saatchi Gallery, OECD and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Please get in touch at careers@intelligencesquared.com.

Full-Time Opportunities (1)

Social media and design lead

Deadline: 11th February at 11.59pm GMT

Would you jump at the chance to bring your digital marketing expertise to a new role with events media company Intelligence Squared? Don’t miss the exciting role below…

Intelligence Squared, the leading live events and media company, hosts live debates and events, produces podcasts and video content and provides events and audio solutions for businesses. The company has established itself as the leading forum for live, agenda-setting debates, talks and discussions around the world. Its aim is to promote a global conversation that enables people to make informed decisions about the issues that matter, in the company of the world’s greatest minds and orators.

Intelligence Squared is looking for a Social Media and Design Lead with a strong background in supporting marketing campaigns. The company is growing and needs someone with a track record of developing social media and digital marketing campaigns to promote brand awareness, sales, subscriptions and content engagement.

The successful candidate will oversee social media management, asset design and support our marketing objectives. They will be well experienced using design programmes and content management systems as well as analytics tools. They will quickly become a central person at the company – working across our growing sectors.


  • Creating social media content based on:
    • Upcoming Intelligence Squared events
    • Archival Intelligence Squared events
    • Promoting new episodes of the Intelligence Squared podcast
  • Managing and scheduling regular content output across Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Leading on design for all digital content across the company
  • Supporting the design of presentations, client pitches and other commercial creative assets
  • Overseeing analytics platforms and work with the editorial team to find opportunities to attract audiences
  • Measuring, reporting and analysing performance of all marketing campaigns and use these insights to drive future marketing plans

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • 2-3 years of experience working in digital marketing
  • Strong design skills and experience
  • Proven track record of successful marketing campaigns
  • Aware of new and emerging trends on social media and digital marketing
  • Highly creative and proficient in Canva, Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro
  • Passionate about the mission and content produced by Intelligence Squared


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to careers@intelligencesquared.com.