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Senior Advertising & Strategic Partnerships Manager or Account Director

  • POLITICO
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • POLITICO
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

POLITICO is looking for an entrepreneurial, results-oriented salesperson to join our dynamic and growing Advertising Sales team based in Brussels. POLITICO is a pioneering and growing media company that covers the politics, policy, and personalities of global political influencers.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Advertising & Strategic Partnerships Manager or Account Director position is a sales position with the primary objective of overseeing assigned account relationships and responsibilities headquartered in Europe.

We seek an experienced, self-starter who works proactively to achieve business objectives while maintaining a culture of collaboration, development, and achievement.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of account handling, a confident communicator both internally and externally to clients and agencies, and a thorough understanding of public affairs and corporate communications.

This is a critical role for the European team, you will be part of a dynamic team tasked with expanding the European market while working within a global sales team.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Have worked in a sales role for an international media brand;

  • Be a seasoned sales professional with experience working with multinational organizations on paid media campaigns globally;

  • Have experience in key account management, working with clients on a day-to-day basis to understand their business challenges;

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the client's business and lead strategic advice across teams;

  • Be a collaborator, open to working with teams across departments and geographies to deliver the best possible solution to meet client needs;

  • Have a network of contacts across brands and media agencies in Europe, developing those relationships to help achieve POLITICO's commercial objectives;

  • Keep updated on competitive trends within assigned industries;

  • Scan the market and develop strategies to acquire new accounts;

  • Drive innovation and fresh thinking;

  • Build and maintain a strong pipeline of opportunities to achieve sales results;

  • Conceptualize, prepare, and deliver sales presentations;

  • Embody the successful brand presence of POLITICO in the market, represent POLITICO at member briefings, network events and industry conferences;

  • Thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.


WE VALUE OUR PEOPLE:

Our benefits package is built for you, and includes

  • Hybrid work: Whether you love company and enjoy collaborating with colleagues in person or want some time alone at home to get some deep work done;

  • Work from abroad days: Fancy a workday from atop a mountain resort, or want to work from your parent’s dining room table around the holidays? POLITICO offers the opportunity to work from abroad for a limited period each year;

  • Health and Wellness: Across the different cities where we have offices, we offer various initiatives that contribute to your well-being;

  • Transportation: Say goodbye to traffic jams and hello to smooth commutes. POLITICO partially covers public transportation costs;

  • Personal and Professional Growth: From dedicated trainings to regular career chats, with our Grow@POLITICO program, we put your professional development and growth first.


ABOUT POLITICO:

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, Paris, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND FURTHER DETAILS:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and motivation letter in English outlining why you’re right for this role.

Questions? Contact recruitment@politico.eu. Please apply, however, via the Apply Now button.

  • Employment level: Full-time;

  • Type of role: Manager.

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