Business Development Associate - Politico


Business Development Associate


Company Description:

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 and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

We are currently growing our sales team in Brussels with the recent launch of the European edition of POLITICO.

Business Development Associate, POLITICO Pro

POLITICO (Brussels)

Job type: Full-time

POLITICO Pro has brought to Europe the same brand of high-impact and high-velocity policy reporting that made POLITICO a must read in the United States. POLITICO Pro provides specialized coverage of multiple policy areas including technology, health care, energy and environment, finance, trade and competition, agriculture and transportation. We are looking for entrepreneurial sales people to join our pioneering and growing media company.

POLITICO is seeking Business Development Associates to help identify and contact future POLITICO Pro subscribers. The Business Development Associate role is ideal for goal-oriented candidates looking to develop valuable sales experience within a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will identify and contact prospective clients using both inbound leads and prospecting strategies; schedule quality visits with top-tier contacts through consistent and creative outreach; research potential clients and identify key information to prepare Sales Executives for sales appointments, and; coordinate meeting logistics and prepare marketing materials. Business Development Associates also will assist Sales Executives throughout the evaluation process to assure prospective clients receive the highest quality service and have an optimal experience.

Preferred candidates will have 1-3 years of professional experience. Excellent communication skills and a strong client service ethic are required. Written and verbal fluency in English and any other European language is required.

A university degree is required.

Equal Opportunity

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