Politico’s new European initiative has set a brisk pace. Its goals are lofty: to become an embodiment of Europe’s body politic and source of motivation for it.
But it faces an important obstacle – who will it reach? And, if so, how will it generate revenue?
It serves as an indispensable online, mobile, print and broadcast destination for some of the most influential people worldwide.
Based in Brussels, the European edition covers politics, policy and personalities across Europe while providing critical insights from international power hubs across the continent. With reporting assets situated in key capitals, this publication is truly at the forefront of connecting Europe’s biggest influencers.
As a Sales Manager, your duties include collecting money and supporting advertising and events. You’ll collaborate with other departments such as marketing to ensure the correct amount of income is generated and results are achieved.
Account executives are responsible for creating and nurturing partnerships with clients, ensuring that both the company and client needs are met. This involves cultivating relationships, brokering deals and closing sales.
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Business Development Manager
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POLITICO’s first year in Brussels has been a successful one, with its specialist coverage now encompassing technology, financial services, health and energy. According to Nicola Kaminski – their Brussels reporter – the company has brought an entirely new reporting style to the EU capital that was never before seen before.
For this role, you’ll need a proven record of winning new business and an in-depth knowledge of your sector. Employers typically look for self-motivation and discipline when it comes to work.
As the Marketing Manager at POLITICO, you are accountable for overseeing their marketing department and budget. Additionally, you collaborate with sales, public relations and production departments to develop and execute strategic marketing plans that increase brand awareness and profitability.
Marketing managers need to be adept at long-term planning and goal setting. This is particularly crucial, as marketing can be highly competitive, and you may need to adjust your strategy if results fall short of expected targets.
Marketing Managers require in-depth understanding of marketing strategies and how to identify new business leads. Furthermore, they should have the capacity to analyze market trends and generate forecasts.
As a Marketing Manager at Politico Europe’s Brussels office, you will join an established publishing group in Germany – Axel Springer – that has seen remarkable success since their arrival in Europe five years ago. With this growth comes from within their joint venture with Politico’s European counterpart.
Are you a creative individual with great writing skills and an affinity for connecting people? A career as a Communications Manager could be ideal for you. In this role, you’ll be responsible for spreading awareness about a company’s mission and products.
You will collaborate closely with management and senior teams to identify press opportunities and create content that can be distributed via websites, newsletters, social media and other distribution channels. It is also your responsibility to guarantee messaging aligns with key business strategies.
As part of your role, you’ll be responsible for internal communication, employee advocacy efforts and engagement activities. To be successful in this role, it is necessary to possess excellent planning and organizational abilities as well as a comprehensive understanding of employee relations within an organization.
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