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Reference: 66525

Date Added: 21 June 2018
Closing Date: 20 August 2018

Job Title: Business Development Associate, PoliticoPro (Full time)

Working For: Politico

Location: London

Salary: Full time / Compensation linked to experience

Job Details

We are looking for entrepreneurial sales people to join our pioneering and growing media company. POLITICO EU is seeking Business Development Associates to join the POLITICO London team. As a BDA, you will be an integral part of the New Business team that will identify, research, and contact stakeholder groups for POLITICO’s subscription, advertising and events offerings.

The BDA role is ideal for goal-oriented candidates looking to develop valuable sales experience. The position requires a highly organized and resilient individual who has excellent attention detail. The individual must be an excellent communicator who is adaptable and used to working within a fast-paced environment. It is essential that this person is able to use their own initiative while being a team player. A keen understanding of public affairs, government affairs, and communications is helpful.

What You’ll Do:

· Identify and contact prospective clients using both in-bound leads and prospecting strategies, including cold-calling

· Schedule quality visits with top-tier contacts through consistent and creative outreach

· Research potential clients to build a robust pipeline of prospects & identify key information to prepare Sales Executives for sales appointments

· Coordinate meeting logistics and prepare marketing materials

· Assist Sales Executives throughout the evaluation process to ensure prospective clients receive the highest quality service and have an optimal experience

Provide client analysis & leads reports

· Assist the Senior Director with UK events coordinated by the business development team

What You’ll Need:

Required qualifications:

· 1-2 years professional experience (including internship/externship roles)

· A university degree

· Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and strong client service ethic

· Written and verbal fluency in English

Preferred qualifications:

· Fluency in any other European language

· Highly organised

· Performs well under pressure

· Able to prioritise and recognise business critical matters

· Ability to multi task

· Flexible and adaptable working style

Closing Date: 20 August 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and your CV in English to following address: recruitment@politico.eu  with the subject line: Business Development Associate, POLITICO Pro

Website: http://www.politico.eu

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