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Reference: 86295

Date Added: 14 October 2022
Closing Date: 3 November 2022

Job Title: Business Development Executives

Working For: Politico UK

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

POLITICO Pro's UK sales team is looking for 2 experienced, talented and smart candidates who work proactively to achieve business objectives while maintaining a culture of collaboration, development and achievement. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a growing team in London and beyond.

These are full-time, hybrid positions located in London and involve some travel.

Sales Executive:
• Conduct demos and sales pitches to experienced policy professionals and executives across the UK 
• Perform in-depth needs analyses and develop strategies for effective sales pitches and campaigns
• Customize marketing presentations and proposals to meet client needs
• Mentor business development associate to analyze the market, identify prospective clients, build a pipeline and support the entire sales cycle
• Analyze and channel market feedback 
• Represent POLITICO at member briefings, network events and industry conferences

Account Executive:
• Manage account set ups for new POLITICO Pro subscribers
• Collaborate with the Customer Success Team for the onboarding of renewed and new subscribers
• Develop and execute customized account service plans to maximize subscriber value
• Develop opportunities for upsell and secure renewals
• Solicit feedback on content and delivery of services, and channel market feedback to improve upon Pro service offerings/user experience
• Represent POLITICO at member briefings, network events and industry conferences

• At least 3-5 years of professional experience, including B2B sales
• A university degree, or equivalent through work experience
• Experience with the UK market - managing client relationships and maintaining a robust pipeline
• Understanding of current political and policy issues
• Entrepreneurial mind set, outgoing nature, flexible working style and strong client service ethic
• Proven ability to meet or exceed high sales targets

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 London, Brussels, Paris, Washington, D.C., New York, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Closing Date: 3 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We are actively reviewing all candidates and there is a rolling interview process. For best chances, please apply as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please apply via this link for the Sales Executive position: https://jobs.mpleo.net/en/politico/00249 

Please apply via this link for the Account Executive position: https://jobs.mpleo.net/en/politico/00214  

We kindly ask you to attach both your CV and cover letter on your application.

Applicants will need to possess the right to work in the UK.

Website: www.politico.eu

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