Business Development Manager, Consumer & Retail

Arlington, VA
As POLITICO’s Business Development team grows, we have re-envisioned the way an Advertising Sales team engages with clients and agencies. We embrace individuals from immensely diverse professional and personal backgrounds in an ongoing effort to create a comprehensive and collaborative team that is driven to support not only our clients but one another.

What You'll Do...
  • Maintain and grow existing client and agency relationships
  • Respond to RFPs with creative solutions
  • Execute campaigns and analyze performance with the assistance of your dedicated Account Manager
  • Continue to embody the successful brand presence of POLITICO in the market

What We're Looking For...
  • Knowledge of advertising market: individual who understands the dynamic and complex advertising market trends, including programmatic, behavioral advertising and direct response
  • Creativity: individual who wants to think outside of turnkey solutions for clients and is willing to dig deep into their initiatives and KPIs to create campaigns that will move the needle
  • Initiative: individual who has a desire to grow within their role and not only take on but create new opportunities
  • Collaboration: individual with the ability to collaborate across departments and work closely with POLITICO’s marketing and product development team to balance the company’s editorial integrity with client goals


What You'll Need...
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Years of experience you are looking for: 1-2 years sales experience, or 2-3 years media planning experience
  • Communication Skills: excellent oral and written communication skills to be used in presentations and written memos
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite, especially PowerPoint to be used in presentations and written memos
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