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Business Development Director

Publication or Company 
Industry  Sales/Advertising Sales
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Arlington, VA
Job Requirements 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 Are Looking For…
• Knowledge of DC advertising market: individual who understands the dynamic and complex advocacy space
• 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
• 3-5 Years of experience in sales, digital advertising or marketing
• 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

To apply:
Send a résumé, cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience and contact information for three references to employment@politico.com with this in the subject line: Account Executive, POLITICO
About Our Company Description:
POLITICO seeks an experienced Business Development Director with a passion for storytelling to join our dynamic and growing Advertising Sales team. Responsible for developing long term strategies and partnerships with advertising clients and prospects, the Director must be entrepreneurial in spirit with the ability to craft insightful solutions as we problem solve for our clients.

Why Join Us…
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.