Business Development Associate - Politico Pro (BUS0006)


Organization Description

POLITICO Pro was launched in February 2011 to provide ahead-of-the-curve reporting similar to the high-impact, high-velocity brand of journalism that made POLITICO Washington’s ultimate must read. Pro currently provides coverage of multiple policy areas including: finance, energy, health care, technology, and transportation, and recently announced the addition of education, agriculture, and trade coverage to meet subscriber demand.

What differentiates POLITICO from other organizations is not only the quality of editorial content, but the caliber of people that it employs.  POLITICO Pro seeks talented and smart candidates that work proactively to achieve business objectives while maintaining our culture of collaboration and development.

Location - Washington, D.C. 

Job Description

POLITICO is seeking Business Development Associates (BDA) to help identify and contact future Pro subscribers.  The BDA role is ideal for goal-oriented candidates looking to develop valuable sales experience within a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will:

  • Identify and contact prospective clients using both in-bound leads and prospecting strategies
  • Schedule quality visits with top-tier contacts through consistent and creative outreach
  • Research potential clients and identify key information to prepare Account Executives for sales appointments
  • Coordinate meeting logistics and prepare marketing materials
  • Assist Account Executives throughout the evaluation process to assure prospective clients receive the highest quality service and have an optimal experience

Job Requirements

  • 1 year of professional experience, including internship and externship roles
  • B.A./B.S. required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong client service ethic

How 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: BUS0006.

Deadline - Open Until Filled. 

POLITICO, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veterans status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.