Commercial Director Germany – Brussels based

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05 May 2017

EurActiv is the leading EU policy media present in 12 EU capitals, publishes free EU news and facilitates EU policy debates for policy professionals in 12 languages. With 2.3 million page views and 783.986 unique visitors per month, EurActiv is the leading online media on EU affairs. The media gathers approx. 100 people including franchise partners and has four main sources of income: Sponsorship, Communication Package Memberships, Advertising and Public contracts.

We are now seeking a

Commercial Director Germany – Brussels based

to expand the company’s commercial activities.

The position will be based in Brussels with travel to Germany.


  • In charge of driving and developing commercial activities and this mainly in terms of revenues from private sector clients.
  • You will apply your knowledge and experience in business development and ideally public affairs (on an EU level) in order to satisfy and retain existing clients, and to develop strong business proposals that attract new clients.
  • Oversee implementation of EURACTIV commercial products – editorial/video/infographics/events
  • Develop strategic thinking
  • Develop innovative marketing strategies.

Profile :

  • German native, excellent English
  • Proven commercial track record of business development successes
  • Sales-driven and motivated by challenging targets and own results
  • At least 10 years of experience in selling to/serving corporate clients, advertising agencies, communication consultancies, trade associations
  • Strong organisational skills, with structured approach to prosperity
  • Hands-on approach, entrepreneurial, team-player
  • Outgoing personality and excellent networker, willing to attend networking events frequently outside office hours
  • Strong understanding of EU policy making process and stakeholders
  • Tech-savvy (internet, mobile, social media)
  • Interested in working as an independent contractor

Contact: For confidential enquiries please contact Minna-Marie Rosti, HR Manager on 02 226 5822 directly and/or send CV and motivation letter to The position is open until 5 May 2017. Applications welcome immediately.


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