Manager (B2B Partnership Development)

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06 May 2024


Euractiv is an independent pan-European media network specialising in EU policies. Our primary goal is to foster policy debates among EU stakeholders, including governments, businesses, and civil society groups. We provide comprehensive coverage of policy processes leading up to decisions, presenting the issues in a neutral manner without taking sides.

Euractiv is part of Mediahuis, a publishing company with assets in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany. Mediahuis publishes across a wide range of formats – from newspapers and magazines to television, radio and online media. More about Mediahuis and Euractiv here.

What are the benefits of working at Euractiv?

You will be working in a vibrant international media office, in a multicultural team, full of talented colleagues you can learn from. You will be in the middle of EU affairs, both physically (our office is in the EU quarter) and through your work. You will be able to bring your contribution to one of the most respected EU affairs media in Europe and bring our news, multimedia content and newsletters in front of Euractiv’s influential readers.

We are currently seeking a Manager to join our Partnerships Team in Brussels on a full-time basis to support expanding the company’s B2B business activities. You will apply your knowledge and experience in EU Affairs to establish strong business relationships and to maintain existing ones. The Manager will offer strategic policy communication ideas and solutions with Euractiv services, negotiate deals, and meet budget targets.

Main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Closely monitoring and understanding EU’s policy priorities and stakeholder dynamics
  • Proactively searching, identifying and prospecting new business partners within the EU Affairs market
  • Setting up and running meetings with potential partners
  • Giving presentations and drafting proposals with strategic communications ideas and actions by using Euractiv’s media solutions with an aim to close partnership deals
  • Managing satisfying relations with existing clients
  • Working closely and in cooperation with other Euractiv departments - Editorial, Community, Events, Multimedia
  • Monitoring results according to budget

Job requirements / profile:

  • Strong understanding of EU Affairs market and its players (corporations, institutions, think tanks, foundations and NGOs)
  • At least 3 years of experience with a proven track record of partnership development/fundraising for public affairs/communication consultancies, NGOs, start-ups, corporate clients, trade associations or advertising agencies
  • A University degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Purpose-driven and motivated by challenging targets and results
  • Self discipline with strong organisational skills with strategic thinking
  • Excellent social, communication, networking skills and team spirit, with a hands-on and solutions-driven work mentality
  • Willingness to to learn about media industry and media business
  • Tech-savvy (internet, mobile, social media)

What we offer:

This is a full-time employment contract under Belgian law (“contrat à durée indéterminée”), with salary and responsibilities commensurate to the candidate’s level of experience.

Additionally we’re offering the following benefits:

  • meal vouchers amounting to 8 EUR/worked day;
  • reimbursement of public transport in Belgium;
  • 250 EUR/year eco-vouchers;
  • hospitalisation insurance coverage;
  • group pension insurance;
  • good balance between remote working and engaging physically with colleagues;
  • a broad range of training and development (as part of the HR Academy of Mediahuis group and external training opportunities).

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Please use “Manager (B2B Partnership Development)” as the subject of your email. 

Applications welcomed immediately!

For confidential enquiries please contact Ms Goksen CALISKAN, EU Advocacy Director: (


 We are committed both to promoting equality and diversity within the organization and to Equal Opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are made entirely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if you do not fit all the criteria.

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