Sales Executive

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22 Nov 2019

EURACTIV is the media network for Europe. We speak your language, publishing online news free of charge and facilitating EU debates for policy professionals across Europe. With 2,4 million page views and 1.1 million unique visitors per month, EURACTIV is a leader among online media specialised in EU policy. Together with its media partners, EURACTIV reaches millions of users across Europe and beyond. EURACTIV also offers a wide variety of services in order to support EU stakeholders in their communication strategy and their reputation building. 

In order to expand the company’s business activities, we’re looking for a Sales Executive to join our EU Affairs Team in Brussels on a full-time basis.

What you will do

As a Sales Executive, you will be responsible for the acquisition of new and farming existing key accounts. With the support and supervision of our Public Affairs Director, and with the overall goal of generating new business, you will be in charge of:

  • Building, developing, and managing your own sales pipeline (research and prospecting, negotiating, closing strategic client relations)
  • Managing the implementation of partnerships with your own client portfolio
  • Fostering client trust and ensuring renewal of partnerships and contracts

About you

  • You have a BSc degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or another relevant field
  • You have at least 3 years of experience serving as a Sales or Account Executive, preferably in the media sector
  • You have strong experience with CRM (ideally Salesforce)
  • You have exceptional written and oral communication skills in English, and are comfortable speaking clearly and concisely in corporate environments
  • You are familiar with the EU policy environment and at ease when dealing with high-level representatives from industry and public institutions  
  • You're a highly-motivated self-starter who wants to make valuable contributions to a growing team

How to apply

Please send CV and cover letter to no later than 15th November 2019. Please use “Sales Executive” as the only subject of your email.

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