Director, POLITICO Live (BUS0106)

POLITICO seeks a driven and strategic candidate for a POLITICO Live Director role that will help develop creative programming, drive new business opportunities and manage strategic client accounts for POLITICO Live’s growing events platform. The Director will have three main functions:

  • Business Development
  • Develop new and existing partnership opportunities for POLITICO Live events
  • Partner with POLITICO’s Audience Solutions team on developing new event partnerships and proposals and response to RFPs
  • Concept Development
  • Work with POLITICO’s editorial team on developing event concepts and content for sponsored event programming
  • Ensure that each event’s production and messaging is in keeping with POLITICO’s editorial mission and strategic direction
  • Client Management
  • High-level oversight of event initiatives with POLITICO partners and develop and manage day-to-day client relationships for a diverse range of POLITICO Live accounts
  • Develop strategies and relationships that improve event processes and positive outcomes for POLITICO partners


  • BA/BS degree required
  • 4-6 years of demonstrated skill at producing creative public affairs programming and client management and relationship-building
  • New business development experience including proposal writing and prospective client pitches
  • A solid understanding of Washington, DC and the political process
  • Management experience coordinating team efforts on large and small-scale projects
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and foster strong and meaningful relationships internally across departments and externally with clients and partners

How To Apply

Send a résumé and cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience to [email protected] with this in the subject line: BUS0106

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

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