Manager, Speaker Outreach and Relations, POLITICO Live (BUS0100)

POLITICO has experienced rapid growth in all live extensions of our journalism – be in the 100+ events we host a year or our successful video series to-date. We’re looking for a Speaker Manager to help attract to talent to speak at, join in and contribute to all of POLITICO’s live journalism. The Manager will work closely with the Director of POLITICO Live Operations and the Directors of POLITICO Events and POLITICO Conferences as well as other editorial and business executives across the company to secure top talent, execute strategies to build POLITICO’s brand and increase our global renown among the most powerful people in the world. The ideal candidate has a passion and a deep understanding of talent, connections to speakers and PR specialists and will be able to:

  • Help concept unique and interesting speakers for live programming;
  • Book and secure top talent for POLITICO programming;
  • Develop strategy for continued engagement of top talent with POLITICO programming;
  • Facilitate planning conversations between talent and POLITICO moderators/reporters
  • Monitor competitive programs and recommend competitive strategies


  • 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in the political media landscape
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Established relationships with people management
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, solid judgment and creativity
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Superior knowledge of MS Office Suite

How To Apply

Send a résumé, cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience to [email protected] with this in the subject line: BUS0100

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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