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VoteWatch Europe

Business development

Company description


VoteWatch Europe is a Brussels-based international non-governmental organisation. VoteWatch is non-partisan and completely independent from national and local governments, from the EU institutions, as well as from political parties, agencies, businesses and all other bodies. VoteWatch was set up to promote better insight into EU politics, by providing easy access to data and cutting edge analysis of the votes and other activities of the European Parliament (EP) and the EU Council of Ministers (Council). VoteWatch uses the EU Institutions’ own attendance, voting and activity data – available through their websites – to give a full overview of MEP and Member State activities.

Since our launch in early 2009, we have achieved fantastic results and have become a reputed and highly reliable organisation. We are specialised in collecting, interpreting and communicating big data sets of political decisions to both specialised and broader audiences. Our team has experience in developing international projects that have covered more than 20 countries in 24 languages, reaching an audience of over 10 million people.

VoteWatch Europe is run by a small professional team which combines skills and expertise in EU affairs with extensive experience in the development and use of digital communication tools.

 

Job description

You will be responsible for the core business of VoteWatch Europe.  The Business Development Officer will be an intermediate between VoteWatch Europe and the corporate world and non-corporate world. The mission of the function is to research and find leads to sell the services provided by VoteWatch Europe. You will be in charge of approaching companies and NGOs suitable the services that we propose.

 

 

Searched Profile

• Undergraduate or graduate student in communications, marketing or
business;
• Result-oriented type of person;
Requirements:
• Persuasive and perseverant;
• Professional
• Feel comfortable taking initiative
• Creativity in developing sales strategies
• Time management skills
• Possess positive learning attitude
• Learning ability in communicating with the right person
• Ability to communicate in a fluid way
• Intermediate or advanced level of English
• Professional experience is not a requirement, but it is a plus

We offer

o Meaningful, tangible and immediate results of your work
o Chance to develop skills and showcase your talent
o Friendly, international environment
o Direct feedback and career tips from senior management
o A great challenge and competitive advantage on the job market
o Understanding EU politics and international politics

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