POLITICO Live Summits Associate/Manager


POLITICO Live Summits Associate/Manager


Brussels, Belgium

POLITICO Live is seeking a Summits Assocaite/Manager to produce and execute high-profile, newsworthy Summits programs. The Summits Associate/Manager position is a mid-level position responsible for producing the programs of POLITICO summits, as well as recruiting and managing top level speakers, drafting content for our marketing communications, managing the regular communication with events sponsors and coordinating the successful delivery of the event with the operations manager.

As Summits involve cross-platform elements (print and online) and the input of many different constituents, the Summits Associate/Manager interacts with colleagues from a wide range of departments across the company, including Editorial, Sales, Marketing and Logistics.

What You’ll Do

Program development:

  • Work with Live editor and produce summits programs that are aligned with the newsroom and market needs;
  • Organize research call to identify most prominent topics and appropriate speaker candidates;
  • Prepare business plans including competitors’ landscape and industry trends;
  • Ensure that event programs are produced/signed off to deadline and are briefed to marketing and sales team to deadline.

Speakers’ recruitment and management:

  • Working closely with the Summits Portfolio Manager and the events editor to recruit and manage speakers;
  • Prepare invitation templates and send speakers invites;
  • Set up and lead speakers pre-summit briefing calls and post summits communications;
  • Manage speaker liaison throughout the project development and onsite at the summit;
  • Create and update the summits microsites, apps etc.;
  • Ensure a constant update of the database throughout the production process.

Clients' relationship management:

  • Manage client relationship and participate in kick-off and debrief calls with sponsors;
  • Ensure clients KPI’s are understood and met;
  • Be the main point of contact for regular communication with the clients.


  • Work closely with the LIVE Operations Manager to ensure a smooth delivery of high-quality events;
  • Prepare notes and detailed agenda for event moderators;
  • Coordinate stage set up, catering, badges, distribution materials, hosts/esses;
  • Prepare all the necessary materials to deliver a smooth event;
  • Manage summits delegate app content.

Marketing support:

  • Prepare marketing briefs;
  • Support preparation of marketing creatives, content for emails, print & online materials;
  • Manage relationships with visibility partners.

What You’ll Need

  • 1-4 years of professional experience, proven track record in events/project management;
  • Great organizational and prioritization skills;
  • Ability to liaise with, and coordinate, high number of stakeholders;
  • News savvy, enthusiastic about digital journalism and the political sphere;
  • Self-motivation and determination with a strong sense of personal initiative;
  • Composure under pressure;
  • Written and verbal fluency in English required; knowledge of other languages appreciated;
  • Deep commitment to deliver our events as an extension of our journalism and up to POLITICO’s high standards.


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

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, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Application Instructions & Further Details

Please send your CV and Cover Letter via this posting.

Questions? Contact recruitment@politico.eu with the subject line: POLITICO Live Summits Associate/Manager. Please apply, however, via the online form.

This is a full-time position with hybrid working, located in Brussels.

Employment level: Full-time
Type of role: Specialists

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