Careers

Global Relations Manager

Project Syndicate is looking for an enthusiastic, media-savvy Global Relations Manager to join our team in Prague.

The successful candidate will have a general understanding of current global media trends, professional experience in cross-cultural communication, knowledge of sales and negotiation approaches and best practice, and share Project Syndicate’s commitment to press freedom. This position affords the opportunity to help shape organizational revenue growth strategies, facilitate the success of our mission, and positively impact media around the world.

The Global Relations Manager will work as a part of our sales team to develop and implement strategies to grow both revenue and our global reach.

Project Syndicate produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience. Featuring exclusive contributions by prominent policymakers, scholars, civic activists, and political and business leaders from around the world, we provide media organizations and their readers with cutting-edge analysis and insight. Our partner network includes over 500 media outlets – more than half of which receive our commentaries for free or at subsidized rates – in more than 150 countries.

Responsibilities

  • Point of contact for and oversight of existing media partnerships in target countries
  • Research and development of new media partnerships in target countries
  • Regular travel to target countries
  • Participation in industry conferences
  • Design and implementation of sales strategies for new media products

The ideal candidate will be a team player, comfortable with ambiguity, and be able to work independently on a day-to-day basis. The position will require regular travel with an emphasis on East Asia.

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum two years of experience in sales, marketing, media, or social media marketing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English and business proficiency in Chinese
  • Professional or educational experience in East Asia
  • Extroverted, entrepreneurial, and results-driven
  • Deep understanding of the news media
  • Proven success in driving revenue growth
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Full-time position
Competitive salary and benefit package
Dynamic work environment

All submissions must be in English. Send your CV and cover letter to: careers@project-syndicate.org.

Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

Digital Media Marketing Associate

The Digital Media Marketing Associate at Project Syndicate is tasked with helping to grow our reader base, engage with key audiences across multiple platforms while maintaining editorial voice and quality, and increasing awareness of our content and mission. The successful candidate will lead the development and execution of an audience engagement strategy that relies heavily upon social media and other digital communication channels and will help refine our editorial and subscription offerings for the digital sphere in order to expand our global reach and subscriber base.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the media market and current trends in digital content marketing and advertising, and how they impact business strategies. This role affords the opportunity to help shape digital strategy, increase awareness of our content and mission, and grow our business. Flexibility, the ability to work autonomously, and the drive and willingness to chart a new direction amid shifting responsibilities and priorities is paramount.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement, and oversee social media and digital marketing plans that deliver on organizational objectives
  • Develop and execute an ongoing, dynamic, and cohesive strategy for engaging with current readers and driving audience growth and subscription revenue
  • Creation, curation, and posting of content to our social media channels
  • Help position new editorial offerings on the Project Syndicate website and social media channels
  • Analyze data from Google Analytics, CrowdTangle, Twitter Analytics, and other reporting tools to develop actionable insights and adjust strategy accordingly

Key Skills/Experience (required):

  • 2+ years of experience in news media, journalism, social media marketing, and/or public relations
  • Passion for the news and current events
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully launching/expanding social media campaigns through all established (and emerging) digital channels
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience working with a number of digital and data management technologies
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks with a high level of detail
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Native-level English

Key Skills/Experience (preferred):

  • 1-3 years of experience in the media industry
  • Proven track record running social campaigns for major media outlets or brands
  • 1+ years conducting/analyzing/presenting market research
  • 1+ years in a strategic role developing and aligning digital and social media plans to broader communications strategies
  • SEO and PPC experience

All submissions must be in English. Send your CV and cover letter to: careers@project-syndicate.org.

Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

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