Project Manager (Advertising Partners) in Barcelona or Remote


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Job Description

Devex is the world’s leading news organization covering global development, global health, humanitarian action, and sustainability. We’re known for hard-hitting journalism, big scoops and exclusives, and deep coverage for our influential community of one million aid workers and development professionals.

About You

Do you have at least 3 years of experience in managing projects and clients in a communications environment? Are you excited to be a part of a dynamic, impact-driven company that’s growing and has an open, teamwork-focused culture? Do you love to end your day knowing you’ve helped raise awareness and understanding around key development issues?

You're adaptable, solutions-oriented, and an excellent communicator. You thrive in an environment where you can support complex projects and manage various types of relationships, - especially client relationships - as well as assist in project documentation and planning. You understand how advertising on a news platform can help partners engage with key audiences. You’re well organized, can build and track budgets, meet and enforce deadlines, assist in freelancers' management and are willing to dig into the details while understanding the big picture.

Does this sound like you? If you just said "yes," keep reading...

The Devex Partnerships team leads our work with the leading brands and organizations working on the SDGs. One way they do this is through advertising to key stakeholder groups on various Devex channels - including our newsletters, website, social channels and sponsored content.      

Job Description

What you'll do here

What kind of impact will you make? As Project Manager (Advertising Partners) you’ll work with the Audience, Editorial and Creative teams to deliver on advertising partnerships from start to finish. You’ll touch nearly every phase of the project - including partner engagement, creating project scopes, managing schedules, coordinating and managing internal and external resources, delivering the metrics that matter and ensuring both audience and partner success. You’ll transform our advertisers’ goals into reality.  


  • Lead post-sale engagement with Advertising Partners for placements across the Devex platform

  • Fulfill advertising and sponsored content contracts, in collaboration with other members of the Partnerships and Audience Engagement teams

  • Measure and analyze performance of advertising products - including website, newsletter, email marketing, social advertising and sponsored content - and drive continued product improvement

  • Oversee project and placement schedules

  • Maintain and update media kit

  • Contribute to the Project Management team in other partnerships projects (e.g. events) as needed 



  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

  • 3+ years experience working in media/communications

  • Experience in implementing digital advertising projects/campaigns

  • Marketing (email / advertising / social media) experience

  • Direct client management experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Creative mindset and solutions-oriented

  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

  • University degree in marketing, communications or related field


Besides the basics, here’s what we’d love to see…

  • Experience working at a media/news platform

  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Marketo, AdButler

  • Experience working with remote teams across cultures and time zone

  • Up-to-date knowledge of digital marketing trends and potential new channels and strategies

  • Strong interest in the global development and/or humanitarian sectors

Additional Information

What we offer you

Being part of the Devex team is a partnership. We strive to make Devex a place where you can thrive and do your most inspirational work. Here are a few benefits we offer:

  • 2, week-long Devex-wide breaks

  • 15 days holiday (23 if Spain-based)

  • 2 YAY days

  • 2 Learning days

  • Monthly professional and wellness activities

  • Other benefits might apply

  • Team-wide bonus plan applicable

Interview Process

  1. Hirevue Interview

  2. Complete a take-home challenge

  3. Interview with senior members of the team

  4. Final Interview with Alan Robbins, Executive Vice President, Partnerships

We are a team of 120+ passionate people who value our guiding principles:

  • We champion global development professionals.

  • We focus on impact.

  • We embrace transformation.

  • We work together.

  • We feel urgency.


About Devex

  • Social Network

  • Washington, DC, USA

  • 50-200

  • 2000


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