Newsletter Manager (m/f/d)

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Forum is a pan-European journalistic platform and digital media company. Every day, Forum selects the most relevant articles on Europe's core debates from leading publications and translates them into various European languages.

We are looking for an experienced Newsletter Manager who will be working closely with the Newsletter Content Manager across the Editorial, Marketing and Partnerships teams to sharpen Forum’s newsletter strategy, ensuring the company produces the right newsletters for our target audience. 

The ideal candidate should have experience conceiving, building, launching, and improving newsletters. A background working with news organisations or in the media industry is a big plus!

What will you do?  

  • Coordinate our newsletter strategy from conceptualisation to implementation in all Forum languages with the help of our marketing, development and translation teams. 
  • Track the relevant metrics and manage newsletter reporting to drive future improvements. Advise on changes to editorial strategy based on reporting.
  • Work closely with our marketing team to identify our target audience and grow our newsletter communities.
  • Create and drive our newsletter sponsorship strategy. 
  • Manage communication with subscribers to help build loyal relationships and minimise churn, converting users of the Forum platform into newsletter subscribers and vice versa. 
  • Ensure our newsletters follow industry standards, best practices and are compliant with relevant EU privacy policies.
  • Work with our design team on newsletter design.

What should you bring? 

  • You have 3 or more years experience in email marketing, digital marketing or a related field, preferably in an online media industry.
  • You have significant experience working with email marketing tools and CRM systems. You’re a pro at mapping customer journeys, A/B testing, checking-up on GDPR compliance etc.
  • You’re familiar with the editorial newsletter landscape and are keen to keep up with the industry’s latest trends and new technologies.
  • You have previous experience conceptualising new newsletters and implementing successful newsletter strategies. Experience working on the editorial side of newsletter development is very welcome!
  • You have data-driven approach. You know what metrics to track and how to base decisions on them. Relevant technical development experience is a big plus!
  • You’re a skilled project manager with an organised and structured way of working – you’re able to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and can juggle different tasks.
  • You’re comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • You have excellent English skills and another Forum language is a must (other languages are a plus!)

What are the benefits?

  • The opportunity to work in an impact-driven startup where your ideas count and where you can steadily build on your current knowledge and skills
  • Become an integral part of our young and fun team that has flat hierarchies and is open to all kinds of creative ideas.
  • And of course… enjoy a startup environment in Berlin-Kreuzberg with coffee and snacks, flexible working hours and policies, Thursday team hangouts and other events.

Our Newsletter Manager would join the Forum Team in the Berlin headquarters or  remotely from any location in Europe. 

Submit your application ASAP as we are recruiting on a rolling basis, or at latest by 18th of April 2021. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Berlin Kreuzberg

Lobeckstraße 35
10969 Berlin Directions View page

Why work with us?

  • Team culture & flexibility

    Work with an international team, with options to work remotely or in our open-space office in Kreuzberg.

  • Creative freedom

    As a small team, we encourage you to think creatively and try new ideas. At Forum you'll have the chance to create direct impact and lead new initiatives.

  • Resources

    From our competitive salary, to tech gear of your choice, we aim to not only support your line of work but also your professional growth. You’ll join a team of experts from tech, entrepreneurship and journalism. It's an exclusive combination you'll find in few places other than

Workplace & culture


Forum encourages readers to engage and learn from an international audience by offering a space to discuss topics shaping their lives.

Our company culture reflects the same values. We encourage employees to speak their minds, explore new ideas, and take ownership of their projects. We move quickly to get our ideas into the world and aim to think across borders.


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