Business Development Manager, Sift Ltd

Function: Business Development Manager

  • Rate/Salary: Salary dependent on experience
  • Location: Bristol
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 03/06/2018

Job description

Sift is a market-leading digital B2B publishing and marketing business, with offices in Bristol and New York. We focus on creating amazing content and user experiences, driven by data and insight, helping our clients and audiences build and develop business connections that last. We believe Sift is the filter to the best content and connections in our key B2B markets.

We are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to support the commercial sales operation within the Sift Business Division. This role is focused on driving new client conversations and revenue within the HR and L&D industry.

There are significant growth opportunities within these markets, both in the UK and overseas, so we’re looking for a dynamic, self-starting individual who can make inroads with new clients including new market entrants. With a strong focus on diversifying our revenue profile, the successful applicant’s focus will be on selling our high quality events and content marketing opportunities, including two exciting new digital products that we’ll be rolling out in 2018.

Person specification

You’ll be comfortable with a consultative, challenge-led sales approach and have the ability to get under the skin of a client’s business. You’ll know how to match their marketing needs against our extensive portfolio of digital, events and content-led marketing services.  

Reporting into the Head of Sales and Delivery and working closely with the Account Management team, you’ll need to be a positive, results-driven, self-motivated individual with discipline, drive and tenacity. You’ll have previous sales experience, working within a team environment, and be proficient in proposal writing as well as having excellent phone sales skills.

You may be a Sales Executive or Account Manager within an agency or in-house environment with a proven track record, looking for your next career move within a fast-paced digital media company.


Interested? Great! But what do you get in return?

Loads! Located in the centre of Bristol, we can offer you a great place to work with loads of opportunities to learn and grow. We offer a whole host of benefits, including 25 days leave, a day off for your birthday, flexible working, a health cash plan, life insurance, pension, high street shopping discounts, social activities… plus the very popular Beer O’Clock on a Friday!

Our culture is very important to us, which means that we take recruitment very seriously. We look for that special person, someone who is able to embrace and act on our core values; Put People First, Inspire Action, Be Curious, Be Honest, Stay Focused, and Have Fun!

Want to know more?

Great – we would love to hear from you! Please apply with your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to

While we love working with and supporting local businesses, we unfortunately can’t accept any agency contact for this or other roles at SIFT.