New Business Sales Executive

Remote-first - with Office Space

Core hours 10 - 4

Dog friendly

Employment type
Full time

Job Title: New Business Sales Executive

Reports to: Head of Sales

Location: Bristol / Hybrid working

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £45,000 per annum plus commission

Sift is a market-leading digital B2B publishing and subscriptions business, based in the heart of Bristol. We believe that we can inspire action every day, through the creation of amazing content, experiences and insight for our audiences and clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Experience division across our titles including HRZone, MyCustomer and TrainingZone. These channels are an invaluable support to vendors looking to build brand awareness, engagement, and lead generation with their target customers across Customer experience, HR and L&D.

Working closely with the Sales and Delivery team, you’ll be responsible for driving revenue from lapsed customers, and targeted new business customers from all sectors interested in reaching our audiences.

We’re looking for someone who is able to hit the ground running - someone with a ‘hunter’ mindset - high energy, high activity, and an expert ‘closer’ able to conduct high quality conversations with decision makers across our client landscape.

What we’d like from you

  • Clear sales experience (ideally within publishing sales)
  • A proven track record in driving new business sales, exceeding targets
  • Experience working with technology companies, particularly in delivering media, event, and market intelligence propositions is desirable.
  • Experience of creatively​ ​using​ ​sponsorship​ ​assets​ ​to​ ​build​ ​and​ ​demonstrate​ ​innovative​ ​marketing programmes​ ​that​ ​will​ ​add​ ​genuine​ ​value​ ​to​ ​potential​ ​clients​ .

Additional desirable qualities, skills and experience

  • Experience working with agencies
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously and follow your own initiative.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Available to travel to client meetings and events across UK
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to forge relationships quickly.

What we can offer you

We look for people who share and can demonstrate our five core values:

  • In return, we can offer you a great place to work with lots of opportunities to learn.

    Our benefits include;

    • Flexible working (we are Flexa certified)
    • Pension contributions matched up to 5%
    • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell five days leave per year, long-service leave, plus a day off for your birthday!
    • Christmas close down
    • Life assurance of four times base salary
    • BUPA health cash plan and EAP
    • Access to health and well-being resources and mental health consultants (up to 10 sessions per year)
    • Perks at Work discount and reward site
    • Summer and Christmas parties, plus team building events

    Sift is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

    Hybrid working

    Sift uses a hybrid flexible working model which consists of time split between working from the office and home.

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    Remote-first - with Office Space

    Core hours 10 - 4

    Dog friendly