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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Job-title: Account Executive – Business Division

Location: Bristol

Hours: Full time

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.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised Account Executive with around 6-12 months’ experience in a similar role. This is a great opportunity for an Account Executive to join a dynamic digital B2B publisher and work on a range of client accounts.

With strong project management skills, you’ll be responsible for the co-ordination of our digital campaign. You’ll need to be competent with digital reporting; able to analyse results in order to optimise campaigns and ensure we deliver the results our clients want. 

Reporting into the Account Director, the Account Executive will work within the Sift Business team, ensuring that our internal processes and systems are geared to deliver campaign activity as efficiently and effectively as possible. You’ll work closely with both clients and key stakeholders, including sales, editorial and production/design teams; ensuring that internal workflows are geared to deliver. 

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Delivery of active digital campaigns from concept to completion. 
  • Planning and scheduling campaign activity and deliverables.
  • Managing client expectations around delivery and results. 
  • Client and internal team briefings on campaign requirements. 
  • Delivery of marketing campaign tactics: copywriting for email, social and landing pages; content subbing and proofing, etc.
  • Briefing and co-ordinating activity supported by internal teams i.e. design and production.
  • All aspects of client campaign delivery; campaign kick-off calls, campaign update calls/emails/meetings, campaign debrief meetings, copy-chasing, etc. 
  • Monitoring campaign results to optimise active campaigns. 
  • Analysis and reporting on campaign performance; compiling and communicating campaign results to clients as needed (in reporting documents or Excel).
  • Communicate and input best practice internally to optimise advertising performance.
  • Weekly campaign status reporting to Account Director; identifying opportunities, blockers and areas where support is needed. 
  • Quality checking and uploading of client lead reports; including uploading reports to external client systems.

 

What we’d like from you:

  • Strong organisational skills, professional attitude and a meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communication with the ability to manage activity across multiple teams. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage a high volume of work under pressure. 
  • Determination and drive to achieve the best results for our clients.
  • Collaboration – be a team-player, but also the ability to work independently and on your own initiative.
  • To be decisive with the clear-mindedness to resolve client and/or internal challenges efficiently and effectively. 

We look for people who share and can demonstrate our core values; Put People First, Inspire Action, Be Curious, Be Honest, Stay Focused, and Have Fun.  In return, we can offer you a great place to work with loads of opportunities to learn. We offer a whole host of benefits and to name a few; 25 days leave, a day off for your birthday, flexible working, a health cash plan, life insurance, pension, high street shopping discounts and various flexible benefits.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to careers@sift.co.uk stating your salary expectations.

Strictly no agencies.

Job-title: Sales Executive – MyCustomer

Job Function: Sales

Location: Bristol

Hours: Full time

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.

We’re on the look out for a talented Sales Executive/ Manager to join our MyCustomer team. 

This role will support the commercial sales operation within the Sift Business Division, with a focus on driving new client conversations and revenue within the Marketing Technology industry.

There are significant growth opportunities within our market, 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; your focus will be on selling our high quality content marketing opportunities, digital advertising solutions and events, including new digital products that we’ll be rolling out in 2020.

You’ll be comfortable with selling advertising solutions, offering a consultative, challenge-led sales approach and have the ability to get under the skin of a client’s business 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 or media 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 Manager within media sales, advertising agency or in-house environment with a proven track record, looking for your next career move within a fast-paced digital media company.  

What we’d like from you

  • Proven successful sales experience (ideally in media sales)  
  • Confident and clear communicator for both verbal and written communication (proposal writing, presentations, meetings and phone sales)
  • Developing internal and external relationships
  • Planning and organisation
  • Team working and collaboration
  • A good understanding of digital marketing disciplines
  • Experience within the marketing technology market is desired but not essential

We look for people who share and can demonstrate our core values; Put People First, Inspire Action, Be Curious, Be Honest, Stay Focused, and Have Fun.  In return, we can offer you a great place to work with loads of opportunities to learn. We offer a whole host of benefits and to name a few; 25 days leave, a day off for your birthday, flexible working, a health cash plan, life insurance, pension, high street shopping discounts and various flexible benefits.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to careers@sift.co.uk stating your salary expectations.

Strictly no agencies.

 

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO WORK HERE

“Sift gives me the time for any training or support I need and helps me get the most out of my day to day job. I love coming into work!”

GIVING BACK

THIS YEARS CHOSEN CHARITY IS…
Each year we pick a charity to support.
This year we have chosen to support Penny Brohn UK, the leading UK charity specialising in a whole person approach to cancer, known as the Bristol Whole Life Approach.

We are a business that cares, and work equally as hard to leave a positive impact on our environment and local community. We want to be a great place to work, and a great place to work with.