The Shift

Business Development Manager

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  26 Jun, 2023
  • Job Ref:  KMP-82394

Job Description

The Shift is an independent online news platform committed to investigative journalism and the defence of press freedom. It is also a platform for political, cultural and social commentary from civil society.

We are looking for talented team members to join us in furthering our mission through investigative journalism, expert content, coverage of the most important issues affecting press freedom, and collaborations with international news organisations investigating cross-border corruption.

The Business Development Manager will have revenue, digital marketing and partner relationship responsibilities for the main news site.


  • Selecting and securing direct advertising revenue from clients;
  • Curating and maximising programmatic advertising revenue;
  • Analysis of the industry’s trends as well as competitor monitoring;
  • Digital marketing capabilities;
  • Identifying opportunities to increase revenue;
  • Risk analysis and control as well as coordination of respective programmes;
  • Regular reporting on KPIs, market developments and the organisation’s revenue position.


  • Degree in business, media, communications, marketing or any related field;
  • At least 2 years of practical experience in a similar position or industry;
  • Ability to understand financial processes and media market developments;
  • Well-developed communication skills and the ability to simplify complex contexts;
  • Fluency in English and at least one other European language;
  • Proven analytical skills.

If you are interested in this position, kindly send us your application and CV via the apply button below.