Business Lead

London, England, United Kingdom


We are looking for a proactive and entrepreneurial person to join IF as our Business Lead, to build IF’s portfolio of clients and projects. You’ll be responsible for generating income, securing new work and developing our sales pipeline, reaching a wide audience within the UK and in the US.

A strong track record of commercial success and client account growth is essential for this role. You will be a clear communicator who is able to influence business leaders of all levels and technical understanding credibly to ensure the value of IF’s work is realised.

This role will offer you a unique experience of helping build a new market for ethical and practical uses of data. You’ll operate in a fast moving and often ambiguous environment, where you’ll need to work autonomously, taking responsibility for achieving targets and objectives. and You will tailor our commercial assets and own the client relationship from start to finish, ensuring that conversations convert into live projects.

The successful candidate should expect to generate at least £250k during the first 6 months in post, helping IF grow into traditional industries and diversify our client base.


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About IF:

We’re working towards a better, more ethical information society. We’ve defined and led this emerging space since 2015.

IF has unrivalled expertise in showing organisations how to collect, store and treat data so they are both ethically sound and commercially successful.

Based in Somerset House in London, our multidisciplinary and internationally respected team includes technologists, infosec researchers, designers and strategists.

We care about the web and we approach all of our work though making. We maintain a catalogue of data patterns and work in the open as much as possible.


We are an equal opportunity and Living Wage Foundation employer. We believe that inclusive and diverse teams make better decisions, deliver the best work and are more fulfilling to be a part of. That’s why we welcome and proactively seek out applications from people of all backgrounds and ages.

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