Business Development Executive - Film & TV Financing
£25, 000 - £30,000 + bonus + benefits
They are a young, dynamic film and TV financing company (part of a much larger group) whose focus is on providing funding for film and television productions from High Net worth individuals and institutional investments in addition to the parent company's major funding resources. The company also provides consultancy services to film and TV producers and fund managers in the entertainment sector. They now have a new role suitable for a second or third jobber who has an interest in working in a business development role.
Reporting to the COO and Head of Business Development, you would join a small collegiate team where everyone helps support each other. The role's main purposes are to support the business development team promote and secure business and finance from Financial Advisors, wealth managers and other financial intermediaries for investments and financial products structured by the company. Additionally, you will assist with marketing strategy and the production of marketing materials and input into new product design and assist the Head of Business Development and other team members as required. Specifically, your role includes:
Relationship management: Supporting the management and building on existing relationships and build on up new relationships; provide regular updates as requested and working closely with all colleagues especially the other members of the BD team.
Arranging and manage meetings: Arrange meetings as required with key contacts, maintain relationships with phone calls in-between meetings; ensure that all materials for meetings are prepared in a timely manner; produce daily updates following appointments and notes of relevant telephone conversations and also ensure the customer relationship management system is up to date at all times with contact details, meetings and task lists where appropriate
Client Entertainment: Entertaining clients as required
Travel: Responsibility for one's own travel requirements although other team members may assist, subject to availability
Efficiency: Ensuring smooth running of the business development operation by efficient time management, help ensure smooth running for the office including acting as a point of contact for any telephone enquiries for the rest of the members, ensuring all messages are forwarded and/or actioned quickly and efficiently.
Professionalism: To represent the company in a professional manner at all times to utilise one's technical & sales and support skills to the company's clients' mutual benefit.
Who they are looking for
To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:
- A strong academic record and demonstrable interest in the film and TV industry
- A strong interest in the investment industry with a couple of years' experience working within it.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to understand and promote/sell both simple and complex financial structures.
- Ability to maintain and build relationships with HNW, family offices, financial advisors wealth managers, financial intermediaries and financial institutions
- Strong time management skills, good team work skills and a positive enthusiastic attitude.