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New Business Manager

Animation

London, UK

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Position

New Business Manager

Level

Experienced

Description

The studio is now looking to bolster its short-form commercials department with a New Business Manager. This role is ideal for someone with an incredible passion for developing and growing business relationships in the advertising and marketing industries and has a hunger for forging new B2B collaborations through creating animated content to be proud of.

We are looking for someone with a meticulous eye for detail who is able to multitask and has the ability to spot new business opportunities and act on them quickly.

The role is ideal for someone who thrives working autonomously in a fast-paced environment, coming up with creative ideas to develop new client relationships to grow the business. The position is perfect for someone who is confident, extremely social with a wealth of existing industry connections, and equally isn’t afraid to take risks and break the mould. You will have a strategic mindset, able to spot opportunities early on and able to build and deliver plans to realise the potential value

You’ll need to demonstrate a strong track record in bringing in high-quality pitch opportunities and a proven ability to develop and implement new business growth strategy. You’ll also be expected to bring in high-quality pitches that align with the studio's strengths and ambitions.

The role will be based in the company’s central London studio, with the opportunity to work flexi-time from home and we are also open to discussing the option of working part-time.

Required Skills

Strong communication and relationship building skills

Creative and copywriting skills to create proposals and other commercial content

Goal-focused strategising and analyse success

Critical thinking

Highly organised with excellent attention to detail

Knowledge of animation industry landscape and vocabulary and able to spot business trends

Knowledge of effective marketing theory


Personal Skills

Risk-taking

Respectful

Proactive & independent

Positive/can-do attitude

Maintains an organised database and calendar

Always looking for new opportunities

Always nurturing and building relationships

Required Experience

You have held a similar position in sales / new business for a minimum of 5 years and with a wealth of existing contacts.

You have strong existing relationships with advertising agency producers and marketing execs.

You have demonstrable experience in technology/insights/intelligence sales and using CRM systems.


Benefits & perks

Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019

Unlimited tea, coffee & breakfast

Many staff social events throughout the year

Free beer, wine and soft drinks every Friday!

Subsidised local gym membership (for contracts over 2 months)

Profit participation (for staff who have been in our studio for 2+ years)


Location

Central London studio (Fitzrovia)

Next to Regents Park (lovely for lunchtime in summer!)

Next to 3 tube stations (Regent's Park, Great Portland St & Warren St)

5 mins from Euston and Marylebone stations

10 min walk from Soho


Start date 6 Jan 2020


Contract type

12 month fixed term contract


Salary

Competitive - depending on experience

salary

Competitive - depending on experience

employer

Blue Zoo Animation Studio

position

New Business Manager

contract

12 month fixed term contract

category

Animation