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Business Development Manager  - ITV Content Delivery

CS&D

12 Month FTC

Leeds/Remote 

Closing Date: 09/12/2021

 

Why you should join us…

We connect millions of people every day, make content they can’t get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in... and we do all this through the power of creativity.

Our strategic vision to be a digitally led media and entertainment company that creates and brings our brilliant content to audiences wherever, whenever and however they choose is aligned to our purpose to be More than TV. 

 

Content Supply & Distribution Overview

In a nutshell, we’re the backbone of ITV and responsible for getting content from producers to broadcast and streaming platforms.  We’re here to do that on time, everytime, with all of the metadata, video, images and access services needed to give the best possible experience to viewers. Our mission is to improve performance,  reduce issues, and continuously evolve to deliver ITV’s growth.

 

This role entails…

ITV Content Delivery is ITV’s inhouse content service provider and fulfils thousands of content requests every month including capturing, editing, transferring, restoring, digitising and delivering content to its destination. The ITV Content Delivery Business Development Manager is responsible for developing the external business side of ITV Content Delivery. They must identify potential business opportunities and build long-term relationships with prospective clients and companies. This role is required in order to increase departmental revenue, maximize profits and grow our brand.

 

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers both within and outside of ITV.

  • Identifying and contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.

  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives and strategies.

  • Researching organisations and individuals to find new opportunities.

  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.

  • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.

  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.

  • Developing quotes and proposals for clients.

  • Creating and executing Social Media/Marketing campaigns and engagement

  • Experience working as an established Business Development Manager

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.

 

The Key role criteria is as follows:

  • Revise existing marketing strategy and implement it as well as devising a long time strategy for the department for external business.

  • Securing meetings with those identified customers to sell our services and increase external sales

  • Build a comprehensive client list to enable CD to utilise data in order to boost revenue and awareness. 

  • Complete and RFI/RFP documentation for tenders

  • Feed into weekly and  monthly management board reporting.

  • Manage the preparation of the monthly financial reporting within Salesforce and the Finance team

  • A full understanding of ITV Content Delivery or similar processes, capabilities and services provided will be desirable for this role.

  • Keeping up to date with economic and business developments 

  • Performing research into the market, customer trends, and competition in the market

  • To enter and maintain all existing and new client data in Salesforce

  • Preparing detailed business proposals which cover relevant goals and objectives

  • Attending networking events/conferences/initiatives with employees from other companies and potential customers

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything... our email is talkingcareers@itv.com. Find out more here

 

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here 

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

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