We are the UK’s leading FilmTech company and we are pioneering global film and television production into a connected, digital and standardised future. Recently acquired by industry powerhouse; Entertainment Partners in the US, POP now has its sights on international expansion and are eagerly recruiting an experienced Business Development Manager to support our ambitious growth plans for the Production Portal.
POP’s technology has powered major movies, television series and commercials; including the Star Wars and Marvel franchises, The Crown, Killing Eve, Mindhunter, Empire, The Witcher, Outlander, Wonder Woman, Downton Abbey, 1917, Bohemian Rhapsody, Mission Impossible 6 - Fallout, Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again, Spectre and Empire.
We stand apart from the crowd because we are founded and helmed by industry professionals plus we have an expert in-house product development team and industry-leading engineering capability. It is our vision to bring a smarter, fairer future for entertainment and we are looking for like minded people from the industry to help us deliver that vision by creating Production Out of the Box.
Scoping out the next wave of production companies who are ripe for digital transformation and educating them on why POP is different
Re-establish and / or maintain current prospect relationships with a view to securing a fruitful relationship
Be open to exploring new markets and business verticals that are new to POP - we are already seeing pulls for our technology into non-scripted, short form content, sport and more
Manage and maintain, to a high standard, information inputted into our CRM system (Insightly)
Be familiar with reporting needs of a growing sales team, and an awareness of the importance to track our team performance against our agreed targets
Be open to support and step-in across the business, in times of need - are you a team player?
Connecting and forging new relationships across the industry and representing POP at industry events
Confidently and professionally delivery technical demonstrations of our software. Be able to pitch succinctly and persuasively with an eagerness to close the deal
Work with the marketing division to participate in the development of an inbound strategy, always thinking ‘outside the box’ for new ideas.
Communicate and collaborate internally with other POP departments such as Product, Delivery and Implementation
Able to creating professional sales collateral (once trained up) that communicate POP’s value proposition e.g. Proposals, One-Pagers, Presentations and Social Content
Negotiate pricing and terms of conditions when needed
Generate discussion around strategic improvements where you see fit
Always aiming to not only hit your agreed targets but to exceed at any given opportunity
Be a quick learner – grow your understanding of the POP platform rapidly
Contribute to the building of brand awareness across the industry
Be willing to travel within and outside of London as and when required, potentially a few weeks at a time and outside of office hours