Job title: Business Development Officer
Salary: £21,000 – £27,000
Hours: 5 days a week, 9am  – 6pm

Posted: June 25nd, 2017
Closes: July 22nd, 2017

Job Description

Chocolate Films is a video production company with bases in London and Glasgow. We produce video content for museums, art galleries, charities and corporate clients.

Chocolate Films is a social enterprise, using profits from the video production services to support a wide range of filmmaking experiences for children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We are currently looking for a Business Development Officer to join our London office. You will be responsible for responding to sales enquiries, as well as actively seeking out new clients. This is a role for a sales professional with excellent writing abilities, a strong creative mind and a deep understanding of sales and client management.

Tasks include:
– Responding to enquiries by both phone and email
– Drafting proposals for new business enquiries
– Developing large-scale tender responses
– Working with filmmakers to develop creative treatments in response to client briefs
– Working with the production management team to develop budgets and method statements
– Actively seeking out new business opportunities
– Preparing and leading pitches and interviews for new clients
– Working within the HubSpot CRM to monitor and manage sales performance
– Working with the marketing team on campaigns

Essential attributes:
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Experience in a sales position
– Confidence in public speaking
– The ability to work efficiently and conscientiously, with excellent time management skills
– A passion for developing creative ideas

Desired skills include:
– Experience using CRM software, particularly HubSpot
– Experience using G-Suite

Payment: Annual salary of £21,000-27,000 depending on experience.

Duration: An initial 3 month trial period with a view to a longer term position.
Regular working week Monday to Friday 9.00 – 6pm. Time off in lieu offered for extra hours.
Holidays: 20 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays.

To apply, please send the following to
– A cover letter that shows that you are the ideal candidate for the job, detailing why the role interests you, your suitability for the job and key relevant experience
– CV

Applications close 22nd July 2018