Business Development Executive - Entertainment & Retail

Job Title: Business Development Executive - Entertainment & Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £0.00 - £28000 per annum
Reference: BBBH72369
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 13:44

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking an account manager to join a growing entertainment distribution business, working with some of the biggest film studios in the market and successfully distributing their products across a range of the UK's biggest retailers.

As the Business Development Executive your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day contact with your key accounts, including face to face meetings, email and phone conversations
  • Delivering and negotiating activity plans across the portfolio of customers, updating the internal trade planner
  • Inputting all forecasts relating to the portfolio, ensuring forecasts are 100% accurate every two weeks
  • Liaising with the retail team to ensure delivery of key ranges for the portfolio
  • Working with the Business Development Manager to build and maintain contacts
  • Weekly 1-2-1 meetings with the BDM and monthly personal development review sessions

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Experienced in the retail or entertainment industries, ideally both in order to understand the relationship between the two
  • Confident in a client facing position which will also include sales
  • Customer and client focused, with strong commercial acumen
  • A strong negotiator, with excellent problem solving skills
  • Flexible to travel to attend store visits UK wide, usually during the day with occasional overnight stays

Please get in touch or apply now for a further conversation!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.