International Business Director

Video Production Company Manchester – International Business Director

Thinktank Video Productions Manchester, is looking to fill a position for growing and developing its business both in the UK and in Europe – with a particular focus on Ireland.

Thinktank works with leading B2B, B2C global brands within the corporate video services environment, as well as producing film productions for broadcast television.

This role is particularly suitable for an individual with established contacts within the corporate environment, who is able to demonstrate a clear ability to grow thinktank’s international presence, particularly in Ireland.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have a proven track-record of developing business within the video and/or film production market. The candidate should be able to demonstrate their ability to grow a successful and sustainable corporate video client base and have a sound understanding of how video production companies operate.

The successful applicant: International Business Director

At thinktank, we treat everyone in a fair and equitable way. We fully embrace equality and diversity. Our video production company team here in Manchester, works in a way which embraces promoting each other’s positive values and beliefs.

The International Business Director role requires:

  • Understanding the Video Production Market: a clear understanding of the market, competitors and pricing models used in the video production market. The International Business Director should have a strong working knowledge of the pricing models used in video production.
  • Planning and Organising: Applicants should have excellent organisational skills and able to manage and meet timescales and deadlines.
  • we expect applications to be able to have valid DBS clearance and be willing to undergo any further security checks, as appropriate for projects requiring special clearances.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making: From time-to-time, projects involve unexpected events or circumstances. We work with individuals who have the capacity and capabilities to think on their feet and make common-sense adjustments to their working day and/or environment, in order to successfully fulfil filming duties.
  • People Skills & Teamwork: It’s essential that we treat clients, members of the public and colleagues with respect and dignity. Thinktank promotes working in a positive way and has a zero tolerance of discriminatory behaviours. If things are stressful during filming, we fully expect our freelance crew to remain calm, respectful and dignified. Thinktank has a zero tolerance of bullying, harassment or any kind of threatening behaviour.
  • Expertise & Skills: You should have an excellent network of high-level decision-making connections within the corporate video production environment. You should be able to demonstrate your ability to grow business successfully and deliver a significant level of new business for the company, both in the UK and Irelend.

Qualifications & CV

  • Qualifications are desirable for this position, however, they are not essential.
  • Your CV should include a strong track-record of developing new business in the UK and in Ireland.

How to apply for the International Business Director Job Role

All applications should be in the following format:

1) CV
2) A written document outlining your experience and exactly how you would aim to grow Thinktank Productions’ business in 2022 and beyond.

All applications will be reviewed and the successful candidate will be invited for Interview(s) as applicable. We aim to appoint a new International Business Director prior to the end of May 2022, therefore applications close on May 14th. In the event of finding a successful applicant before this date, this position may be closed immediately.

All applications should outline their financial expectations clearly so that applications can be reviewed in detail before any invitations for interview are sent out.

We treat information with the utmost confidentiality at Thinktank Video Productions and never share details of any employee or freelancer, unless we receive a valid request from a client – for example for Safeguarding or National Security reasons.

Pay: £TBA, depending on experience.

Job Category: Business Development Director
Job Type: Freelance Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Liverpool Manchester Northwest England

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