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Business Development Executive - Asia

Shorts International is the global home of short-form entertainment, owner of ShortsTV and The Oscar Nominated Short Films theatrical release.


We are now looking for an enthusiastic Business Development Executive to manage our newly-launched India channel and contribute to future expansion.

BACKGROUND

ShortsTV is the world’s only 24-7 dedicated short film channel. It is currently broadcast in Europe and the United States and will soon launch in Latin America and India.

 

We own the largest library of short films globally and our business covers three areas: TV, theatrical and digital.

 

We are looking for a London-based Business Development Executive to coordinate our soon-to-be launched TV channel in India.

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • Manage the India business operation in coordination with the London CEO & management team
  • Be the main liaison between the London-based CEO & management team and the India team
  • Implement decisions and projects coming from the management team and the India client(s) and partners
  • Seek new partnerships in India
  • Support the content acquisitions effort
  • Have an overview over marketing in India
  • Support the sales effort by helping put together pitches
  • Coordinate new hires.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Entrepreneurial and can-do approach
  • Ability to work in and adapt to a different business culture
  • Availability to travel to India and other locations
  • Ability to put together and execute detailed timelines and specific plans
  • Good understanding of MS Office suite
  • Media, management or entrepreneurial background is a plus
  • Knowledge of Indian culture is a plus
  • Experience in working in non-Western business environments is a plus
  • Team player
  • Patience.

Details:

  • Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9AM – 6PM
  • Availability to travel to India (approx. 10 x 5-day trips a year)
  • Salary:  £30,000 per annum.

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