Job Title: Business Affairs Executive
Base: 83 Baker Street, London, W1U 6LG
Contract: Full Time – 1 year fixed term contract
We are looking for a Business Affairs Executive to join our busy and thriving team and transfer their existing knowledge and experience to drive the company forward. This is a senior role so we are only looking at candidates with demonstrable experience in a leadership role.
You will work alongside the CEO and with the agency team to manage the talent contracts and business for all existing clients. This role is office based and you will need to ensure that the engine room of the company is running as effectively as possible. You will use your excellent organisation skills to support the agents and the accounts team and be the lynchpin of all business affairs. This is a fast paced changing environment so it is essential that you can think on your feet and be confident in your decision making.
This is a diverse role which will suit candidates from a number of different backgrounds. Whilst there are set tasks that need to be managed and achieved, the right candidate can really make the role their own. We are looking for candidates who are interested in driving their career through Tongue Tied Media.
Knowledge and Experience
The successful candidate will have at least five years experience in a similar role. You will be able to demonstrate a real passion and understanding of entertainment and sport across all output. We are a small company so experience in small business is desired, however if you have only worked in big organisations you must be able to demonstrate that you understand what the differences are and see this as a positive experience to embrace.
A strong background in finance is essential as you will be the point of contact for our accounts department and will be responsible for overseeing all financial matters both for our talent and the company, including credit control.
Able to run and maintain our contracts database for all clients and productions.
Experience in office management – renewing insurance, rent reviews, negotiating rates.
A demonstrable understanding of how to work with talent and clients to build strong and effective relationships.
Experience at negotiating and interpreting contracts for a wide range of bookings.
A demonstrable aptitude for detail and accuracy in all areas.
An ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Skills and Behaviour
Tongue Tied Media is a people-focussed business, so the ability to lead and contribute positively to daily office life with colleagues and clients is paramount.
Outstanding communication skills, sufficient to establish and maintain effective working relations with a wide range of internal and external contacts, and the ability to deal with contacts with tact and sensitivity.
Confidence to make decisions quickly and effectively without guidance from above and to own that decision.
Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team.
Resilience and stamina to sustain performance when under pressure from a high volume of work and conflicting priorities.
Flexible approach to changing priorities and requirements.
The right person for this role is someone who is looking to move into a senior role and is excited by the opportunity to work with a dynamic and growing team and help drive a company forward.
Whilst the position is full time the company is supportive of flexible working arrangements.
Running the Tongue Tied Media office and all areas of the business from an administrative perspective.
Key support for the CEO who needs a strong presence to rely on at all times in the office.
Demonstrates initiative & has the ability to implement new ways of working.
Attend industry events as a representative of the company if required.
Confident & effective communicator & quickly builds rapport with all contacts.
How to Apply
To apply for this role we would require the following;
- CV and Covering Letter
- One page clearly detailing your experience for the role and why you want to work for Tongue Tied Media.
Please email both to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date 5th September 2018