Partnerships are key to delivering a global audience to the World Service in English and languages. Business Development is a dedicated team tasked with securing, developing and managing partnerships with broadcasters, both radio and TV, and digital organisations across the world.
We're looking to appoint a talented Business Development Co-ordinator on a 2-month FTC to join the World Service Business Development team based in Nairobi. As Business Development Co-ordinator you will provide full business, administrative and financial support to the World Service Africa Business Development team.Â
As Business Development Coordinator, you will:Provide professional and well organised administrative, secretarial and PA support. To assist the distribution of internal and external communication helping prepare and sending publicity to the partners and internal contacts liaising with Marketing and Audiences as necessary. To support day-to-day partner management and communication, co-ordinating and managing payments, revenue collection, marketing activity and working across new media initiatives. To maintain and update an Excel spreadsheet relating to ongoing business. To help organise and collate the monthly, quarterly and annual reports. To maintain and update the administrative and financial systems as required. To manage SAP processes and to raise Purchase Orders and Sales Orders for the team. To follow up and ensure payments are made in a timely fashion. To update, maintain and process partner reports from Maximizer as required. To draft, edit and issue day to day partner programme communication under the guidance of the Business Development Manager To help co-ordinate and organise meetings, travel, training and events, including attendance, bookings and purchasing. To set up meetings and basic monitoring of BBC partner broadcasts.
Are you the right candidate?
This position will expect you to have a thorough and systematic approach to routine administration, paying attention to accuracy, details and achieving deadlines. You will have practical knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM, sound book keeping skills and be highly numerate, with experience in raising of invoices and the production of accurate and timely information and reports. This role will also need you to have a professional approach, including the ability to exercise discretion and respect confidentiality. You will organise work effectively, prioritise sensibly and remain calm under pressure, whilst maintaining a customer focused attitude and cultural sensitivity. Youâll be expected to be naturally enthusiastic, energetic and have the willingness and ability to take the initiative in all aspects of the job. You will have experience in a media, sales or marketing environment, excellent interpersonal skills and have fluency in spoken and written English.
Contract:Â 2-month FTC
Band: Â B, local terms and conditions apply
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job board closing: Friday 2nd February (GMT)
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya
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