Business Director (Entertainment team)

Lead the team in driving revenue within our music and entertainment pod, working with some of the biggest names in the business.
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About Fanbytes


Fanbytes is an award-winning Gen Z marketing agency based in Old Street, London. As a leader in this field, we offer our clients unparalleled access to the Gen Z audience. We're really proud of our impact and growth over the last few years. Especially more recently, our CEO, Timothy Armoo was honoured with a Forbes 30 Under 30 accolade.

With clients who include all major record labels, Vestiaire, Charlotte Tilbury Nike and even the UK Government we combine technology and insights to provide influencer programmes, performance marketing, strategy, creativity and digital marketing to create highly effective marketing campaigns that enable brands to reach this hard-to-reach demographic. (Click here to be blown away)

Along with our flagship influencer programmes and marketing services, we have built a number of unique IP setting the gold standard for Gen Z media agencies, including:

  • Bytesized Talent - a talent agency exclusively managing the biggest stars on Tiktok. This allows us to build long term ambassador programs with brands
  • Bytehouse - the UK’s first-ever Tiktok house which received global press as the first of its kind
  • Fanbytes Fund - a fund that runs influencer marketing campaigns for black-owned businesses using black creators seeking to elevate the voices of black and diverse creators.

About You

As Business Director for the Entertainment pod you will be responsible for overseeing the management and development of your team and growing a collective of verticals and key accounts. This is a sales role and so you must be able to demonstrate a successful track record of both driving new business and delivering first class influencer marketing campaigns.

Leading a team of Partnership Managers and Account Managersto plan and develop engaging Gen Z marketing campaigns, you’ll need to have a strong view on why businesses should embrace influencers and current social platforms, and how our marketing strategies can be their driving force to win the hearts of Gen Z.

Roles and Responsibilities

As Business Director, you will be responsible for:

  • Leadership: Managing the team (sales and client services) on a daily basis alongside the development of longer term goal setting, tracking and completion whilst supporting the team on ad hoc projects as required. 
  • New Business: Cultivate relationships with new golden clients in order to grow pod revenue, individually and as a team
  • Coaching and Development: Support the sales team and provide help and guidance on sales tactics so that we maximise revenue from new and existing clients
  • Managing key client relationships: Work with the sales team to foster new senior relationships within our most important golden clients helping to forge new opportunities.
  • Identifying longer term opportunities: Proactively work with the Commercial Director and your team to identify and secure longer term partnerships and retainer deals
  • Improving processes: Work with the Commercial Director and Account Director to finesse our processes and ways of working - both internally amongst peers and externally with clients
  • Financial management: Ensuring that the pod is delivering campaigns that are profitable and efficient

Key Requirements: Our ideal candidate will...

  • Have at least 5 years of sales experience as well as experience within the advertising /  influencer marketing industry.
  • Prior experience working with Entertainment clients or within the entertainment industry.
  • Be experienced in managing a team of at least 5 people; setting team targets, delivering outstanding influencer marketing campaigns and supporting the personal development of junior team members.
  • Have a good track record in sales - driving new business and account growth

Culture & Benefits

At Fanbytes, we are ambitious, creative and smart people, within an open, sharing and supportive environment. We live and breath Gen Z in everything from our work to our socials. Some additional benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Holiday: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and birthdays off
  • Equipment: A company Laptop, and other tech requirements on request
  • Wellbeing Programme: We support our employees in and out of the office and have a full service EAP in place that provides mental health, legal and financial support for everyone at Fanbytes
  • We partner with Perkbox – which includes access to subscription apps, wellbeing support, online exercise classes, discounts and much more!
  • Socials: We finish early on Fridays, starting all-hands at 4.30 PM followed by socials and games. We also arrange monthly outings, lunches, and occasional full-team get togethers and events!
  • Learning: We cover costs for relevant courses, books, and other upskilling - just ask and you shall receive!
  • Awards: Fun monthly prizes, including Fanbyter of the Month, team leaderboards and more.
  • Large progressions for growth – we believe that everyone should be the entrepreneur in their own job. You’ll be a key player in the next stage of growth for the company.
  • We believe in working hard but also creating a fun environment with other young forward thinking people.

Start date: ASAP

Contract type: Full Time

Location: We are a London based company and operate via a hybrid model. Our team rotate coming into an office a couple of days a week for team based projects and to collaborate.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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People you might work with


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And if all that doesn't excite you then have a look at the below...

As a Fanbytes employee you benefit from the following and more:

  • Perkbox Partner

    Full EAP, access to meditation apps, online gym classes, development programmes, free treats and discounts.... 💸

  • Birthday's off!

    That's right... you get your birthday off on top of your annual leave allowance! 🎉

  • Socials

    New joiner lunches, monthly socials and soon some face to face meetups! 🍕🍻

  • Upskilling

    We have an upskilling fund in place to support personal development and give you time off to use it each quarter. 📚

Who We Are

Led by a team of young techies and advertising veterans, we help brands engage with younger audiences in the most interactive ways on the planet. 

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