Job Details

Job title

Development Director, OBO London

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Senior Manager

Function

Professional Services

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Diversified role with a strong focus on the development of OBO's client base, network, brand positioning as well as project specific work. In collaboration with the Development team in Paris, this role will proactively and effectively champion new business efforts to benefit both the London and Paris offices.

Commercial & New Business

  • Work closely with senior management team to develop and implement business growth strategies and financial forecasting
  • Identify, present and approach new leads and targets globally
  • Present and pitch OBO's services to prospects, partners and key players from relevant sectors
  • Develop and maintain fruitful relationships with clients, partners & prospects
  • Manage, maintain and develop OBO London's new business database
  • In consultation with our appointed lawyers, update, negotiate and execute client contracts

Communications and Brand Development

  • Keep informed of industry news and evolutions
  • Provide input on content to the French Development team who maintain update and edit our bespoke marketing tools
  • Brief photographers and video teams on the capture of content for events produced by the London office
  • Update and send out external communication to database as required
  • Provide senior Company presence on site at live events

A more detailed job description is available on application. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate 

  • Strategic, analytical and commercial thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • In collaboration with wider team, ability to write creative, well researched and tailored presentations, pitches and reports in response to client briefs
  • Ability to work independently on set tasks as well as collaboratively with the wider team, vendors and clients
  • Self-motivated, hard-working and ambitious
  • Positive attitude and hungry to achieve results
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Knowledge of cultural industries, social trends & local market
  • Minimum 5+ years experience 

About Us

OBO

OBO is an independent and global creative production company dedicated to creating exceptional content and brand experiences across all media for its clients in luxury, fashion and entertainment.We are experts in our field with 18 years of experience, and hundreds of client projects delivered around the world. OBO delivers authentic and world-class experiences that align its clients’ ambitions with ever changing consumer expectations. OBO, and our sister company Prodject, are established in Paris, London and New York. We provide our clients with a global outlook, a local perspective and industry wide insights.   

Services: Creative Direction, Event Production, Content Production, Set Design, Executive Consulting.