Overview

The Plug (operating as The Plug Entertainment Limited) is a Nigerian Entertainment company founded in 2016. It isknown for housing a talent management, booking agency, distribution, publishing, and event management unit. It manages some of the biggest talents in Africa, and curate phenomenal events.

Job Position: Business Development Manager

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Identify and evaluate new business opportunities within the entertainment industry, including but not limited to partnerships, collaborations, sponsorships, and revenue-generating ventures.
  2. Conduct market research and analysis to identify emerging trends, consumer preferences, and competitive landscape to inform business development strategies.
  3. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, partners, industry influencers, and relevant organizations.
  4. Collaborate with internal teams to develop tailored proposals, pitches, and presentations to showcase our capabilities and secure new business opportunities.
  5. Negotiate and finalize agreements, contracts, and terms of partnership to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes and long-term success.6. Monitor and track industry developments, market trends, and competitor activities to proactively identify opportunities and threats.
  6. Prepare regular reports and updates on business development activities, progress, and performance metrics for management review.
  7. Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities to enhance brand visibility and establish strategic partnerships.
  8. Stay abreast of advancements in the entertainment industry, including technology, content creation, distribution channels, and audience engagement strategies.
  9. Contribute to the overall strategic planning and growth initiatives of the company by providing insights, recommendations, and innovative ideas.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or related field with 3-5 years experience.
  2. Proven experience in business development, sales, or partnership management within the entertainment industry, with a track record of successfully identifying and securing new business opportunities.
  3. Strong understanding of the entertainment industry landscape, including trends, key players, and market dynamics.
  4. Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  5. Strategic thinker with analytical skills and the ability to translate market insights into actionable business strategies.
  6. Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making.
  7. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively.
  8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM software.
  9. Willingness to travel as needed.
  10. Passion for the entertainment industry and a creative mindset to drive innovation and growth opportunities.

Application Deadline
21st March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and Portfolio to: mariam@plugng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.