Business Development Executive

British Pathe

World Famous Historic Film Archive Requires Business Development Executive

Job Description:

Working with producers and researchers on a wide variety of projects, from ‘The One Show’ to ‘The Crown’, British Pathe has established itself as the world’s number 1 historical newsreel archive, with a thriving global licensing business and vastly popular YouTube channel.

Following a decade of rapid growth and success, we are now seeking a Business Development Executive to join our small team in south London, to handle all footage licensing business with broadcasters and TV production companies in North America as well as a share of UK enquiries.


  • 2-3 years professional sales experience
  • Proven track record of meeting / exceeding targets
  • Familiar with CRM systems, with a sound understanding of their necessity
  • Strategic experience, and familiar with quarterly and annual target setting
  • Proven sales success under pressure
  • Broad knowledge and interest in history and TV


  • Degree level education
  • Experience in Film, TV, media or entertainment
  • Previous experience with archive footage

Personal Traits

  • Confident and outgoing
  • Innovative & creative thinker
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • A problem solver
  • Excel under pressure
  • A perfectionist, with a ‘no problem’ attitude
  • Great team player
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Able to work in a hands-on, fast-paced environment

What you will receive:

  • A fun, friendly and supportive working environment with an established, award-winning and creative team
  • Competitive salary + generous OTE bonus
  • Fabulous modern offices based in SW9
  • 23 days holiday
  • Private healthcare and pension options

To Apply

Please send you CV to

End date 24th Oct 2018