NFM Vacancy - Head of Marketing & Commercial Development

Posted: 25th January 2017

Job title:                                Head of Marketing & Commercial Development

Terms:                                   Full time

Salary:                                   £32,000 - £42,000 plus generous incentive scheme

Deadline:                               22/02/2017

Northern Film & Media (NFM) is the North East’s creative agency, working with the region’s film and TV sector, digital content companies and professional digital arts businesses providing a range of business support, one-to-one advice, events and seminars, talent development initiatives, mentoring and market access backed up with a production service attracting incoming TV and film projects to generate inward investment.  Since its formation NFM have leveraged nearly £100m investment in the region’s creative industries and backed over 800 creative projects and companies.

We are now at an exciting and challenging point in our development.  The funding structures for our work are changing significantly, particularly with the uncertainty surrounding European Structural Funds as a result of the EU referendum and Brexit.  As a result we have recently undertaken a review of our business and are now implementing ambitions to make our organisation more entrepreneurial, broaden our funding and income generation portfolio, building on our success and reputation as a key regional and national industry specialist, positioning ourselves to take advantage of new opportunities regionally and nationally.

The Head of Marketing & Commercial Development is a new post which has been introduced as a result of this review.  This is a key element of our exciting plans for the future and aims to strengthen our strategic development and in particular the post holder will:

  • Take lead responsibility for all fundraising/income generation, including identifying and establishing new sources of income including self-generated funds, membership models, corporate sponsorship/opportunities and events/training activity
  • Work closely with the Managing Director to ensure income generation targets meet the ambitions for a sustainable future for NFM
  • Ensure all programme activity is delivered to the highest possible standards focussing on how the programme of activity supports the individuals and businesses involved and supports NFM in its role as a key industry specialist regionally and nationally

We are looking for an innovative, strategic and entrepreneurial individual with previous experience of income generation, programming activity and business development, preferably within a creatively driven setting. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and experienced team and be a key part of supporting the delivery of our ambitious plans for the future.

A job specification may be downloaded via the link below.

To apply please forward a CV and covering letter by email to NFM's Managing Director, John Tulip. 


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