Business Development Coordinator

British Film Institute


Salary: £27,498 - £29,880 per annum

The BFI are seeking a Business Development Coordinator to provide administrative support to the New Business Manager.

We are seeking a Business Development Coordinator’s to provide administrative support the New Business Manager across our work with Universities, ranging from onboarding institutions, organising guest speakers, talks and work placements, to researching and investigating new leads and opportunities.

BFI Enterprise is a small team acting as an incubator for new revenue generating ideas within the BFI. In recent years, its work with UK Universities has grown significantly with the range of services it can offer extending from student access to the BFI Player to a range of talks and bespoke training opportunities. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead on the administration across the Enterprise Team, specifically for our work with Universities from welcome letters, communicating with speakers, scheduling remote video sessions, communicating with clients
  • Initiate and track the processing of new customers and supplier documentation and support with invoices, PO’s, etc.
  • Provide welcome introductions to online or in-person events (e.g. guest or career talks, training courses)
  • Follow up leads and set up sales calls for prospective new clients / university subscriptions or partnerships

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience contributing to the planning and successful delivery of projects working in a commercial or business development/partnerships environment
  • Awareness and interest of UK Film / TV / Screen industries
  • Experience of coordinating in person or online events / talks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description on our website.

About the BFI

We are a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. We believe society needs stories. Film, television and the moving image bring them to life, helping us connect and understand each other better. We share the stories of yesterday, search for the stories of today, and shape the stories of tomorrow.

At the BFI you’ll enjoy benefits such as excellent support for working parents, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.


Please apply via our website.

Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be viewed by clicking on the attachments found in the job listing on our site.

First interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 17 April 2023

The closing date for this position is 10/04/2023 at 17:00

Subscribe to our mailing list

What would you like to receive emails about? *
* indicates required