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Retail and Business Development Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.

Role Responsibility

In this key role you will drive representation at retail of BBC Studio brands by developing and executing retail strategies, targeting key retail partners and manage brand collaborations. You will build long-term, strategic relationships with all key UK retailers enabling BBC Studios and our licensees to maximize product listings, sell through and margin across all physical product.

You will have a strong understanding of retail dynamics in the UK and proven success in developing and implementing multi-category retail activities at peak high profile retailers. Familiar with all aspects of retailing – including seasonal timeframes, listing negotiations, POP & promotional requirements, catalogue insertions etc.

Are you the right candidate?

You will be a confident, enthusiastic, positive self-starter. Able to manage conflicts effectively. Flexible, capable of working in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and looking for new opportunities.

You will have experience in one of the following areas:

  • Retail
  • Brand and/or product Licensing
  • Media sector and/or FMCG experience
  • B2B/B2C commercial and consumer products

Experience in permanent retail placement would be beneficial

About the BBC

Diversity matters at the BBC.  We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles.  The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 


We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.  


To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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