Media Business Insight | International Sales Manager
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International Sales Manager

With extensive international travel
Brand names: KFTV & World of Locations
Reporting to: Senior Sales Manager
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Location: Old Street, London
Hours: 37.5
Salary: D.O.E
About Media Business Insight

Media Business Insight Limited (MBI) is based at the heart of East London’s ‘Tech City’ and owns a unique portfolio of leading multichannel subscription-based brands, offering content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry across TV, advertising, film and marketing services.

MBI brands are: Broadcast, Screen International, KFTV, The knowledge, Production intelligence and ALF Business Development.


Our Values
We’re all in this together!

Customer Focus – Our customers are at the heart of our business.

Passion – We embrace teamwork, promote creativity and work towards a common goal of success.

Honesty – We are committed to open and transparent communication.

Expertise – We work hard to become experts in our specialist disciplines and fields.

Innovation – We encourage creativity to maintain our position as market leader.


About the Brands


Starting off as a print directory more than 50 years ago, KFTV has evolved into a comprehensive online directory and information hub for the international media production community.

KFTV allows you to search for film, TV and commercials production services around the world.

Production managers, line producers, producers, art directors, location managers and other production personnel search the website for anything from studios to camera equipment and from service companies to accountants.

World of Locations

World of Locations is a print publication showcasing the world’s film, TV and commercials locations – used by production companies and professionals who want inspiration about where to film their next project.


Job Description

To sell web-based marketing solutions to international production services companies, film commissions, equipment rental companies and location companies into the newly relaunched and its related weekly bulletins. Customers are a mix of established customers and new prospects.

To sell print-based marketing solutions across the Production Guide (produced by KFTV) and World of Locations.

Most customers are overseas, trips to visit customers are undertaken throughout the year. Most trips are between 5 – 14 days.



Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Make appointments over the phone and email prior to a sales trip and plan effective use of time whilst on trip.
  • Present to customers in person, but also to engage prospective clients via phone and email.
  • Meet & exceed targets – monthly, quarterly & annually
  • Exceed activity based Key Performance Indicators
  • Provide accurate weekly forecasts & manage pipeline effectively
  • Ensure details gathered from prospects are captured on CRM system, and to use the CRM system to develop leads and plan activity
  • To provide market intelligence and feedback on important market trends or any other relevant information gleaned via the sale process
  • When required to attend relevant industry events & exhibitions – possibly abroad.
  • To ensure that all verbal and written communications are of high quality.
  • To ensure that copy is supplied by clients when required
  • To provide full account management to clients.



Person Specification
  • Candidates with 3 or more years sales experience.
  • Opening new opportunities (pitching)
  • Questioning & qualification
  • Objection handling
  • Negotiation
  • Closing
  • Effective written communication
  • Pipeline management & forecasting
  • A good understanding of key sales challenges
  • Confident in making first contact by phone and experience in telesales
  • A keen networker


Additional personal requirements
  • High achiever
  • Curious
  • Resilient
  • Punctual & reliable
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Willing to travel


Why work for MBI?

Media Business Insight is a great place to develop your career. MBI staff are hugely passionate about their brands and what they do. They are hardworking, effective and expert professionals who provide trusted and essential services.


Our commitment to you:
  • Development and training
  • Social Commitments and People Perks


In recognition of our talented people we also offer?
  • Flexible Working hours
  • Additional day’s annual leave for each year of service up to 30 days
  • Hold annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • Option to buy and sell holidays
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Company sponsored lunch & learning sessions
  • Friday breakfasts
  • Unlimited tea and coffee, to keep us all going!


We look forward to working with you!


How to apply

Please send your CV and salary expectations to

The subject of the email needs to clearly state the job title of the vacancy, and body should detail salary expectations.

Candidates will be responded to when they apply, and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th July


Please note: acquisition by agencies will not be appreciated.