Posted on September 26, 2018

New Business Assistant

Closing: October 24th 2018

The New Business Assistant will assist the New Business team and  Head of Communications to execute Passion’s Communications and Sales strategies. On a day to day basis, they will develop client relations, book showreel and sales meetings,  execute PR and marketing strategies, create and execute copy for social media posts, email newsletters, web copy etc. They will plan and organise brand events, workshops and award entries.

Reporting to: Head of Communications 

New Business

    Create and Manage Salesforce Records

    Compiling director’s Reels

    Booking showreel meetings with advertising agencies for Head of Sales and Passion / Strange beast EP’s

    Staying updated with our director’s work and style and knowing their work inside out

    Nurturing and building new relationships in the industry

    Attending social events and being involved with activities will be a part of your role.

PR & Social Media

    Create content for Press releases, Social Media and Newsletters

    Engage with media to build relationships

    Monitoring industry media for features

    Taking and filing press cuttings of features

    Monthly Reporting



    Take press and festival enquiries

    Festival Submissions and Payments

    Manage Calendars


Knowledge and Skills

The ideal candidate will have excellent written communication skills, be able to write to a brief and communicate brand messages. Basic Photoshop and inDesign skills are a plus, a creative eye is key. They will be an organised person, able to manage multiple channels and stakeholders. They must also be able to work with others, manage relationships with media and agencies to achieve Passion’s communications and sales objectives. An understanding of the SEO/Marketing relevance of the above channels is preferred as well as an appreciation of the business impact of effective communication. An interest in the world of production and animation and a taste for art and design would be helpful!


Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]. We will then ask you to complete a short writing task to bring to interview should your application reach that stage.