Short Form and Advertising
Vacancy Type

About The Role

Our Short Form and Advertising Department works with a number of clients across a broad range of industries. For the progression of the studio, it’s important that we both maintain existing relationships, whilst also looking at expanding and diversifying our client list. 

The New Business Coordinator will manage senior team members' diaries, assist with communication/client management, as well as collecting and maintaining data to help the team effectively drive their studio’s new business strategy. 

We are looking for an exceptionally organised, motivated individual with excellent communication skills and initiative to help the studio grow and succeed with their goals.

This role is being offered a part-time, fixed term contract. We are very happy to discuss flexible, hybrid and remote working options for all our vacancies.

Day to Day:

  • Researching potential clients and establishing contact details
  • Identifying networking opportunities/events and booking senior team members to attend them
  • Helping organise networking events and trade show stands
  • Drafting emails on behalf of senior team members
  • Communicating with external new business representatives on behalf of the studio
  • Maintaining our database for enquiries and potential contacts
  • Producing reports from database data and identifying trends for senior team members to review
  • Managing end of project process, collecting final copies of films and preparing materials for websites/press
  • Managing existing client database and ensuring regular contact is maintained
  • Helping organise gifts for clients
  • Ensuring any procurement of any service aligns with the studio’s B-Corp values.
  • Supply marketing with material for our social channels  

About You

Must Have:
  • Experience/training in marketing
  • Confident communicator internally and with clients/agencies
  • A love of organising with a keen attention to detail
  • A great team player and self-motivated
  • Proficient using G-Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Be able to commute into our London studio 2-4 times per month

Bonus Points:

  • A keen interest or passion in animation

About Us

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs, an Annie and an Emmy along the way!

We couldn’t be prouder that Blue Zoo is the first major animation studio in the world to receive B Corp certification. We’ve been independently certified by B Lab, a non-profit organisation who award the B Corp certification. The certification verifies companies who are working to improve the lives of employees as well as industries as a whole. The certification process involves over 170 rigorous metrics to improve the lives of our staff, customers, suppliers, and the local community, ensuring we are not just saying we are ethical with empty gestures, but independently evidencing it.

We are going through an exciting period of growth and are building a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy artists, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. Blue Zoo believes that a healthy balance in our lives - whatever our situation - is key to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We offer flexible working to support this.

We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated to make things better. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand and embrace fresh perspectives. 

What we’ve got for you:

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019, 2020 and 2022
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme
  • Many fun social events throughout the year - even though some of them have to be remote for the foreseeable!
  • Bi-monthly staff feedback and engagement programme
  • Friday "beer o'clock" and talks programme!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers
  • Online wellbeing programme
  • Profit share (for staff who have been with us for 2+ years)

Blue Zoo is committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies. 

To be engaged our people have to feel included and valued. We work hard to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is embedded in the way we work, not just an initiative. We strive to engender a studio community that feels a deep sense of pride and commitment that transcends any role, department or level and works together to produce excellent and engaging work.