Position - Manager, Business Development

Time Requirement - Full time

Application processing - On a rolling basis

Requirement - Urgent basis

Job Description

1. Consumer Research - Consumer segments and demand appetite
2. Market Research - luxury market, events market, business in india
3. Industry Research - Brands, Business houses, Individuals
4. Event Specific Research - looking at key events, and studying their models, direction, growth etc
5. Marketing Plan - contributing to the overall plan, executing the plan across different stages of the fair
6. Media Partners - Closure of lists, contracts, raising advertising, onsite execution
7. Media buying - Budgeting and executing the annual paid marketing plan
8. Content Creation - Proposals, presentations, documentation for internal & external use
9. Sponsor Marketing - Devising associations and alliances for brands and sponsors, researching their needs and objectives in the market, thereby devising opportunities and elements to serve those objectives.
10. Sponsor Servicing - contracting, follow ups, approvals, updates, emailing, meetings, on ground events, acrtivations, programming and interactions planned specific to sponsors.
11. Design & Advertising - working with the design team, to ideate and create advertising + outdoor content for the annual cycle of the year.
12. Website Updation - Working with the team and the programmer to recycle and update the information on IAF website
13. PR Integration - working in tandem with PR team for the whole art fair campaign and also with sponsors to create a channel for the required output
14. Digital Integration - working on the marketing plan from the fairs perspective as well as on the sponsor front to contribute and execute on the digital marketing.
15. Affiliate Marketing - Looking at city wise marketing programmes, generating content and engagement within different cities for the fair
16. Onsite Production support - Supporting the team for onsite build up and execution of sponsor spaces
17. Onsite servicing - supporting the team during the set up and fair days on front of house servicing, across stakeholders
18. Initiated design integration at the art fair - engagements at the art fair, research, outreach, execution and servicing of other BTL partners at the fair
19. Record Keeping - Maintaining, records, contracts, emails across partnerships

The ideal candidate would have

Knowledge/curiosity about international and indian art scenes
Excellent communication, writing and research skills
Excellent time management and problem solving skills
Ability to work in a team and under pressure, for long hours when necessary
Dynamic personality, calm and well mannered
Excellent command of English
IT skills - proficiency in Ms Office (Word, excel and powerpoint)

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter here