Strategy & New Business Development at Assemblage Entertainment
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Assemblage Entertainment - Associate - Strategy/Commercial & Corporate Finance (5-10 yrs)
JD : Associate - Strategy/Commercial & Corporate Finance
COMPANY DESCRIPTION :
Assemblage Entertainment is India's leading feature-film focused CGI animation studio based out of Mumbai, working on a slate of theatrical films and high end television content for global audiences. Set up in 2013 and headquartered in Mumbai, Assemblage boasts of an award-winning team of technocrats, artists and management professionals with several years of collective experience in creating world-class animation productions with major Hollywood studios and independent production companies globally. It is housed in a 15,000 sq. ft. facility with a team comprising of over 250 people. In a short span of time, Assemblage has delivered two full length feature films - first with Lionsgate called Norm of the North, which received a wide theatrical release across 2,400 screens in North America followed by a world-wide release, and then with an Australian producer on Blinky Bill - The Movie, distributed by Studio Canal. It is currently working on its third 3D stereoscopic CGI animated feature by Open Road Films with a strong voice cast including Alec Baldwin, John Cleese, Heidi Klum, James Franco, Jeremy Renner etc. Assemblage also recently worked on DreamWorks' Trollhunters - a Netflix Original Series by Guillermo del Toro, that has won several Emmy and Annie Awards.
Check us out at www.madassemblage.com
Job role & description :
You will work directly with the Company's Head of Corporate Strategy and assist in all types of strategic & finance initiatives ranging from strategy formation and entering new business segments or markets to developing systems to improve business efficiencies & KPIs. We are looking for specialists who are able to organize information, set clear priorities, multi-task and solve complex problems on their own. Someone who is able to work hard, under pressure and challenge their capabilities to achieve higher goals.
Responsibilities include :
1) Business Development and Strategy :
a. Assist in developing and evaluating a comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for new business opportunities
b. Conduct qualitative and quantitative research into the industry sector, markets and competitors by collating, analysing and interpreting data
c. Prepare investor and strategy presentations
d. Assist in creating a forward business plan on an annual basis and evaluate it on a monthly basis e. Drafting company information memorandum, marketing materials, management presentations
f. Liaising with various teams including accounts, operations, legal, HR and reviewing materials relevant to the commercial development of the business.
g. Prepare materials to update and advise the Board on various strategic topics
h. Evaluating various strategic alternatives.
2) Financing / Administrative :
a. Support various financing initiatives including creating presentation materials for raising capital and analysis for funds, banks, investors and other financial institutions
b. Assist in building and maintaining detailed financial/valuation/cash flow model for the business c. Assist in business planning and budgeting process on a annual/monthly basis
d. Providing administrative support and assistance as and when required
e. Liaise with other stakeholders (PR partners, lawyers, banks, financiers, advisors, consultants, etc.) externally and internally in order to ensure seamless information exchange across all relevant parties
Skills & qualification :
a. Relevant production experience in the field of Animation
b. Excellent communication skills
c. Good co-ordination & organization skills
d. Excellent people management Skills
e. Strong planning and scheduling abilities
f. Educational qualification : Graduate (preferably an MBA)