Commercial Manager

  • Full Time
  • London

Website Timeline Television Ltd

Timeline Television Ltd


Timeline Television has a solid history of quality live programming, Outside Broadcasts, Studio, Editing and Post-Production We are a recognised and reliable name in UK broadcasting. Most of the UK’s television networks have trusted Timeline to deliver technical and creative facilities for programmes as diverse as live sporting events, live music, award shows, political conferences, light entertainment, and current affairs.

This role is based at our Ealing Broadcast Centre but works across all divisions of Timeline’s business.

Reporting into the Senior Commercial Manager, you’ll be responsible for delivering a proportion of annual revenue across our Outside Broadcasts, Studios and Post-Production departments, and maximising revenue and EBITDA.


Proactively grow our customer base as well as retaining existing customers

Support maximum utilisation of facilities in coordination with relevant department heads

Lead commercial negotiations from quoting through to completion and handover to technical teams

Manage sales enquires, owning customer relationships and ensuring all opportunities are acted upon in a timely manner

Support the delivery teams in resolving any potential conflicts in an appropriate and conclusive manner

Support the Senior Commercial Manager in identifying opportunities including volume deals and joint OB, studios, and post-production contracts

Support the full use of the company’s booking and billing system (Mediapulse), to ensure streamlined handover of planning details and excellent quality of data accuracy. e.g., reporting, billing


Experience of working in a broadcast environment either OBs, Studios, or Post-Production (NB: a career history as a unit manager or studio resource manager would be highly desired but not essential)

Experience in quoting for large scale technical proposals (preferably within the broadcast industry)

Experience of end-to-end commercial contract negotiations and the ability to evaluate and objectively decide between different commercial opportunities

Proven success and experience in working to commercial targets

A team player who builds strong relationships based on trust and mutual respect with a range of different internal teams (Operations, Finance, Legal, etc.)

High level of numeracy and comfort with financial management including budgets, pricing strategies, reporting and billing

Exceptional organisational skills

Highly developed oral and written communication skills

Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure

This is a Monday-Friday office hours role.

We offer an opportunity to work with collaborative and helpful team members across all locations. You are also eligible for a variety of employee benefits including:

Private health care
Medical cash benefits
Cycle to Work scheme
Gym Membership
Travel insurance.

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