• North America Business Development Consultant/Contractor

    Job Location(s) US-CA-LOS ANGELES
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/12/2018 1:48 PM)
    # of Openings
    CJ 4DPlex
    Business Planning
  • Overview


    CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, please visit www.cjamerica.com.


    A growing startup under the CJ group, the CJ 4DPLEX branch specializes in delivering the latest, fully immersive 4D cinematic experience to moviegoers around the world. With over 250 theaters worldwide and multiple flagship sites in the U.S, the specially designed 4DX auditoriums come with top of the line motion chairs and environmental effects - wind, bubbles, rain, and even scent work. Our leading team of skilled editors work to maximize the immersive experience without overstepping comfort bounds. To learn more about the company, please visit our website for more details:http://www.cj4dx.com. 


    Business Development

    • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities in North America
    • Make initial contacts with potential clients
    • Present and promote our company and brands to potential clients in North America
    • Identify clients’ needs and recommend appropriate products/services
    • Generate and propose ideas on customizing product solutions to increase customer satisfaction
    • Establish a foundation for long-term trusting relationships with clients in North America
    • Proactively seek new business opportunities in North America market
    • Arrange meetings or introductions between (prospective) clients and business development team
    • Stay up-to-date with news and activities of exhibitors and competitions in North America.
    • Gather and analyze information on the movie theater industry, trends, exhibitors and competitions in North America and report to COO and Head of Business Development team when necessary
    • Report to the COO and Head of Business Development team when necessary on all business development activities twice a week


    Studio Relations

    • Upates Monthly on release line-ups for competitive formats if possible (Specifically: IMAX, D-Box, MX4D, Dolby Cinema)
    • Insight into costs that competitors are paying for advertising their formats in North America.
    • Research how many local titles are produced/year for competitive formats
    • Research worthwhile conventions or events to attend



    • Providing strategic counsel around CJ 4DPLEX Americas’ including insights on industry developments and trends, and recommendations on activities to pursue.
    • Assisting press, influencer, celebrity outreach efforts
    • Working closely with the CJ 4DPLEX Americas marketing team to complete relevant award submissions within the market
    • Investigating relevant opportunities to position CJ 4DPLEX Americas as a thought leader on innovation and the future of the cinema industry (for example: speaking opportunities, inclusion in industry trend stories, potential sponsorship opportunities, etc.).  

    Basic Qualifications

    • Master's degree & 8 years of directly related experience
    • Bachelor's degree & 10 years of directly related experience
    • Associate's degree & 12 years of directly related experience
    • High school diploma / GED & 14 years of directly related experience

    Preferred Qualifications


    • Experience/Knowledge in digital, film, media, entertainment industry
    • B.A. or equivalent in business management
    • Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Territory Management,
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Ability to analyze information and problem solving
    • Ability to build and develop relationship 
    • Excellent selling / sales strategy / presentation skills for large market opportunities
    • Good understanding of the film/entertainment industry


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