Sideways Film are looking for a Sales Executive
Written on: 16. 09. 2014 [18:39]
Hi everyone, we're looking for an experienced Sales Executive!
You can see the ad here:
and its also pasted below. We also often seek out interns looking for their start in the industry, thanks!
We're a leading documentary sales agency specialising in worldwide broadcast sales, followed by education, online, DVD & inflight markets.
We have an opportunity for a driven, target-focused Sales Executive, with at least 2 years' sales experience - ideally in documentary & factual programming.
Sideways Film is a leading documentary sales agency specialising in worldwide broadcast sales, followed by education, online, DVD and Inflight markets.
We work closely with our film makers to ensure that every title offers a unique perspective and gets the attention it deserves.
We are active across the globe attending markets and festivals on every continent to meet with and extend our client base.
Sideways Film are looking for a driven, target-focused Sales Executive, with at least two years of sales experience - ideally in documentary and factual programming - a strong work ethic and an ability to work unsupervised.
Your role will be to license our catalogue to clients across all media, though primarily broadcast, within your territories.
This will necessitate confidence and experience in pitching, negotiation and a thorough understanding of deal terms, experience in planning and attending major markets and a passion for documentaries.
Keys skills and Experience Required
A minimum of two years' experience in factual broadcast sales
Proven experience in reaching sales targets, and existing relationships with buyers across your territories.
A thorough understanding of deal terms and of how to maximise the value of the rights we represent during negotiations.
Experience in planning and attending major and minor markets and festivals.
High level of numeracy, literacy and confidence in dealing with both clients and film makers.
Fluency in a second or third language
A genuine interest in documentary acquisitions.
For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity to take your career forward within a small team and a growing company.
You will be offered the autonomy and flexibility to make your mark on our company and the industry. The right candidate, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to documentaries and the issues they convey, will find our work culture and the role hugely rewarding.
Salary is dependent on experience, with a competitive commission dependent on meeting targets.