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VP Sales and Sales Consultant (TV) - Mat Cover

Immediate Start - FTC - Mat. Cover

This is a great opportunity for a TV Sales professional to join a well-known international producer and distributor of TV content on a short-term contract with an immediate start, or close to it.

Our client is a well-established, highly successful international producer and distributor of TV content, with production companies around the world.

The company is urgently searching for a highly experienced, confident sales professional to temporarily step into the shoes of a valued incumbent while she is on maternity leave.

You will be primarily responsible for selling programmes, but also some formats.

The key regions you’ll cover include: Latin America (fluency in Spanish / Portuguese will be very beneficial), and Asia Pacific. However, if you can offer a different portfolio of experience, the client is open to discussion.

The position needs to be filled urgently, so please get in contact only if you are available for an immediate start.

Terms and conditions are all open to negotiation.

Head of Content - Scripted

This is an opportunity to join an exciting, prestigious company in an important commissioning role which will help shape the future of broadcast content.

The Company

Our client is well known, fast-moving – and highly regarded and renowned for its high-end, award-winning content that gets people talking.

The Role

In this important role, you will help develop new and compelling scripted content that’s completely “on trend” and has global appeal. You’ll be involved in all creative aspects from concept though to completion.

The Candidate

With a passion for content and viewer trends, and a comprehensive knowledge of the business, your successful track record must clearly demonstrate your talent and your ability to deliver.

Details
Our client is offering an attractive package, to attract the very best talent.

VP TV Sales - UK & N America (English Speaking Territories)

This is a chance to join a leading international TV group in a key role selling programmes and formats to major clients in the UK and N America - plus other English-speaking territories.

The Company

Our client is a leading international content creator, known for producing and distributing highly TV content, which are enjoyed globally.

They have a high number of high-profile and award-winning titles and formats. They have also established bases in both the UK and the US as well as other centres, and sold programming into more than 50 territories.

Our client has continued to bolster a strong status as a creator of premium TV content that is able to travel well to multiple lucrative markets.

The Role

Our client is looking for an experienced VP Sales to cover sales of formats, finished series of both unscripted and scripted content to all English-speaking territories.

Clients include the major streamers such as Amazon Prime, Apple, Netflix, and HBO.
The role includes pre-sales and will be based in the London office – partially working from home.

The Candidate

The company is looking for someone with a notable track record in international sales. They need to have excellent negotiation skills and a contact book of buyers across the various territories.

A self starter, they need to be able to deal with complex deal-making and be able to liaise with various stakeholders based in different territories.

This is a great opportunity to step up to join a highly successful TV group.

Details

Our client is offering an attractive package to attract the very best talent.

Head of Sales Operations – Int’l Content Distribution

The COMPANY

Our client is a well-known and highly successful producer and distributor of entertainment content around the world. Through organic growth and multiple acquisitions, the company has become a notable force in the sector.

This newly-created role will be involved with all the company’s international distribution operations.

The ROLE

The ultimate objective of this role is to create more efficient, effective sales admin systems which provide fast, accurate information on what content is available for sale and when. This information is critically important for the various international sales teams - and for budgeting and forecasting purposes.

In short, you will oversee and champion the international sales division’s processes and systems, working closely with all teams involved in the sales process from Sales, LBA, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Content and Rights Management.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Provide leadership and strategic direction to existing transformational programmes
• Look for further improvement to the efficiency and effectiveness of the admin supporting sales processes (including rights and availability processes, forecasting, deal support, and sales and customer engagement)
• Review utilisation of the sales management system across the company and evaluate potential improvements on behalf of all stakeholders
• Provide sales analyses for new content acquisition business plans
• Provide support and insight into annual budgeting process (in conjunction with heads of Sales, Global Content & Finance).

Person PROFILE

To be considered for this opportunity you will need considerable depth of experience in international sales admin, with hands-on involvement with the systems and processes which support the business.

You must have led process reviews and been instrumental in implementing changes in a large, complex organisation.

You must also be an expert user of SalesForce or a comparable sales management tool.

Your personal qualities must be suited to a transformational role of this nature which requires a collaborative approach but also a persuasive, determined one - and the ability to deliver on tough decisions.

DETAILS

An excellent six figure remuneration package is available for the successful candidate. Hybrid working arrangement possible.