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magnifying lens on the laptop keyboard in blue lightAs a media executive search firm, we are always interested to hear from executives in the media and entertainment sectors whose skills & experience are commensurate with the calibre of searches we conduct.

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Managing Director - Netherlands & Belgium – Media Localisation

Excellent leadership opportunity for an experienced executive, heading up Netherlands / Belgium for a major media localisation business.

Based Netherlands; Dutch and/or other language skills highly desirable.

 

The Client

Our client is a major, global localisation business offering subtitling and dubbing services from offices around the world, including the Netherlands. Its customers include blue-chip international broadcasters, platforms and content owners.

This is an exciting time for the localisation business with high global demand for services resulting in substantial growth - and the company has further expansion plans both on a local and a global level. 

The company attributes its success to its policy of hiring   the most passionate people in the localisation industry who are grounded in the company core values.

 

The Role

Due to the promotion of the current incumbent, the company is now looking for a new Managing Director for its Netherlands business which also serves Belgium. The successful candidate will provide leadership across the Dutch office and will ensure the local business is aligned to the global business strategy.

They will focus on business performance and will own P&L responsibility for these territories as well as leading the team. They will also have operational oversight and will be expected to build strong relationships with clients to understand their objectives and ensure they receive high quality services promptly delivered at reasonable cost.

The successful candidate will also be expected to form vital links with the company’s Northwest Europe Team, meeting regularly to address strategy and growth plans  in the region.

 

The Candidate

Prior operational management skills are essential for this role, and you must have an understanding the role of localisation to the broadcasters, platforms and content owners. You must have experience focusing on business performance and growth and be able to generate new business, while controlling the budget and costs.

Your leadership skills must be first rate and you must be comfortable delegating duties, providing guidance and identifying core strengths – and ultimately inspiring individuals to deliver exceptional service.

Finally, you must be confident building strong relationships with clients, senior global management and industry stakeholders.

As the role is based in the Netherlands, Dutch language skills are highly desirable, with other languages being helpful.

A full Job Brief is available to suitably qualified candidates. Please apply with a CV and covering letter to application@luminasearch.com

Head of Film & TV Production Finance – Middle East

This is an exciting career opportunity for a highly experienced finance executive with a strong background in film & TV production.

The role is based in the MENA region with substantial regional travel.

The tax-free remuneration package will reflect the importance of the role.

Our client is a major producer of filmed entertainment content, primarily for the Middle Eastern market. Their content is distributed via their numerous tv channels and their own streaming service to a regional audience of millions.

The company’s total annual budget covering a wide range of TV and feature film projects is in the hundreds of millions of dollars – which explains the importance of this role.

Reporting to the Group CFO, the role will require you to gain a firm grasp of the production finance function, ensuring that productions are adequately financed on the best possible terms and that the company’s production finance team and processes are optimised.

The role requires extensive experience of production finance perhaps as a CFO for a production company or a Studio division.

You must be confident and comfortable dealing with co-producers, banks, other Corporate and Government officials – and colleagues.

The role will be demanding and is not for someone looking for the easy life! There will be extensive travel both between Dubai and KSA and further afield. And the volume of projects (and related deadlines) requires an exceptional individual who is organised, calm, and fast-thinking.

The tax-free remuneration package will be substantial and will reflect the seniority and responsibility attached to the role.

If you would like to know more, please send your details (or a link to your LinkedIn profile) to our MD Anne Fenton who is leading this search.