Acort International/Midnight Releasing, a well-established international film sales company SPECIALIZING IN HORROR & SCI-FI has an immediate opening for a Film Sales Administrative Assistant. We sell and market independent films domestically and internationally; we specialize in DVD to rental/retail companies (Redbox, Walmart, etc), the internet (Netflix, iTunes, VuDu, etc) and TV broadcast (Dish Network, Sci-Fi, Lifetime, etc). Our offices are located at SUN STUDIOS of Arizona in Tempe, Arizona.
· Administrative/customer relations/sales support experience in a professional office setting
· Admin support to CEO, document proofing, assistance w/ legal matters (contracts, agreements, copyrights, etc.)
· Proficient computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer/Chrome) with excellent typing a must
· Professional Communicator (written and verbal)
· Must be able to work within time constraints, meet deadlines and maintain absolute confidentiality
· Coordinate sales transactions, oversee preparation of materials for sales made, issuing PO’s, copyright/Docs, etc.
· Updating and coordinating sales of outside sales reps
· Must be extremely organized with attention to detail & accuracy
· Extreme Multi-Tasking – Strong & aggressive with problem solving, make ‘executive’ decisions, and get the job done
· Maintaining all client & prospect digital database and files
· Ability to offer fresh ideas and concepts, work independently without supervision
· Confidence & assertive with approachable personality
· Reliable, highly motivated, positive mental attitude team player with drive
· Marketing background a plus (press release writing, promotion of films via broadcast email design and implementation)
· Experience with Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and Adobe Photoshop or similar programs is a plus
Duties (in addition to above):
· Watching films for acquisitions
· Coordinating contract payments & collecting money due
· Oversee concept-to-completion design process of packaging/artwork
· Follow up with filmmakers to coordinate their delivery of films Materials/Deliverables to us or our lab
· Coordinate with Lab for production and delivery of Materials/Deliverables to client after client pays License Fee.
· Brainstorming – Ideas and processes to increase sales and efficiency
· Researching for positive new sales leads
· Researching industry trends, new technologies and practices (Internet, mags ie. Hollywood Reporter, Variety, etc)
· Follow up on all potential clients making sure they receive requested/contracted information
· Track domestic and international shipments
· Handling business correspondence
· Booking travel & hotels
· Prepare/Coordinate/Assist - for US & Foreign film trade shows (3-5 per year, ie. Cannes Film Festival)
· Advancement opportunities in professional yet fun, fast-paced, rock n' roll, movie and film, casual atmosphere.
Please apply only if your skills and personality fit our needs. This is a full-time, 9:00-6:30pm, Monday-Friday position. Starting pay $35,000+ DOE. Company offers vacation pay after 1 year and partial health benefits compensation after 90 days.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 11th, 2020. Interviews will be conducted the week of November 6th through 18th, 2020
TO APPLY: Please visit our websites for more info at eMaximMedia.com, AcortInternational.com, MidnightReleasing.com and our newest addition to the family SunStudiosAZ.com. Email cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references to:
Chris McLennan at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Film Sales Administrative Assistant (Acort International - Tempe, AZ)
Why Work Here?Acort International/Brain Damage Films/Midnight Releasing, a well-established feature film sales company located in Tempe at Sun Studios of Arizona has an immediate opening for a Film Sales Production Assistant. The company sells and markets films domestically and internationally, on the internet and to TV broadcast.
Advancement opportunities in professional yet fun, fast-paced, rock n' roll, movie and film, casual atmosphere.