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TV Content Sales Manager – C4102

We have an opportunity for an experienced TV Content Sales Manager to join a highly successful distribution company specialising in Children’s content.


Previous experience of selling to France, Asia and/or other areas of Western Europe is highly desirable for this role.

The COMPANY:

Our client is a major independent entertainment company specialising in the production and distribution of children’s and family content.


The ROLE:

Reporting to the Head of Sales, you will be responsible for the sale of children’s programming across all media to international markets in France, Asia, and other territories.


You will be overseeing licences in your territories from pitching to closing, through contract negotiation and payment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the head of sales on the overall strategic direction, development and profitability of the company
  • Help create and implement sales strategies to exceed annual sales targets in given territories
  • Develop and manage relationships with key buyers
  • Assist with sales forecasts and provide information for budgetary updates.

 

The CANDIDATE:

  • You will have a proven track record of successful sales negotiation within the television distribution industry, ideally in children’s programming genres
  • You will have experience of selling both traditional broadcasting and non-standard TV, digital, and on demand rights
  • You will have excellent knowledge and understanding of the French TV market, along with well established contacts and existing working relationships. Fluency in French is highly desirable
  • Experience of working with other Western European territories, and Asian territories is also very desirable
  • You will possess strong analytical and strategic decision making ability
  • You will have an excellent track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets.


The REWARDS:

An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate.


The NEXT STEPS:

If your skills & experiences fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.  


Please click the ‘apply’ button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.


 

What to EXPECT:

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role
  • Our objective is to respond to all applications within 14 days unless otherwise stated.


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