London - North




Sales Executive – S4271

A key role at the distribution arm of a major media company, developing and implementing sales strategies to meet sales forecasts and drive new business. 


Our client is an independent distributor of content across all genres.


Proactively develop new sales opportunities and evaluate new content for distribution, ensuring that budgets and deadlines are met.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Grow business in Central and Eastern Europe, maximising sales and pre-sales of all content to broadcasters, SVOD and AVOD platforms.
  • Maintain knowledge of  programme selection and purchasing in the relevant territories.
  • Meet budgets and evaluate new content for distribution, submitting sales forecasts to the VP Sales and Acquisitions.
  • Utilise content knowledge, researching current trends for bespoke material requirements and action to ensure timely delivery to clients.
  • Attend all relevant trade markets and make appropriate sales trips, growing close relationships with existing and prospective clients.




With a experience of TV content and format sales, you will have a commercial and entrepreneurial outlook towards sales and an understanding of TV and VOD licensing deals.  


You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships and contacts within the industry.


Lastly, you will have a highly proactive approach to business and have an understanding of contracts and negotiations.


A strong cultural awareness and understanding of new relevant technologies is crucial for this role.   



A competitive salary is available to the successful candidate.

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


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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