Reporting to the EVP of Film & TV, the Executive Assistant / Office Manager is an organized, proactive, detail-oriented individual with an interest in the independent film, marketing and distribution space who is a mature and well-spoken individual who has a desire to learn and develop their skills in the industry through exposure and experience.
The individual is responsible, first and foremost, for managing the desk of the Exec VP of the Orchard’s film and TV division – from taking calls, managing the schedule, coordinating meetings and conference calls, acting as a liaison between talent, producers and directors with the Exec VP as well as serving as the first and last person visitors to the Orchard offices come in contact with when they visit the company. In addition, the individual will have the opportunity to learn about the independent film industry by being exposed to all aspects of the business – from acquisitions and distribution to marketing and publicity, as well as the administrative components of the role.
Report to: EVP, Film & Television
Other key relationships: VP, Sales and Marketing
VP, Business Development
VP, Theatrical Distribution
The Orchard is a leading independent film, TV and music distribution company operating in over 30 markets worldwide. Founded as a music distributor in 1997, The Orchard is a global innovator in the film and television distribution space, known for cutting-edge technology that provides filmmakers with up-to-the minute trending data and analytics on their projects.
Recent film releases include American Animals, Flower, Outside In, Kings, William Friedkin’s The Devil and Father Amorth, BPM (Beats Per Minute), Thelma, Super Dark Times, Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, The Work, 11/8/16, Trophy and The Hero. Upcoming releases include We The Animals, Under the Eiffel Tower, Birds of Passage and All About Nina.
The company’s film division has enjoyed recent successes as the Academy Award®-nominated documentaries Cartel Land and Life, Animated; Taika Waititi’s The Hunt for the Wilderpeople; Academy Award-winner Morgan Neville’s The Music of Strangers; Alex Lehmann’s Blue Jay; Antonio Campos’ Christine; Pablo Larrain’s critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-nominated Neruda; Oren Moverman’s The Dinner; and Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent. For more information on The Orchard, please visit www.theorchard.com.
The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.