Sony Music Entertainment

  • Assistant, Sales

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-7177
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Sales - Other
    Level
    Entry-Level
  • Overview

    The Orchard is an independent music and film distribution company distributing music from artists such as AWOLNATION, Kelsea Ballerini, and Skepta as well as films like Cannes Grand Prix Winner BPM (Beats Per Minute), and Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, and The Hero. With our industry-leading technology and operations, we partner with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.

     

    The Orchard is looking for a Sales Assistant to join our Los Angeles office.

    Responsibilities

    The Orchard’s Film & TV division represents the next chapter of significant growth for the company, and has seen impressive growth over the last few years while providing end-to-end digital distribution services to many premiere brands including the NBA, Scholastic and Red Bull Media, as well as feature length scripted and documentary filmmakers/producers. Coupled with a robust film & TV acquisitions strategy, The Orchard’s growing theatrical, physical and digital business represents a unique opportunity for the right candidate looking for growth in an entrepreneurial environment.

     

    Reporting to the Director of Sales, the Sales Assistant is a proactive, driven, and creative individual with a passion for indie films. The individual will be responsible for supporting the sales team across all cable, satellite, and digital releases.

    • Update The Orchard’s release schedule, sales grid, and other internal databases
    • Assist in the creation and maintenance of The Orchard’s slate and sales presentations
    • Submit invoices and follow up on payments
    • Outline on-platform merchandising on release day and build marketing decks
    • Brainstorm catalogue lifecycle opportunities and assist in promoting seasonal library titles
    • Drive sales post-mortem analysis
    • Help facilitate the development of key creative assets and marketing materials throughout the campaign
    • Keep a constant, keen eye on competitive trends and activities within the digital distribution industry
    • Optimizing The Orchard AVOD content on YouTube
    • Help organize the Sales and Marketing intern program and delegate responsibilities
    • Work closely with various cross-departmental groups
    • Assist sales team locking in promotions and across physical home entertainment business in regards to deadlines and trackers
    • Ad Hoc projects as needed

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required
    • Experience working in film, marketing, or sales environment
    • Knowledgeable at PowerPoint and other computer skills including Excel, Word, and Photoshop is a plus
    • Strong presentation skills
    • General knowledge of traditional and emergin content distribution platforms
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent organizational, time management skills, and must be a team player
    • At ease in fast-paced, high energy, ever-changing work environment

     

    The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 30 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners' business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, 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.

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