Director, Sales

Posted: 8/30/2019

Location: Glendale, California
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Summary:

The Director, Sales position formally reports to the EVP, General Sales Manager providing theatrical sales and booking services for the Universal Pictures slate of films.

Responsibilities include:
  • Book commercial and specialized film across various sales territories.
  • Coordinate with Print Control for the trafficking of digital and when necessary 35mm prints for all release and pre-release screenings as well as non-theatrical engagements where applicable
  • Coordinate with exhibition and multiple delivery vendors to ensure proper print type delivery to exhibition
  • Collect weekly holdovers and other related tasks
  • Sell first run titles to independent and regional exhibitors
  • Negotiate / convey film rental policy directions from Universal executives to appropriate exhibitors
  • Collect missing box office reports and other related tasks where necessary
  • Facilitate the collection of film rental where necessary, working closely with Accounts Receivables


  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate has 10 years of experience working in theatrical distribution sales with established exhibitor relationships across the US
  • Ideal candidate also has knowledge and experience in distributing variety of film
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable working as a team as well as independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to meet strict deadlines
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends with short notice (if applicable)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or other related majors
  • Distribution industry sales experience is a must
  • Excellent negotiation skills

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