Develop a sales release strategy for each film ensuring the release date for each film is optimised, agreeing any opportunities or recommendations for date changes with Regional Office.
Manage and execute each films release terms and distribution contracts.
Work with GM, manage Terms negotiations with Exhibition and ensure film profitability is maximised wherever possible to do so.
Prepare market analyses and inform management of competitive environment, threats and opportunities in the Territory.
Ensure holdovers are maximised each week and that films of different types and earning potential, are always a high priority for Exhibition.
Manage new licensed titles for registration and censorship in the Territory, re-clearance or withdrawing due to rights or censorship updates, including direct communication with clients on notification of dates and other contractually required terms.
Ensure team are aware of all key releases and plans in the pitching of titles for selective platforms.
Conduct analysis on data regarding film performance post release and provide recommendations and solutions.
Update weekly, monthly and annual report on film performance in the Territory.
Work closely with Regional Office and the Marketing Team, to identify trailer targets and ensure that Trailer placement is maximised at all times.
Support the Marketing Team as necessary to ensure that all forms of Trade Marketing (POS, digital POS, promotions, online and social support) are maximised wherever possible.
Window management for all film releases, including current features, premiers and promotional activities.
Coordinate the receipt of assets, whether by shipped hard drives or internet delivery, performing and initial quality-control review to ensure all is in order, technically satisfactory and ingesting the assets into the supply chain workflow.
Manage all data collection from Rentrak and Exhibition to support the weekly forecasting process and ensure effective internal and external reporting on a regular basis.
Ensure every film is booked into appropriate Exhibition screens as widely as possible, maximising the use of relevant formats, for as long as is possible to maximise box office returns for every film.
Oversee the full censorship and certification process ensuring that all films are approved and certified by the censors advance of release dates to ensure that all DCPs are delivered to exhibition on time as per the sales strategy.
Work closely with the Censors and Regional Office to minimize the need for KDM based edits or Pan and Scan edits thus minimizing risk to profitability.
Ensure that all DCPs and KDMs are ordered and delivered to Exhibition on time and collected as necessary in accordance with guidelines from Regional Office.
Be a visible, reliable figurehead within the Sales function internally and externally.
Lead the team, following the values, mission and vision, and consistently displaying integrity, and developing, empowering and motivating the team to meet the agreed strategic goals.
Contributes to team success, interaction and motivation in addition to volunteering for team, cross team and departmental projects
Ensure that team members are appropriately coached, reviewed and developed in accordance with established development plans.
Pro-actively manage potential risk and effectively oversee the current, identified treatable and accepted risks relating to the operations division.
Develop strong positive working relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders, including exhibitors, government and censorship agencies, other Distributors, Fox regional office, Future Entertainment personnel and key MAF Cinemas personnel.
Develop excellent working relationships with Regional office, especially with the Sales Manager and ensure that all communication is constructive, pro-active, very timely and well informed.
Liaise between Licensor, Servicing and Finance to ensure all contractual obligations have been fulfilled. Apply for here