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National Sales Manager - Theatrical (Maternity Leave Contract)

Madman Entertainment is looking for a National Sales Manager – Theatrical to join our team on a maternity leave contract and drive theatrical sales to our exhibition partners. If you’re experienced in sales, have a passion for film and ideally have either film distribution or exhibition experience, we’d love to hear from you.

Madman is one of Australia’s leading independent film distributors - creating, licensing and distributing content into cinemas, film festivals, TV channels, disc and digital platforms nationally.

As the Theatrical Sales Manager, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Devise release strategies for Madman theatrical films to ensure the best commercial outcome possible
  • Proactively pitch Madman content to exhibition partners to achieve forecasted targets
  • Develop and foster relationships with exhibition programmers and key stakeholders
  • Forecast and report on proposed commercial activity and actual results
  • Work closely with the Marketing Managers on budgets and campaign ideas
  • Actively engage with the industry at trade events and conventions
  • Collaborate with producers on local productions
  • Manage a direct report and contribute to the Madman culture

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience in a Sales, Account Management or Programming role 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain key relationships
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Be well versed in preparing annual budgets and reporting periodically
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to be part of the team

Contract dates: August 2018 – September 2019

We’re real fans of the content we work with and have a lot of fun working together. You can expect an open and collaborative environment with great resources and plenty of fun perks in our East Melbourne office, close to the Melbourne CBD.

Sound like fun?  Apply today.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 3 August

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