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Speculative applications with cover letter in English can be sent to staff@coproductionoffice.eu

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Film Sales and Business Affairs Intern French-speaking and/or German-speaking Paris and/or Berlin

6 Month Paid Internship
According to availability
Paris or Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry (International Sales Agency and Production)
Paid Internship: 1000€ / month (Paris) or 850€ / month (remote or Berlin)
Duration: 6 months, full time
Start date: According to availability

We are looking for a globally minded colleague, who has organizational skills, is result-oriented and has an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of ten people, working in a dynamic and international environment. You will be working in our sales department where you will assist our Head of Sales, our CFO Riccardo Molteni, and our founder Philippe Bober.

COMPANY PROFILE

Based in Paris and Berlin, Coproduction Office is an international distributor and producer of bold, award-winning films.

Coproduction Office's CEO and founder Philippe Bober has worked with prominent ground-breaking directors* from early on in their careers and has produced thirty-three films to date. The majority of these films were selected for the main competitions in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, where they have received many major prizes, most notably the Venice Golden Lion in 2014 for Roy Andersson’s A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, and the Palme d’Or in 2017 for THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund. Coproduction Office's international sales division distributes a catalogue composed of films produced by Philippe Bober as well as acquired titles and restored classics, including Roberto Rossellini’s key films. The catalogue is unique for its artistic strength, with films that have an individual and distinctive cinematic language, and often daring content.

*Lars von Trier, Roy Andersson, Ulrich Seidl, Jessica Hausner, Lou Ye, Kornél Mundruczó, Cristi Puiu, Michelangelo Frammartino, Carlos Reygadas, Ruben Östlund.

JOB OUTLINE:

You will work in Coproduction Office’s sales department in interaction with other departments (production, finance, festivals, marketing, deliverables) and participate to the following tasks:

  • Royalties management
  • Applications for funding for film sales agents (Media Creative Europe, CNC)
  • Applications and reporting for banks and credit institutions active in the films sector
  • Databases updates
  • Market research
  • Participation to marketing brainstorming during the marketing’s creation process
  • Participation to test screenings of our films during post-production
  • Budgeting and reporting for the films’ sales and marketing
  • Budgeting and reporting for the main film markets (Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Toronto)

YOU ARE:

  • A native or fully fluent English, French or German speaker with an excellent command of the other two languages
  • A cinephile with an interest in films analysis
  • Able to formalize ideas
  • Professional in every circumstance
  • Highly proficient with Excel
  • Proficient in writing memorandums
  • A To Do Lists lover
  • Both analytical and synthetical
  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Eloquent and have social skills, are capable of interacting with professionals in different sectors: film industry, public sector, artists
  • Flexible with a proactive skill set
  • Computer savvy and proficient in cloud-based applications and virtual workspaces

YOU WILL:

  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company including sales, marketing and production as we are a small and flexible company
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work
  • Obtain valuable experience from working with Philippe Bober on unique projects

We look forward to receiving your full application with a cover letter in English at staff@coproductionoffice.eu (NB Applications without cover letter will not be considered). Please also indicate where you saw this post.

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Film Sales and Business Affairs Intern French-speaking and/or German-speaking Paris and/or Berlin

Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator

3-month Internship
According to availability
Berlin, Germany

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Coproduction Office is an international label that produces and sells bold and award-winning films. Its sister company Briefmarken Weine is one of Berlin’s best wine bars, focusing on artisanal and natural wines paired with authentic Italian bistro cuisine. Film producer Philippe Bober is the founder of both companies and has to date produced thirty-two films by ground-breaking directors. The 2017 Palme d’Or for Ruben Östlund’s THE SQUARE or Roy Andersson’s 2014 Venice Golden Lion are among the important international prizes won by those films.

Coproduction Office is now connecting its know-how in both fields in a unique project: a premium cultural space combining a four-screen arthouse cinema, an exhibition venue, ambitious restaurants and a wine bar, located in Berlin’s city centre in an iconic listed building. We are looking for a future colleague starting as an intern, with the potential of a full-time position as a proactive coordinator for this pioneering interdisciplinary project. The working languages are German and English, in which full working proficiency is required, further languages are beneficial, in particular French or Italian.

You Are:

Cosmopolitan, lateral thinking, film- and/or wine-loving, and have a positive working attitude. Organisational skills are of importance, as well as precision regarding timelines, grammar, numbers and spreadsheets. Your background can be either in wine, food, cinema, the film industry, real estate development or marketing. Experience in one of these fields, especially in a team leader position, is an advantage.

You will undertake and be responsible for the following duties:

- Coordination of financing applications, follow-up with funds, financiers, projects and clients.

- Preparing a marketing plan and materials.

- General assistance

- Researching new suppliers and communicating with existing ones.

- Compiling documents, in particular spreadsheets and presentations.

- Coordinating tasks and deadlines.

- Organizing media relations and support for the project.

Benefits:

- Working as part of an international and multi-lingual team, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work.

- Obtaining valuable experience from working with our managers as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on a unique project.

- Gaining an overview of different aspects of the company (management, wine bar, film production and film sales).

- The internship is full time, remunerated with 850€ per month and can lead to further employment.

Please send your application (including CV and cover letter) to: staffspl@coproductionoffice.eu. Please also indicate where you saw this post. If shortlisted, interviews will take place either in Berlin, Paris or on Skype. The position is based in Berlin (Mitte / Friedrichshain) and with a start date according to availability.

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Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator

Business Process Manager

When suitable
Paris or Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Field of expertise: Information Technology (IT)
Location: Berlin or Paris
Salary: to be discussed
Benefits: Dynamic and international working environment, career progression
Duration: to be discussed
Start date: When suitable

COMPANY PROFILE:

Based in Paris and Berlin, Coproduction Office is an international distributor and producer of bold, award-winning films. Coproduction Office’s CEO and founder Philippe Bober has worked with prominent ground-breaking directors* from early on in their careers and has produced thirty-two films to date. The majority of these films were selected for the main competitions in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, where they have received many major prizes, most notably the Venice Golden Lion in 2014 for Roy Andersson’s A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, and the Palme d’Or in 2017 for THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund.

Coproduction Office’s international sales division distributes a catalogue composed of films produced by Philippe Bober as well as acquired titles and restored classics, including Roberto Rossellini’s key films. The catalogue is unique for its artistic strength, with films that have an individual and distinctive cinematic language, and often daring content.

*Lars von Trier, Roy Andersson, Ulrich Seidl, Jessica Hausner, Lou Ye, Kornél Mundruczó, Cristi Puiu, Michelangelo Frammartino, Carlos Reygadas, Ruben Östlund.

We are looking for a high performing Business Process Manager who has experience designing, implementing and managing a Business Process Management System that will continually improve operational efficiency. You’ll review business processes in a cross functional role across all departments.

Reporting directly to the executive team, you will report on KPI’s and relevant metrics. You’ll be a key influencer, promoting a culture of process improvement, possessing strong leadership qualities and able to work autonoumously.

An interest in art-house cinema and a knowledge of the film industry is a real plus. We work in English, French and/or German.

JOB OUTLINE:

You will supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company’s IT and computing needs. You will work directly with our team of ten people, and with our founder Philippe Bober on the following tasks:

  • Define, Design and Optimize processes across the organisation in order to facilitate accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives.
  • Scale the business through standardization.
  • Train employees, handle systems administration and collaborate with IT partners in case of need for technical support.
  • Conduct researches and recommend acquisition of network hardware and software.
  • Create and manage the company's technology budget.
  • Ensure smooth and secure operations of all technology functions and equipment, including company computer systems, Internet operations and more.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in process design and implementation, specialist knowledge of Business Process Management methodologies and techniques required (SIPOC Methodology)
  • Proficient in technical management, information analysis and computer systems (Apple Macintosh hardware including a Darwin Server, Synology NAS, Cloud Services, Microsoft SharePoint)
  • Critical Thinking - using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problem
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to explain complex systems in simple terms
  • Creative and able to present various solutions
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational disposition
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills and experience, proven ability to influence at all levels
  • At least 3+ years experience in the analysis of business processes
  • A native or fully fluent English-speaker, ideally mastering a second language (German, French, or Chinese is a plus).
  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and able to consistently meet deadlines.

EDUCATION

  • B.S/M.S in Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer science and other related quantitative fields.

BENEFITS:

  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company as we are small and flexible company.
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work.
  • Work for an engaged film production company in a familial environment.

We look forward to receiving your full application (including CV and cover letter) to: staff@coproductionoffice.eu Please also indicate where you saw this post.

The recruitment process consists in two steps. After face-to-face interviews, we will invite selected candidates for a paid technical trial with the team and IT collaborators.
NB Applications without cover letter will not be considered.

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Business Process Manager