Join us


Join our micro-multinational company with offices in Berlin and Paris.

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

Current openings


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

More info

By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry (International Sales Agency and Production)
Paid Internship: 960€ (net) / month (Paris) or 800€ (net) / 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 twenty 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-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.

The number of staff has tripled in the past four years and Coproduction Office continues to grow as it diversifies its activities (which include a cinema and gastronomy project in Berlin, and increasing its restoration of heritage works). At the forefront of arthouse cinema in Europe, Coproduction Office is an international, dynamic, and motivational workplace which offers its employees support, responsibility, and career progression. At Coproduction Office you will have the opportunity to work closely with films by some of Europe’s most exciting and accomplished directors.

*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

  • Creative, able to make suggestions to optimize processes and 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

  • Background in Business Administration or Computer Sciences is an advantage

  • Previous experience in business process management, especially in a growing company is a real plus

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.



Apply for this position

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

Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator

6 month Paid Internship
According to availability
Berlin

More info

Coproduction Office is looking for a Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator for its Berlin Cultural Centre

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, , also importing Italian “vin d’auteur” to Germany. Film producer Philippe Bober is the founder of both companies and has produced forty films to date with twelve of these having been selected to screen in Competition in Cannes, winning two Golden Palms: TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (2022) and THE SQUARE (2017) both by Ruben Östlund.

Coproduction Office is now connecting its know-how in both fields in a unique project: a premium cultural space combining a three-screen arthouse cinema, an exhibition venue, ambitious restaurants and a wine bar. Located in Berlin’s city centre in an iconic listed building. it is to open its doors to the public in 2025.

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 and Italian.

You Are:

Cosmopolitan, problem-solving, lateral thinking, culture, film- and/or wine-loving, and have a positive working attitude. Organisational and analytical skills are appreciated, as well as precision regarding timelines, grammar, numbers and spreadsheets. Your background can be either in wine, food, cinema, the film industry, art, real estate development, business administration, computer sciences or marketing.

You may undertake and be responsible for several of the following duties:
- Coordination of financing applications, follow-up with funds, financiers, projects and clients.
- Analysis of processes and suggestions on how to optimise them
- Preparing a marketing plan and materials.
- Contribute to building up Briefmarken Weine’s team, brand and management
- Contribute to developing the exhibition space
- Researching new suppliers and communicating with existing ones.
- Compiling documents, in particular spreadsheets and presentations.
- Coordinating tasks and deadlines, meetings with consultants and stakeholders
- Direct communication with external project coordinators, architects, construction managers, specialist planners and other people involved in the project
- Organizing media relations and support for the project.
- General assistance

Benefits:

- Working as part of an international and multilingual 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 800 € (net) 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.

Apply for this position

Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator

Sales and/or Marketing intern

6 Month Paid Internship with possible further employment
According to availability
Paris or Berlin

More info

6 Month Paid Internship

with possible further employment

Coproduction Office is looking forward to welcome a

Sales and/or Marketing intern

who is globally minded, result-oriented, with organizational skills, and have an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of twenty people working in Paris and/or Berlin in a dynamic and international environment.

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.

The number of staff has tripled in the past four years and Coproduction Office continues to grow as it diversifies its activities (which include a cinema and gastronomy project in Berlin, and increasing its restoration of heritage works). At the forefront of arthouse cinema in Europe, Coproduction Office is an international, dynamic, and motivational workplace which offers its employees support, responsibility, and career progression. At Coproduction Office you will have the opportunity to work closely with films by some of Europe’s most exciting and accomplished directors.

*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 assist our sales and marketing team with some of the following tasks:

  • Searching for prospective customers (market studies) ; improving and updating the client and deal database

  • Assisting our sales executives during markets (scheduling meetings; writing memos; etc.)

  • Following up with international distributors

  • Participating in the digital development of the company: being involved in strategic meeting and assisting in the communication with VOD providers

  • Ensuring communication during the creation of a film’s marketing with the graphic designers, the decision makers and the printers (for new films and restored titles)

  • Participating to test screenings of our films

YOU ARE:

  • A native or fully-fluent English-speaker with an excellent command of a second language (German, or Chinese is a plus)

  • Proficient with Excel (market studies)

  • Eloquent and have social skills, are capable of interacting with film professionals (distributors, festivals, funds, directors..)

  • Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry (a plus)

  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

  • 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 finance and production 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

  • Obtain valuable experience from working with our sales team, as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on unique films

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.)


Apply for this position

Sales and/or Marketing intern

Film Production Intern

6 Month Paid Internship
According to availability
Berlin

More info

By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Location: Berlin
Paid Internship: Yes, 850€ per month
Duration: 6 months (full time), with possible further employment
Start date: According to availability

We are looking for a future colleague starting as a film production intern to complete our team of twenty people, with the possibility for the internship to later develop into a position as a project coordinator and/or junior producer at Coproduction Office.

You are globally minded, have organizational skills, have an interest in art-house cinema, and have an excellent command of both French and German languages. You will work in a dynamic and international environment and will be performing financial and coordination tasks together with our producer Marina Perales (Paris), our CFO Riccardo Molteni (Paris) and our founder Philippe Bober (Berlin and Paris). Our current projects and productions are the upcoming films by Jessica Hausner, Susanne Heinrich, Ruben Östlund and Ulrich Seidl. These films are at different stages of realisation, from the early development stage, to financing, production, post-production, festival premiere or distribution via our sales branch. You will thus be able to assist our producers and our CFO over the entire creation process of a film. You will also get an insight into the film financing of these films in the countries where the company is active, France, Germany, UK and Denmark, which will provide you with good foundational knowledge of the process of financing and producing art-house cinema in Europe.

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 produced thirty-two films to date, working with prominent ground-breaking directors* from early on in their careers. 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.

The number of staff has tripled in the past four years and Coproduction Office continues to grow as it diversifies its activities (which include a cinema and gastronomy project in Berlin, and increasing its restoration of heritage works). At the forefront of arthouse cinema in Europe, Coproduction Office is an international, dynamic, and motivational workplace which offers its employees support, responsibility, and career progression. At Coproduction Office you will have the opportunity to work closely with films by some of Europe’s most exciting and accomplished directors.

*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 assist our producers and our CFO over the entire creation process of a film (from the earliest development stage, to financing, production, post-production, festival premiere and the distribution via our sales branch) on our current projects and productions by Ruben Östlund, Ulrich Seidl, Jessica Hausner, and Susanne Heinrich.

YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:
• Researching for prospective finance, casting, coproducers...
• Collaborating in the creation of both content and visual presentations for funding applications.
• Coordinating funding applications and following up with funds, financers, projects, banks and clients as well as performing other financial and coordination tasks.
• Assisting producers with research and coordination tasks during the different phases of the production process, script development, locations, casting...
• Monitoring and keeping an overview of film cashflow and budgets together with our CFO and our executive producers, and preparing cost reports.
• Participating in test screenings of our upcoming films, and contributing to the initial marketing plans

YOU ARE:
• A native or fully fluent French and German-speaker with an excellent command of both languages
• Capable of interacting with professionals across different sectors: film industry, public sector, finance and accounting
• Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry
• Precise, accountable and motivated, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
• Flexible, problem solver with a proactive skill set
• Proficient with Excel, able to manage budgets, you have a “head for numbers” and have an interest in finance/accounting (any legal training is a plus)
• Computer savvy and proficient in cloud-based applications and virtual workspaces

YOU WILL:
• Have the possibility of employment at the end of the internship and the opportunity to grow within the company (the company’s current managers started as interns).
• Gain an insight into different aspects of the company (management, production and sales).
• Work in an international and multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work.
• Obtain valuable experience from working with producers as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on the production of unique films.
• Experience up close how some of Europe’s most original and accomplished directors approach their work.
• Gain an insight into the financing of these films in the countries where the company is active, France, Germany, UK and Denmark, which will provide you with good foundational knowledge of the process of financing and producing art-house cinema in Europe.

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.


Apply for this position

Film Production Intern

Part-Time Senior Accountant

As soon as possible
Berlin

More info

Coproduction Office is an international label (Germany, France, UK, Denmark) 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.

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 part-time (1-3 days per week) accountant for five companies under German law: two companies active in film production for over 25 years, one company active since 2018 in gastronomy, one company active since 2018 in real estate management and real estate development, and one company that, in the next years, will manage the cinema exploitation business. The position can also be full time and include office management and/or IT management and/or IT process management. Film producer Philippe Bober is the founder of these 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.

What awaits you in your new accountant job:
- You are responsible for expanding the accounting team and taking the accounting of the German companies our international group to the next level
- You take care of the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
- You will take on day-to-day financial, accounts payable and accounts receivable accounting tasks
- You control the internal processing and release process as well as the account assignment of incoming and outgoing invoices
- You do account reconciliation, bank postings, accruals and cash management
- You work in direct contact with our management, our project managers and our project assistants
- You act as a contact for internal and external partners, especially tax consultants and auditors
- You assist the CFO and the project managers in the preparation of funding and bank loans requests
- You support in controlling and quality management

What you bring to us:
- Completed training/study
- Practical experience in financial accounting and accounting
- Very good knowledge of accounting according to HGB/IFRS. Ideally also in the group accounting of an international company
- In-depth knowledge of common accounting and pre-accounting software (e.g. Datev)
- Extensive knowledge of Excel
- Excellent analytical skills and a solution-oriented mindset
- Willingness to work and enthusiasm for administrative topics
- Quick grasp
- Very good communication skills in German (at least B2 level). Also in English (at least
B1). French and/or Italian would be a plus
- Team spirit
- If possible an experience in start-up or intrapreneurship environments

Apply for this position

Part-Time Senior Accountant