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

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Film Sales Executive (Maternity Cover) / Film Catalogue Sales Executive

Fixed term position (a minimum of 9 months), with the opportunity for a permanent role in the future
According to availability
Paris or Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film industry
Location: Paris or Berlin
Salary: Based on experience
Start date: According to availability

Coproduction Office is looking for a Film Sales Executive (Maternity Cover) and a Film Catalogue Sales Executive to complete our team of ten people working in a dynamic and international environment. We are looking for colleagues who are globally-minded, have organizational skills, are result-oriented and have an interest in art-house cinema.

COMPANY PROFILE:

Coproduction Office's international sales division distributes a catalogue composed of about 100 films either produced by the company founder Philippe Bober, or acquired films 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. Upcoming films for 2021 include the new films from Ruben Östlund, Ulrich Seidl, Gust Van den Berghe and Michelangelo Frammartino.

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.

JOB OUTLINE: FILM SALES EXECUTIVE (MATERNITY COVER)

This role is full-time and is initially a fixed term position (a minimum of 9 months), with the opportunity for a permanent role in the future.

THE ROLE INCLUDES:

• Selling our new titles and catalogue films (territories to be defined).

• Coordinating, in collaboration with Philippe Bober, the sales team composed of five colleagues (festival and sales coordinator, marketing & business affairs, deliverables coordinator, finance assistant and sales intern).

• Defining the sales strategy in collaboration with Philippe Bober.

• Preparing Sales Estimates and monitoring the results.

• Preparing Sales Expenses budget

• Researching new customers; market studies and monitoring distributors’ box office and analysis.

• Preparing for and attending international festivals and events (Rendez-vous d’Unifrance in Paris, EFM in Berlin, Cannes film festival, Toronto, Rome).

• Coordinating financing applications.

• Participating in test screenings of our films

JOB OUTLINE: FILM CATALOGUE SALES EXECUTIVE

This role is a full-time permanent position with the potential for career progression.

• International Sales for catalogue titles (and some territories for upcoming titles)

• Participating in strategic discussion about the positioning and marketing of a film

• Planning (marketing and sales) before each international market

• Attending markets, and in particular Cannes and TV markets

• Researching and establishing new opportunities for sales and rights exploitation

• Drafting Deal Memos

• Preparing sales financing applications (French, German and European funds)

• Participating in test screenings of our films

REQUIREMENTS:

FOR BOTH ROLES, YOU ARE:

• Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry, and in particular in international sales.

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

• Proficient with Excel (market studies, budgets etc.)

• Eloquent, with strong communication skills, you are capable of interacting with film professionals (distributors, funds, directors...)

• A perfectionist, with attention to detail and able to consistently meet deadlines

• Flexible with a proactive skill set

ADDITIONALLY, FOR THE SALES EXECUTIVE ROLE, YOU ARE:

• Able to line manage staff and have demonstrable experience

YOU WILL:

• Obtain valuable experience in international sales from working with our founder, Philippe Bober, on unique films

• 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

• Have the opportunity for career progression within the company

Please send your application (including CV and cover letter) and clearly indicating which role you are applying for (or if you want to be considered for both roles) to: staff@coproductionoffice.eu

Please also indicate where you saw this post. If shortlisted for interview, they can take place either in Berlin, Paris or by Skype.

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Film Sales Executive (Maternity Cover) / Film Catalogue Sales Executive

Sales and/or Marketing intern

6 Months Paid Internship with possible further employment
According to availability
Berlin and / or Paris

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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 ten 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.

*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 team and founder Philippe Bober with some of the following tasks:

  • Submitting our films to festivals
  • Ensuring communication during the creation of a film’s marketing with the graphic designers, the decision makers and the printers
  • Searching for prospective customers (market studies) ; improving and updating the client and deal database
  • Scheduling meetings for international Markets and festivals
  • Following up with international distributors
  • Occasionally assisting our founder during festivals and markets (including personal assistance)
  • 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.)

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Sales and/or Marketing intern

Film Production Intern

6 Month Paid Internship (with the prospect of employment)
According to availability
Paris or Berlin. The internship can also be split between Paris and Berlin

More info

By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Location: Paris or Berlin. The internship can also be split between Paris and Berlin

Paid Internship: Yes, 850€ (Berlin) or 1000€ (Paris)
Duration: 6 months, full time

Start date: According to availability

Coproduction Office is looking for a future colleague starting as an intern, with the potential of developing into a full-time position as a project coordinator and/or junior producer, to complete our team of ten people. You are globally minded, have organizational skills, are result-oriented and have an interest in art-house cinema. You will work in a dynamic and international environment assisting our producer Marina Perales (Paris), our CFO Riccardo Molteni (Paris) and our founder Philippe Bober (Berlin and Paris). You will be performing financial and coordination tasks related to our films, our company and our development projects. You will get an insight into the film financing of the four countries where the company is active, France, Germany, UK and Denmark. This experience will provide you with good foundational knowledge of the management of a film company and 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 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 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.

JOB OUTLINE: PRODUCTION and FINANCE

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, Susanne Heinrich and Michelangelo Frammartino.

THE ROLE INCLUDES:

• Research and data gathering for prospective finance, casting, coproducers...

• Coordinating funding applications and following up with funds, financers, projects, banks and clients

• Monitoring and 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 or 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:

• Gain an insight of 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 exciting and accomplished directors approach their work

• Have the opportunity to grow within the company, with the possibility of employment at the end of the internship (the company’s managers started as interns).

We look forward to receiving your full application with a cover letter in English at staff@coproductionoffice.eu . Please also indicate where you saw this post.

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Film Production Intern