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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Executive Director Sales

Paramount Pictures Corporation - Hollywood, CA

Overview and Responsibilities
The Executive Director, Sales is responsible for managing licensing activities in the domestic theatrical marketplace, including but not limited to; film licensing, film settlements, film rental negotiation and forecasting for various markets under the supervision of the VP Sales.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Solicit playdates and confirm placement of current releases and sub-run playdates
Administers weekly holdovers and related tasks
Negotiates film rental in various markets
Oversees booking for all publicity pre-opening screenings, group sales initiatives, and In Theatre Marketing programs such as pre-sales, special offers, etc.
Book and oversee shipment of various print formats as per negotiations with exhibition
Analyze the marketplace by evaluating competitive grosses, impact of new theatres, etc.
Develops, nurtures and maintains relationships with Circuits/Buyers/Theatre Owners and their support staff
Report results of industry trade screenings to senior management
Oversee billing functions of weekly film engagements, which may include establishing advance and guarantee payments
Reconcile discrepancies with cashiers regarding playdates, grosses, advance payments, delinquent box office reports and advertising costs for various markets
Oversee adherence to piracy initiatives by ensuring proper security measures are established and enforced
Keep senior management informed of all relevant exhibition activities during release and regarding territory
Must be available to travel for conventions and key out-of-town meetings

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor\u2019s Degree
Minimum three years relevant work experience in either exhibition or distribution
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel), and internet software

Additional Qualifications
 
Desired skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong negotiator

8 days 23 hours ago

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Executive Director Sales Paramount Pictures Corporation - Hollywood, CA, United States

   

Location: Hollywood, CA

Company Profile:
Paramount Pictures Corporation is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, with robust and multi-faceted divisions across all areas including digital, home entertainment, network and cable television distribution, studio operations, and consumer products and recreation. A unit of the leading global entertainment content company, Viacom, Paramount is part of a family of prominent and respected brands including MTV Networks and BET Networks