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Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

Pulse Films is an award-winning, independent, modern-day studio encompassing the development, production, financing, and distribution of cross-platform content for audiences worldwide. Pulse’s “artist first” mantra has allowed the company to build a thriving talent management component to the business that completes its holistic approach to content creation. Headquartered in London with an outpost in Los Angeles, Pulse was founded in 2005.

Job Summary:

The applicant should have no less than 3 year’s experience in this role and have a wide range of Agency and Client contacts throughout industry.

The Head of Sales is responsible for booking agency showreel meetings and bringing in scripts for our roster of Directors. Liaising with our roster of Directors, providing feedback and strategic planning is essential. Searching for new talent to join our evolving roster is also an important part of the day to day role.

Working closely with our PR and Comms department ensuring the work that we do is in line with the strategic direction of the company and everything we produce is communicated through our social media channels on time.

Key Responsibilities:

New Business

  • Book agency showreel appointments across UK and Amsterdam with the aim to bringing in production briefs for our roster of Directors.

  • Network with Advertising Agency/ Brand creatives and producers, maintain and build new relationships through the business.

  • To develop Strategic and targeted sales approach for individual Directors

  • Good use of Wiredrive and an understanding of building specific showreels to help bring in scripts

  • Keep advertising database, website and Wiredrive up to date with help from the Department Assistant.

  • Be proactive in looking for new talent.

  • Seek to be part of judging panels and ensure Pulse has voice through regular press releases.

  • Awareness and research for competitive work and agency account wins/moves as well as new agencies.

  • Keep log of Pulse Director board flow – pitched/won and lost with help of Department Assistant.

PR

  • Strategise with our PR and Comms department to build on the Pulse brand and the work our Directors are doing.

  • Liaise with and build relationships with journalists and key people at main industry publications; Shots, LBB, Campaign. Provide new work and articles on Directors.

  • Mail out new work to agencies and trade publications.

  • Align with head of Comms to Announce new signings to the press and our new work.

  • Arrange screenings for our Directors films.

Marketing and Awards.

  • To work closely with our department assistant to submit all award entries.

  • To understand the business as a whole and raise profile in new territories.

Salary subject to previous experience in role and performance benefits and bonus to negotiate.

Pulse Films are committed to being an inclusive hirer and employer. If you require any assistance in submitting your application, or have any questions about reasonable adjustments you might need during the recruitment process, please contact us via cv@pulsefilms.co.uk

Agencies:

We are not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited CVs and/or applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual, and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique, and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

Candidates, please note that if you are contacted by anyone with an email other than @vice.com purporting to be recruiting on behalf of Vice Media, it is not legitimate, and you should not engage.

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