Course Leader – Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition

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Location
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jun 2016
Closes
08 Jul 2016
Job Type
Permanent

Full-time or 3-4 days per week

The National Film and Television School is one of the most respected film, television and new media schools in the world. The School, working with some of the world’s biggest film and television companies, delivers more specialist production and post-production courses than any other film school in the world. In many cases these are unique at MA level.

The School is expending its course portfolio and as part of that development is launching a new Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition Masters course.

Applications are now invited for the position of Course Leader – Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition. As an experienced executive with a professional background in Marketing / Distribution and/or in Sales / Retail you will have hands-on marketing experience of the entertainment industry and a personal and practical appreciation of the skills required across Marketing / Sales / Distribution / Retail.

We don’t expect applicants to have worked in all of the areas detailed above, but ideally the person will have a depth of experience in one of the areas and a good understanding of and connections in the areas beyond their own direct experience.

Applicants need to be excellent communicators possessing strong interpersonal skills and a passion for student learning.

If you would like to apply for the role, please complete and submit an application form to Debi Havill (dhavill@nfts.co.uk) by 12noon on Monday 27th June.

Closing date:             12noon on Monday 27th June 2016

The NFTS is an Equal Opportunities Employer

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Purpose of role:

The course leader post requires an experienced executive in the area of Marketing / Distribution and/or in Sales / Retail with a solid understanding, knowledge and practical experience of industry customs and practices.

 

As Course Leader – Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition you will:

1.

Imparting knowledge to and inspiring the next generation of film and television-makers. 

2.

Take part in the selection of students to ensure the most talented students secure a place at the NFTS.

3.

Monitor the work of each individual student attending screenings and discussions to make sure participants receive proper analysis of all their work at each stage together with practical recommendations.

4.

Provide familiarisation for other specialisations that need a basic understanding of the opportunities afforded by successful Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition.

 

5.

Lead the Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition Masters curriculum and support the delivery of other provision delivered by the School.

6.

Review the departmental budget with the Curriculum Finance Officer and maintain budgetary control, ensuring that the department keeps within its financial limits.

7.

Take an active part in recruiting Tutors, keeping up-to-date lists

  PROFILE

PERSON SPECIFICATION

This post requires an experienced film and/or television professional with solid understanding, knowledge and practical experience of the industry.

An essential quality is the ability to recognise and foster potential talent, whilst also ensuring students reach the technical standards required of them. 

You should also have the ability to engage with the other departments of the NFTS. 

Course Leaders need to be adept at running their area smoothly and efficiently

Course Leaders are expected to inspire enthusiasm amongst the students and staff for whom they are responsible.

Good interpersonal skills are essential.