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We're Hiring! Distribution Producer Wanted

for their award-winning feature documentary THE CLOSER WE GET

Deadline for Applications 09:00 Monday August 3rd

Part-time, free-lance paid role starting in August 2015 for circa 10 months*.
We are looking for a highly-organised and self-motivated individual with engaging verbal and written communication skills to help our small non-profit company maximise the impact of this award-winning film. You will be good at making fresh and appealing approaches to diverse people, organisations and companies who may screen the film or support its distribution. We will want you to work to distribution targets.
You can be based anywhere within the UK but periodic meetings in London will require your attendance.

Responsibilities include:

Managing the UK theatrical distribution of The Closer We Get:
·· Scheduling cinema release dates with independent cinemas around the UK.

· Negotiating ticket splits and minimum guarantee fees with each cinema.

· Managing and coordinating print transport and press materials.

· Researching and booking special guests for Q&A screenings.

· Keeping track of sales reports and invoicing individual cinemas.

Arranging community and film festival screenings:
· Checking and answering emails about screenings.

· Negotiating fees, sending print materials and invoicing for screenings.

· Liaising with the director and producer to book and manage Q & A appearances.

· Updating invoice and account Excel spreadsheets.

· Identifying further screening opportunities and submitting screener copies.

Approaching new organisations and managing existing partnerships:
· Building and maintaining relationships with existing partner organisations.

· Identifying possible groups who might screen the film or become partners.

· Contacting or liaising with groups about screenings or partner activities and ensuring they run smoothly.

Social Media / Website:
· Contributing to and monitoring the film’s website and social media accounts.

DVD / DoD:
· Manage the production, independent release and distribution of the UK DVD & DoD edition of the film.

· Collating audience-related data, feedback and statistics and contributing to funder reports.

Fee: £7000 - £10,000 depending on experience. Some expenses available. *NB This post is contingent on pending funding applications, outcomes of which should be known by mid-August.

Queries / To Apply:

Email your CV and a max. 2 x A4 letter of application outlining your relevant experience and aptitude for the role to by 09.00 on Monday Aug. 3rd

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 17.00 Wednesday Aug. 5th and interviews will take place by Friday Aug. 14th (either via Skype or in person in London).