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Office & marketing assistant

Office & marketing assistant

locationLondon, UK
remoteHybrid
ExpiresExpires: 16/08/2022
Permanent position
Junior
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Closing date: 15th August at 11.59pm

 

Apply for this role if you're ready to learn more about films marketing with an international film production and sales company. 

A leader in its field, Cornerstone was launched in the spring of 2015 by Mark Gooder and Alison Thompson. Cornerstone represents and curates a diverse slate of films of enduring quality, ranging from commercial wide release movies to talent-driven films from world-renowned filmmakers. The Company secures rights to some of the best independently produced films, optimising the value of those rights by exploiting them across the world through sales and distribution to studios and independent distributors.

 

Job description

An exciting junior administrative position, running the office management systems in a small and efficient team at a prominent Feature Film Sales company. Role also spans assisting the Director of Marketing and Distribution with creative and strategic support across festivals, distribution, publicity and asset creation.

 

Responsibilities

Office management and general responsibilities

  • Being the first point of contact for the company – answering phones, taking messages for all staff and greeting guests
  • Liaising with building facilities on practical office management issues
  • Handling and monitoring office accounts including, mobile phones, subscriptions etc…
  • Dealing with any technological problems/requirements – mobile, computer, laptop, email
  • Submitting funding applications, tracking deadlines for these
  • Logging invoices, receipts and expenses for non-sales related transactions, and where directed creating invoices and completing order forms
  • Running general errands

 

Marketing & distribution

  • Tracking box office of comparable and competitive titles to circulate internally
  • Supporting the Marketing Director with positioning research and planning, market data analysis and competitive intelligence for Cornerstone’s slate
  • Background research on new acquisitions to feed into sales strategies
  • Keeping Cornerstone website and social media up to date
  • Keeping all sites, portals and public facing information about the company up to date, including ensuring our branding is used appropriately
  • Tracking and sharing important sales and distribution news
  • Keeping Cornerstone’s screening and meeting platforms up to date

 

Markets and festivals

  • Market prep and logistics: booking offices, accommodation, flights, furniture, screenings, events
  • Supporting the Marketing Director in preparing mailouts, brochures, invites for screenings and events, script packages
  • Working with Sales Coordinator to prep supplies needed for market offices and, when required, manning the office reception at markets such as Cannes and Berlin
  • Supporting Publicity Consultant with logistics for festival premieres and junketing
  • Liaising with Marketing Director on planning festival strategies in unsold territories
  • Liaising with servicing team for screening materials
  • Handling festival and market submission forms
  • Managing festival requests for library titles

 

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Some office experience – preferably associated with feature film sales, distribution, production and/or creative agencies
  • Strong IT skills especially Office 365 (Word and Excel), Adobe Acrobat and bespoke in-house systems
  • Experience with Photoshop and InDesign highly desirable
  • Good research and analysis skills with ability to present information in a clear and comprehensive manner
  • A thorough yet fast worker with an eye for good presentation is essential
  • Excellent organisational and strong administration skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure while also maintaining a calm, positive and polite manner
  • A collaborative team player who has a proactive, professional and flexible approach to work
  • A practical and logical approach to problem solving
  • A creative eye which is also detail oriented
  • And above all, a passion for film

 

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the right person wishing to pursue a career in the independent film business. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Cornerstone welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Business administration / Management
  • Human resources / Organisation
  • International Business
  • Media / Communication
  • Marketing / Sales
  • Visual arts / Design

Years of experience

  • Junior

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year

Required languages

  • English

Required skills

  • MS Excel
  • Office applications
  • Photoshop
  • MS Office
  • Indesign