Intern - European Film Business Placement

Warner Media

London, United Kingdom 11-08-2021
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job:
• Support the European Film Distribution team with day-to-day tasks including: tracking performance of titles, creating release reports, analysing local productions, attending preview screenings and supporting with other ad-hoc tasks .

The Daily:
• Track the performance of competitive releases throughout the region and support the team in the preparation of a weekly business summary to be distributed to European and US colleagues.
• Verify data with the territories sales team to ensure the integrity of Warner Bros. and competitive box office figures.
• Track the annual and all-time performance of Warner Bros. and competitive titles' opening weekends.
• Track the release dates and box office performance of key local production and US acquisition titles.
• Track release schedules and changes in release dates for Warner Bros. and competitive releases and ensure data integrity.
• Track consumer awareness and interest of upcoming releases in key markets and conduct analysis against comparative Warner Bros. and competitive titles.
• Monitor key European exhibitor websites with the goal of improving the exposure for the WB releases and of understanding different approaches in using the web.
• Deal with ad-hoc requests and analysis from the UK and US offices and prepare analysis and reports for the VP and EVP.
• Attend preview screenings of upcoming Warner Bros and acquisition titles and provide reactions, comments and potential comparative titles to the department.
• Summarise, compare and report exit survey findings for Warner Bros. titles across key European markets.
• Post-mortem reporting on releases: track box office performance, consumer awareness and exit survey results against norms/forecasts and prepare comparative reports.
• Research and analyse local productions throughout the 19 territories in the region.

The Essentials:
• You must be a current University student in your 2nd year of study, looking to spend your 3rd year on placement and graduating no earlier than July 2023.
• Working knowledge of Word and Excel and some experience of using
• databases.
• Experience of using the internet for research purposes.
• Well organised and disciplined with the ability to prioritise workload and use time effectively.
• Self-motivated and work with limited supervision.
• Able to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner.
• Analytical and pay close attention to detail! Accuracy is key.

The Nice-to-Haves:
• Some previous work experience would be advantageous.
• An additional language would be useful.
• Business Studies or Economics undergraduate.

What WM can offer you:
• You will gain hands-on experience working on business-critical projects.
• You will have to opportunity to network and build relationships with professionals, executives, and other students passionate about their field.
• You will work with industry professionals to best position yourself for a full-time position upon graduation/completion of internship.
• You will be enrolled on our Early Careers learning & training programme, as well as having access to personal and professional development courses, executive speakers' series, special screenings and more.
• You will have the chance to give back to the community.
• You will be one of over 100 WM Early Careers employees, meaning you will have an important support network of other students, graduates and apprentices and plenty of opportunities to socialise!

Please submit your CV (no cover letter required) if you'd like to apply by Sunday 28th November 2021. Within 5 days of submitting your application, you will be invited to complete an application questionnaire via HireVue - you must complete this to be considered for the role.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1pxnv-54-198-139-112-42 in your application.