Intern - Theatrical Sales Placement

Warner Media

London, United Kingdom 11-08-2021
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The UK Theatrical Distribution department co-ordinates the sales and distribution of Warner Bros. films to cinemas throughout the UK and Ireland and is part of Warner Bros. Pictures International, which distributes the Warner Bros. films outside the US. Its responsibility is to create and implement release strategies on each film, while supervising the actual releases and results, tracking business trends and
opportunities and reporting to the US home office.

The Job:
• Support the UK Theatrical Distribution department to create and implement release strategies on each film, while supervising the actual releases and results, track business trends and opportunities and report to the US home office.

The Daily:
• Track the performance of competitive releases i.e. release dates, box office results, revenues, prints, release costs etc.
• Verify data with the territories sales team.
• Analysis of Warner Bros. box office performance vs. competitor performance.
• Oversight of the UK Sales Team's logistical distribution requirements working closely with our distribution agent MPS.
• Track release schedules and changes in release dates
• Track consumer awareness and interest on upcoming releases.
• Monitor performance of Digital, 3-D and IMAX formats.
• Post-mortem reporting on releases: track performance against norms/ forecasts.
• Assist with trailer tracking and KDM releasing.
• Deal with essential data requests from the US home office.

The Essentials:
• Excellent working knowledge of Word and Excel and some experience of using databases.
• Must be well organised and disciplined with the ability to prioritise workload and use time effectively.
• Must be self-motivated and work with limited supervision.
• Must be able to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner.
• Must be analytical and pay close attention to detail.
• 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.

The Nice-to-Haves:
• Business Studies or Economics undergraduate .
• Some previous work experience .

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-d98qnz-52-23-219-12-42 in your application.