Full Time Job

Executive Producer - Experience

The Mill

London, United Kingdom 09-27-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Mill Experience is The Mill's Immersive Experience Studio. We imagine, design and build pinnacle immersive experiences for the world's most ambitious brands.

We are world renowned visual storytellers - master crafters of simulated, elevated and extended realities. For over 30 years we have led the evolution of computer graphics from the linear stories of the screen to real-time fantasies in virtual spaces and incredible interactions in real places, perfecting our interactive craft in step with emerging real-time technologies.

With our global team of world class artists and creative technologists we work across the range of immersive Experiences: Location-based, Augmented and Virtual.

The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production. Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Amsterdam, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

Direct Report: Director of Experience, Europe (Alessandro Pula)

Works With: London Management Team, Experience Leadership Team, Mill Experience Producers, Legal and Cross Disciplinary groups including groups within VFX and Creative Production (CG, Design, etc.)

THE ROLE

We are looking for an Executive Producer to join our Experience team in London. The EP must have an excellent understanding of The Mill's strategic goals and be instrumental in delivering increased sales and in encouraging greater bottom-line profits for the Experience Team.

The Experience Executive Producer is primarily an outwardly orientated, client facing role, requiring excellent communication skills. Fostering and developing extremely strong client relationships within Experiential and Emerging Technoloy for Brands and Agencies.

Sales:
• Develop sales strategies for both short term and long term business relationships
• Proactive in the task of winning new business
• Targeting clients and accounts to be won by The Mill and define client specific strategies to win business
• Establish new clients for The Mill Experience Team
• Build a pipeline of new projects and clients for The Mill Experience Team
• Win new business in collaboration with the Growth Department through Brand Relationships
• Network with brands, agencies, and tech companies
• Develop and maintain relationships to sell The Mill Experience Team
• Work closely with our reps to help define potential clients, sales/marketing opportunities and PR exercises both on a short term and a long term 'bigger picture' basis.
• Present the Mill Experience teams capabilities and creds
• Respond to incoming project requests, serves as a first point of contact and communication for new client work and projects

Pitches and New Business:
• Oversee pitches for new Experience projects and work in collaboration with the Growth department and Sales Team to win pitches and new business
• Manage scope definition and sales pitches with clients
• Partner closely with the Growth team on all new business activity including pitches, pursuing new clients and growing existing partnerships.

Production:
• Monitor the satisfaction of existing clients and ensure that they continue to use The Mill.
• Liaise closely with the HOPs and the EPs all offices to ensure good communication regarding sales and the successful hand over of jobs between The Mill offices and Mill departments
• Maximise revenue and utilisation of The Mill Experience by having an overview of the work going through each site and encouraging effective scheduling and efficiency of resources.
• Develop and maintain an 'ear' to the market and disseminate relevant information to the production team and key staff at The Mill.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Revenue figures are on target or exceeded
• Client relationships solidified and developed throughout the Mill.
• Client welfare/level of service well managed in tandem with exceeding client expectations and creative goals.
• Ensure that there is healthy communication between production and other departments within the company to aid overall communication and to better working relationships
• Analyzing key client trends and developing an effective plan to enhance all relationships with both Brands and Agencies
• Working with our Sales Rep to spot opportunities and develop with the right people (EPs/CDs/MD etc).
• Effective spread of Experience influence through the company
• Work closely with Business Development to identify and access opportunities for Agency and Brand direct opportunities.

Qualifications
• Minimum of 5-7 years client facing experience working in New Business and Sales
• Proven ability to negotiate large deals and close contracts
• Excellent presentation, public speaking, interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to work well under pressure of multiple deadlines and assignments
• Previous experience working within the advertising industry and emerging technology, Experience working directly in the technology industry, whether in an agency, brand marketing, production vendor or start-up environment
• Understanding of Experience and Immersive Work (VR, AR, and Real-Time), Knowledge of other production disciplines (video, stills etc.)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels, effective communication skills are a must
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Math, Communications, Marketing, Statistics or Advertising a plus.
• Being multilingual will be a plus due to the nature of our global teams and client base.
• Attention to detail and a willingness to go the extra mile.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm3ox2-44-192-38-248-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.