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TV - Sales and Marketing Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team that produces and licenses Guinness World Records’ content around the world.

Job Title: TV - Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Reporting to: Head of Content Licensing

Department: TV and Digital

Location: London/Remote Working


JOB OVERVIEW:

What’s the fastest game bird in Europe? This was the question that inspired the founding of Guinness World Records back in 1955. Starting with a single book published from a room above a gym, GWR has grown to become a global multi-media brand, with offices in London, New York, Beijing, Tokyo and Dubai. 


Today, we deliver world-class content, not just through books, but via TV shows, social media and live events. Whatever the medium, our ultimate purpose is to make the world a more interesting, fun and positive place.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team that produces and licenses Guinness World Records’ content around the world.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sales Support

  • Be first point of contact for clients when Head of Content Licensing is unavailable.
  • Check clip and still rights for distribution
  • Negotiate and close clip and still deals
  • Assist with research for larger volume clip deals and clip clearance for regular clients
  • Build up relationships with archive, research and editorial contacts.
  • Liaise with Legal and Finance teams on all deals to make sure all paperwork and invoicing runs smoothly.


Marketing Support

  • Create ad hoc presentations as and when required.
  • Create new materials for each active show/ format (one sheet, new catalogue, mailshot), with assistance from Brand team.
  • Maintenance of the TV and Content Sales section of the GWR website.


Event Management Support

  • Markets – booking markets, responsible for stand set up, marketing materials, online presence, screeners and PR liaison with trade media. Organising diary and meetings.


Business Development Support

  • Keep up to date on current market news and trade information
  • Assisting Head of Content Licensing in exploring new business opportunities
  • Contract Administration and Rights Management
  • Manage the rights management system on a day-to-day basis
  • Enter all deals into the system and keep track of approvals
  • Responsible for making sure new programming and assets are entered in correctly, working closely with the Media Asset Manager.


General Admin Duties

  • Travel arrangements – booking flights, arranging hotels/apartments
  • Diary management – organising internal and external meetings
  • Maintain up-to-date contacts – responsible for regular mailshots (archive contacts, production, broadcasters, branded content) making sure contact sheet is up to date, organizing regular ring rounds with clients.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO SUCCEED:

  •  Self-starter, proactive in approach
  •  Good communication skills, verbal and written
  •  Good copywriter
  •  Eager to learn
  •  Salesforce experience desirable
  •  Rights Management system experience desirable
  •  Website CMS experience desirable
  •  Language skills desirable but not essential.


Our commitment

Guinness World Records is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where everyone can thrive and belong. We are committed to including people with a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 


We are determined to ensure that no applicant, freelancer, or employee receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of race, disability age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.


Next Step:

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