Acquisitions Manager

  • Date: May, 2017
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Position/Title: Acquisitions Manager
    Department: Acquisitions

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for sourcing, reviewing and negotiating content acquisitions for all of Cinedigm’s distribution channels, including theatrical, physical (DVD/BD), digital, TV and Cinedigm’s OTT platforms.

    Responsibilities/Duties

    • Source content from producers, production companies and sales reps
    • Screen and provide coverage for content from both a creative and business perspective
    • Make recommendations to senior management regarding content suitable for acquisition
    • Review and run P&L’s to support acquisitions
    • Draft proposals and negotiate material business terms with producers, production companies, and sales reps.
    • Summarize completed deals and communicate business terms to all relevant department heads.
    • Track and request scheduled payments to Licensors
    • Manage and maintain content tracking logs
    • Research major film festivals, including Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca and SXSW, and create screening schedules for senior management
    • Provide deal support to acquisitions colleagues
    • Complete special projects as assigned

    Specific Knowledge Abilities and Skills

    • Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Works well with others across all departments
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and think outside the box
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Must be able to multi-task

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree, some education in film, Master’s degree preferred
    • 3-5 years work experience in entertainment – agency, production company, film sales or distribution experience preferred

    To apply, please send your resume to careers@cinedigm.com