Ausfilm looks to fill LA role

06 November, 2019 by Staff Writer

Ausfilm has advertised the position of Los Angeles-based executive vice president, international production, succeeding Kate Marks after her elevation to CEO.

The film and TV industry services organisation is seeking a “highly experienced, collaborative and dynamic leader” who will build and maintain client relationships; source new business and production sales leads; and promote Australia as a leading film, TV and post, digital and visual effects location.

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The role is open to the candidate who best meets the following selection criteria regardless of nationality or location:

1. Knowledge and understanding of the international film and television industry is essential. Briefly describe the knowledge you have in this field. How did you acquire this knowledge and understanding?

2. What do you consider to be the key opportunities for Australian film production and services businesses with the international film and content community, in particular with North America? What potential future opportunities do you think are important?

3. In this role you need to be able to utilise a network to help achieve results. Provide an example of how you have developed and maintained relevant network in the film and television industry and utilised these contacts in your work to help you achieve successful outcomes.

4. A collaborative leadership approach and highly effective communication skills are essential in this role. Please provide an example of your leadership style and how you have effectively managed negotiations and relationships with multiple levels of management.

Marks plans to return to Sydney in February/March after being appointed as the successor to Debra Richards, who joined Netflix as director, production policy, for Asia Pacific.

Applications close on November 25. Interested candidates should send their applications to: position@ausfilm.com

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