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Distribution Account Manager

Motion Picture Solutions
Closing date
20 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Motion Picture Solutions are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Distribution Account Manager to join our team.

You will work directly with clients and internal teams to ensure that all work is delivered to the highest standards.

About Us

Motion Pictures Solutions (MPS) is a leading international film services company, providing end-to-end solutions at all stages in the field of theatrical film delivery. From 24/7 post-production and mastering through to secure electronic distribution, KDM delivery, live event management, creative services and specialist technical consultancy, MPS offers distributors, exhibitors and industry partners a culture of innovation, a high level of expertise and fast turnaround times.

MPS has spent the past 14 years building a company that major Film Studios and Distributors trust. We're a leading company at what we do and our aim is to make the global cinema industry run better, with our software already forming the basis of that ambition. We want to drive the cinema industry forward using the power of new, secure web-based technologies.

MPS is an energetic company and we guarantee a fun workplace and maybe the odd movie in one of our state-of the-art screening rooms. Most of all we want ambitious, driven people who are passionate about technology and film.

About the Role

A Distribution Account Manager is responsible for managing the end-to-end theatrical content distribution delivery process in the UK / Ireland & International, ensuring that distribution content arrives safely on site with no black screens!

You will work closely with Electronic Support, Fulfilment, Data IO and the Client Services department to plan all content releases ensuring all content is delivered via the most efficient and cost effective method available.

You will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of support to exhibition and will support Distributors (MPS clients) in release planning and bookings management.

The Distribution Account Manager will be technically proficient in troubleshooting electronic content delivery software and will work with physical and electronic delivery managers/teams to ensure sound capacity, inventory and demand planning.

The Distribution Account Manager will hold key working relationships directly with clients alongside the client services team to ensure that our client's needs are serviced. You will be excellent at time management and have outstanding customer service skills.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Capacity and Demand Planning

Managing the distribution demand planner and working closely with the client services team and clients to ensure that the demand for MPS distribution services is captured in advance.

  • Client Support

Being the first line of contact for all distribution queries and orders from clients. Managing client expectations, and regularly updating clients with order progression. Take the lead in building and maintaining a strong relationship with your assigned client while supporting other team members when needed.

  • Order Management

Managing end to end ordering process for all Distribution orders. Translating order requests from calls/emails into appropriate MPS systems. Working with appropriate teams (Client Services, Electronic Support, Fulfilment, Finance and Asset Management) and third party vendors to ensure orders are processed and billed correctly. Ensuring both you and the client are aware of all new developments that may occur in the life cycle of a project/order while ensuring that the most efficient and cost effective methods of distribution are utilized and SLAs maintained.

  • Communication

Communicating the changing levels of demand and working with MPS teams and working with distributors to best manage orders and timelines for delivery to distributor requirements and to plan capacity accordingly.

  • Exhibition Support

Communicating the changing levels of demand and working with MPS distribution teams and working with distributors to best manage orders and timelines for delivery to distributor requirements and to plan capacity accordingly

  • Invoicing

Reviewing invoices before they are sent to clients, ensuring all orders have been billed in a timely manner. Leasing with the financial team for any queries or issues.

About You

Key Experience:
  • Previous experience working with an order management system
  • 3 years working in a client/customer facing role
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Essential Requirements:
  • 5+ GCSE's
  • Logical thinker
  • Confident Communicator
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation
  • Works well within a team and has leadership qualities
  • Ability to adapt to new IT softwares and systems

Desired Requirements:
  • Educated to a degree standard
  • 3 A Levels or equivalent
  • 2 Years' working in Film Industry
  • Linux and related OS knowledge
  • Understanding of DCI standards


We offer a variety of great benefits to our employees, including:
  • 25 days' Annual Leave
  • Medicash Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dexters 'No Deposit' Option
  • Interest Free Deposit Loan
  • Cinema Ticket Deals & Discounts
  • Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Mid-Term Incentive Plan
  • Superhero Scheme (Bonus)
  • Objectives Bonus
  • Summer & Christmas Parties
  • Training (including Study Support & Leadership Programme).

Next Step:

To apply for this opportunity, please send your details online, via LinkedIn
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