Agent - Photography

Salary: Competive Salary plus benefits plus commission

  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Sales
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London & South East
 

job description

New Job- Photography Agent needed for an independent, privately owned talent representation agency and photo-video production company, servicing a wide range of world class clients in advertising, editorial, fashion and design.
You will be responsible for managing the photographers diary and promoting their work through emailing, cold calling and portfolio viewings. carrying out all sales and new business-related activities of the business, including implementing the sales plan together with the Director, in order to meet the sales targets as agreed together with the Agency Principal.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensure all efforts employed contribute to increasing the company’s sales performance and achieving the company goals.
Work together with the Agency Principal to establish appropriate sales targets;
• Manage and carry out all sales and new business related activities of the company, in line with the agreed sales plan;
• Monitor sales margins;
• Research, develop and maintain a list of target sales prospects, classified by size, market, hot, warm, cold, emerging and established;
• Establish and maintain current files on all sales prospects and oversee all required research to keep files up to date;
• Establish and maintain a “hot list” of target sales prospects;
• Establish and maintain records for sales prospects where there is ongoing contact;
• Set up and maintain an automated database for all sales/promotion activities;
• Prepare all activities and materials for sales presentations and carry out all presentations to sales prospects including any necessary follow up work, such as follow-up letters, proposals etc.
• Prepare monthly reports on sales activity and photographers targets;
• Maintain accuracy of the new business “resource” list, listing all presentation materials; If required, contribute to the Agency’s promotion in collaboration with the Marketing Director and Director;
• Take ownership of all matters that come to you until successfully concluded;
• Encourage active networking by yourself and others;

• Develop a good relationship with the photographers and their studio team
• Enhance and maintain relationships with all key clients;
• Ensure accurate and timely recording/submission of mileage and expenses.

• Keep an eye out for potential photographers to join the agency

EXPERIENCE
• 2 to 3 years previous experience in an agency role, ideally within the Production industry
• Previous experience of working in an agency, ideally within Advertising, Creative, Creative Production or Photography;

• A proven track record of successfully delivering sales targets;

• Strong existing relationships in the Advertising and Photography/Production community;

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Comfortable working in a small team company and motivated by the industry and the prospect of growing the company;
• Passionate about the Photography/Production industry and in particular about emerging artists;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;
• A team player;
• Confident, credible and tenacious;

• Flexible approach to working hours, location and duties;

• Professional in approach and image.

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