A self-motivated, reliable and well-organised Bidding Producer and Artist’s Representative with over seventeen years of experience in fast-paced and high-pressure environments of the Advertising Industry. Demonstrated effective time management and organisational skills by simultaneously planning and managing busy schedules of film directors, photographers and retouchers to facilitate smooth processes of shooting commercial ads. Highly organized, with strong project management, budgeting and conceptual thinking skills. Thrive on having a can-do attitude, with a personable tone of voice that fits every level. Remain calm under pressure. Has been known to colleagues as a team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and excellent work ethics at all times.Locked Pro Plan feature
Facilitate business and time management support to ensure smooth daily operation of a boutique agency which promotes work of directors, photographers, CGI artists and retouchers to production companies for shooting commercial ads of well known corporations such as Nike, Adidas, Sportmaster, Coca-Cola, Audi, Datsun, Renault, Lays, Nestlé, Adrenalin Rush, Visa, Yandex, Google, Avon, Oriflame and many more. Responsibilities • Act as a primary contact daily for directors, photographers, retouchers, and deliver a high standard of customer service via e-mail, on the phone and in-person • Demonstrate efficient time management skills by simultaneously coordinating up to 2-5 advertisement pitches per day, prioritise and administer busy schedules and bookings for more than 30 artists. • Provide timely assistance to directors, photographers and retouchers during the production processes and resolve any issues promptly • Managing Artists diaries (G-Drive, G-Calendar) • Organize (if required) artists travel and accommodation according to their schedules in shooting projects abroad • Create marketing materials and presentations in PowerPoint, Keynote, Adobe Acrobat and distribute via e-mail marketing campaigns to promote directors and photographers new work to the potential clients • Continuously stay in tune with the market through relevant research and identify trends and new business opportunities • Develop relationships with new clients – creative agencies, production companies and clients directly. Achievements • Discovered and subscribed 16 young Film Directors; boosted numbers of pitches and projects for the Agency by 50% in 2019 • Grew the popularity of the business via social media activities (Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin) • Streamlined all administrative processes, formulating comprehensive databases in Excel with clients’ details, meeting schedules and business budgets • Met all the deadlines for pitches, presentations and contracts. • Established and maintained strong partnerships with key clients (Russian branches), including Nike, Adidas, Sportmaster, Coca-Cola, Audi, Datsun, Renault, Lays, Nestlé, Adrenalin Rush, Visa, Yandex, Google, Avon, Oriflame and many others.
Responsibilities • Identify, research and customize outreach to prospective clients driving revenue in new business from photographers, production companies, advertising and PR agencies, brands and procurement; with a goal to share solutions for high-quality creative resourcing on projects. • Obtain regular presentation meetings to promote the company by showcasing compelling presentations and forming a long term working relationship • Ensuring good client retention through regular follow-ups and feeding back comments to the producer and artist team on production matters to better repeat business convergence. • Attending weekly meeting with the commercial team to review sales pipelines across the department and discuss outreach efforts, ensuring that sales strategies are aligned with the company objectives • Work with the artists and producers to prepare detailed client bids in a timely manner, accompanied by treatments/references where appropriate to demonstrate our understanding of the brief. • Support the artists in developing their wants and needs, by discussing regularly the kind of work they covet for their portfolios and determined collaborative opportunities with other skilled artists that could be of interest, and lead to brand exposure / commercial opportunity.
Responsibilities • Liaise between internal departments – creative, production, project and account management – and our clients ensuring smooth workflow and delivery of assets to schedule and budget • Produce print ads for outdoor/indoor media and editorial • Manage photo-shoots and CGI projects • Address any urgent clients queries and resolve issues • Support advertisement campaign development process by analysing creative materials, supervising subcontractors, co-ordinating diaries of creative teams, setting feasible budgets and deadlines
Responsibilities • Ensure the production database is kept updated daily with notes and critical information • Prepare pitch presentations • Collaborate with creative and client service department to ensure all project deliverables are met • Collaborate with production companies in order to develop realistic timetables and create feasible budgets • Assist with logistics and arrangement for the crew • Back up all project reports, PO’s, estimates, schedules, change orders, technical and production specs, pre-production books and legal contracts
Conducted research across record companies, online magazine, agencies, and newspapers to aid in purchasing stock. Interfaced with a wide range of photographers to streamline assignments, which included overseeing a large roster. Guided and supported the photographers through creative shoot and photo-editing. In addition, contributed creative ideas for stories and photos, as well as for overall format and layout.
Held concurrent responsibility for managing transactions and cultivating relationships with individual buyers and influencers. Received and processed inbound sales queries and sold value-added products and services to customers. In addition, processed, tracked, coded, and managed invoices and internal reports with emphasis on time management and accuracy.