Title: Head of Operations

Reporting to: CEO + President

Terms: Full Time Position

Salary: $100k+  +equity

Start Date: ASAP

Location: New York, NY

 

The Opportunity

Picture Motion is the leading impact agency in social impact entertainment. Founded in 2012, our team of impact producers has built grassroots marketing and social impact campaigns for over 150 films. Our campaigns have raised money, influenced policy and changed consumer behavior. We're looking for an operations rock star to work closely with the company's CEO and President to manage the amazing team here, and lead the company into its next phase. Learn more about our work here: https://picturemotion.com/press

 

About the Position

The Head of Operations will be responsible for leading the entire team from day-to-day to ensure the company meets and it exceeds it goals.  The role is as much internal as it is external touching everything from Culture to Client Services. This role will oversee the RFP and proactive pitch process; RFP response, Negotiation, Legal, Production, Clients Services and Reporting.  Success will be measured through client satisfaction surveys sent quarterly and increased closure and renewal rates. Picture Motion’s portfolio is continually growing and we’re looking for a team leader to help shape the future of our business. 

This role includes but is not limited to management, team member retention and P&L management with the CEO. Direct reports include Head of Client Services and Business Management Firm. Additionally, this  role will work with the President and CEO on BD Strategy, Budgeting and Recruiting.

Picture Motion is not a production company and does not produce films. Please do not apply if you are interested in overseeing film production.  

Buzz Words when we think of this role: 

  • Operational Prowess
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Gravitas
  • Meticulous Organizational Skills (Cloud & Reality based)
  • Talent Management
  • Agency
  • Client Services
  • Team Oriented 

 

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience as director or operations manager
  • Ability to prioritize/ multitask 
  • Analytical skills to evaluate data and make operational decisions
  • 3-5 strong references
  • 7+ years experience

 

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all facets of client services / revenue driving departments (impact distribution, impact events, impact strategy) 
  • Weekly, Monthly & Quarterly reports analyzing pipeline, projects and revenue trends
  • Identifying and targeting areas in which the business can improve operation
  • Monitoring revenue margins per deal and across the entire P&L 
  • Overseeing employee productivity and ensuring all client deadlines are met or exceeded
  • Researching and implementing new internal directives for business growth and prosperity
  • Developing and implementing guidelines for employee evaluations, recruitment and promotion
  • Manage select specific company operational functions (examples: employee on-boarding, client contract process, expense reviewals, implementation of HR and legal requirements) 
  • Liaison between leadership and staff 
  • Identify, analyze, negotiate for and develop new partnership opportunities and strategic alliances that support growth objectives
  • General business strategy

 

About Picture Motion: Picture Motion is an award-winning impact agency for film and entertainment. We work with filmmakers, distributors, foundations, brands to amplify awareness, create conversations, and drive engagement, all with the goal of expanding and activating audiences. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Washington DC, we provide unmatched industry experience, services and access. This powerful combination allows us to effectively handle all aspects of an impact campaign. From impact strategy & planning, to campaign management and screening tour implementation, we make sure the films that can change the world - do. 

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