Position: Sales Associate
Company/Division: NYC Drone Film Festival
Location: New York, NY Position Type: Seasonal
About Yeah Drones
Based in New York City, Yeah Drones (YD) is a full service production company specializing in UAV aerial cinematography for film, television, commercials, real estate and live events. YD holds an FAA Section 333 Exemption allowing for 100% legal commercial use of drones. We work with an exclusive team of engineers to offer bespoke drone builds to meet the specific needs of clients including Good Morning America, ABC, 20/20, CBStv's Elementary as well as many television commercials. We are the creators of the NYC Drone Film Festival and The Liberty Cup Drone Race.
About New York City Drone Film Festival:
The #NYCDFF has experienced rapid growth since its inception in 2014, counting companies like GE, NBC News, Adobe and DJI as headline sponsors. In 2016 the second annual #NYCDFF was a 3-day event including a dynamic slate of interactive panels and a "Day of Drones"hosted at the Liberty Science Center which included drone battling and FPV drone racing. The event sold out in 6 hours, received 350 film submissions from 45 countries, saw 5,000+ people in attendance over the festival weekend and earned over 350 million media impressions worldwide. The festival offers an international platform for filmmakers from every corner of the globe to exhibit their work in front of industry professionals and the drone cinema fan community.
If you are excited about working in an emerging industry at the intersection of art and technology this position might be for you.
- Identify client and agency decision-makers and develop relationships at all levels through high volume of face-to-face meetings
- Prospect new accounts while maintaining and growing current client relationships
- Use consultative approach in engaging potential brand partners for integration into NYCDFF experiential offerings
- 2-3 years of sales experience (e.g. brand, advertising, media) with proven track record of success
- Strong brand and agency relationships
- Deep understanding of the advertising industry
- Relationships in film and television are a plus
- Extremely resourceful person with an entrepreneurial spirit and the discipline to maximize productivity
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