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November 25th 2021

Vacancy: Technical Operations Assistant

Vacancy: Technical Operations Assistant

Full time role in London (temporarily remote)

Established in 2003, Park Circus is a leading global sales agency and distribution company. We proudly represent over 25,000 films from Hollywood and British studios and a large number of independent rights owners. It’s not all about classic films though - our contemporary releasing and sales slate includes titles from established directors as well as the new discoveries of today. We are knowledgeable, passionate and our love of cinema goes to the heart of everything we do. Working with rights holders, producers, distributors and cinemas, our aim is to share the wonderful films we represent with audiences on both the big and small screen. The company is seeking a keen and enthusiastic individual to join the Technical Operations team. This is a junior position, with the opportunity to progress your skills within Digital Cinema Distribution, this fast-paced role will require someone who enjoys problem solving, is an excellent multi-tasker and works well under pressure. This role is based in the London office, the role will be temporarily remote, moving to a hybrid model in the future.

Key duties & responsibilities

Working as part of our Tech Ops team you will be part of the group responsible for preparing and delivering content. Key duties will include:

  • Coordinating DCP/35mm print transport for Theatrical, Non-Theatrical and Festival bookings

  • Ordering KDMs (security keys) for Digital Cinema screenings

  • Responding to exhibitor queries and support exhibitors with technical & logistics issues

  • Maintaining accurate asset management records

  • Liaising with Exhibitors and third-party suppliers to return assets after screenings

  • Participating in out of hours support cover rota

Key skills

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role

  • Knowledge of Digital Cinema distribution practices

  • An interest in the technical side of film and digital cinema

  • Strong computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Outlook

  • An ability to work well under pressure within a fast-paced environment, with a natural flair to manage tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Creative problem solver who can think outside the box and use initiative to identify and solve problems with a minimum of fuss

  • High level of attention to detail and organisational skills

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to learn new skills quickly

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to form strong relationships internally and externally

Desirable skills

  • A passion for cinema and a general interest in films

  • Experience issuing KDMs to both UK & International Exhibitors

  • Experience with Apple MAC OS

Application process

Applications should be submitted with a CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications, as well as why you think you’re the right person to join the team.

Send your application by email to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.