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3D Systems: Gentle Giant Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Sales Manager

Description

3D Systems / Gentle Giant Studios, Inc. is seeking a full-time Sales Manager for our Creative Services department that specializes in entertainment based prototyping, product development, 3D printing, fine art fabrication, and consumer product manufacturing services. This position involves working directly with clients and internal teams ensuring sales goals are met and client expectations are exceeded. The Creative Services Sales Manager will oversee the strategic aspects of client needs, providing direction and input to creative and project management teams. Responsible for maximizing revenue of current accounts and continually developing new accounts. This is a high growth position with the industry leader.

Description
The Creative Services Sales Manager will sell the prototyping, product development, fine art fabrication, 3D printing, and manufacturing services of Gentle Giant Studios with multiple high-profile consumer and entertainment accounts. In collaboration with art directors, 3D modelers, painters, and strategy teams the Creative Services Sales Manager ensures the quality of the pitches and work completed, helps to manage client’s needs from beginning to end.

Primary Job Functions
Provide consistent support to Creative Directors to maintain account goals.

Oversee development of client proposals for new business.  

Actively network in the Entertainment, Consumer, and Gaming industries.

Provide constant, clear direction in order to effectively manage plans/projects.

Clearly communicate client goals and expectations to internal team by developing project briefs that are consistent with business goals.

Ensure consistent execution of programs/projects across new and established accounts.

Contribute to the innovative development of the Creative Services department.  

Present materials to clients with confidence, clarity, and enthusiasm.

Maintain awareness of entertainment industry, specifically in Theatrical, Television, Streaming or Gaming industry trends,   direction of technology, clients and consumer behavior.

Qualifications

Education and Training

Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of direct creative disciplines sales experience.

Experience

Credible knowledge of creative disciplines that contribute to consumer product development and manufacturing solutions.

Entertainment industry experience a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
 

Must have a positive, can-do attitude with a high level of dedication.

Proactive approach to identify and solve problems before they arise.

Expert at translating consumer insights into actionable creative strategies and breakthrough concepts that drive business results.

Must be hands on creative, self-starter and innovative thinker.

Ability to adapt, plan and organize in a constantly changing environment.

Exceptional at cultivating relationships, collaborating across business units and functions.

Ability to communicate to various functional groups while translating client strategy.

Attention to detail with outstanding analytic skills.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Diverse understanding of the creative and manufacturing industry related to studios and gaming.

Well defined customer service and communication skills.