Cine Equipment Account Manager
Posted on: November 23, 2021
We are MPB, the world's largest online platform for used
photography and videography equipment. Our platform transforms the
way that people buy, sell and trade in photo and video kit. MPB is
a destination for everyone, whether you've just discovered your
passion for visual storytelling or you're already a pro.
MPB has always been committed to making kit more accessible and
affordable, and helping to visualise a more sustainable future. We
recirculate more than 300,000 items of used kit every year,
extending the life and creative potential of photo and video
equipment for creators around the world.
Headquartered in the creative communities of Brighton, Brooklyn and
Berlin, the MPB team includes trained camera experts and seasoned
photographers and videographers who bring their passion to work
every day to deliver outstanding service. Every piece of kit is
inspected carefully by our product specialists and comes with a
six-month warranty to give our customers peace of mind that buying
used doesn't mean sacrificing reliability.
MPB has raised multiple rounds of venture capital and private
equity funding, most recently -50m Series D in April 2021, and is
listed in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
We are excited to be expanding our US team. We are seeking an
experienced Cine Equipment Account Manager to contribute to our
growth as a best-in-class organization.
If you're an innovative thinker with a passion for supporting
photography and videography, we would love to hear from you. You'll
be working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment
that includes local and global teams.
We recognise the benefit of inclusive practices to better build a
diverse community here at MPB. Our commitment to ensuring inclusion
fuels and connects us as one with the diverse community of visual
storytellers that we serve.
MPB customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant because of family makeup, race, sexuality,
religion, gender identity, disability or age. At MPB, every
employee has the opportunity to make an impact and grow.
About The Role
As a Cine Equipment Account Manager, you will work alongside the
buying teams, and will report directly to the Global Head of
Buying. You will be responsible for driving the supply of cine gear
into the business across five markets globally and maintaining
accounts with a multitude of sellers.
We are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge and experience
of the photo and cinematography market, with exceptional product
knowledge. Someone who has experience with rental houses and
You should have a passion for cine gear, strong people skills and
be constantly up to date with new gear and market trends.
Communicating with and nurturing relationships with rental houses
both on the phone and via email to engage with and maximise
Maintaining an expert level of customer communication with
Expert management of the lead pipeline in multiple pricing
Operating a sales-led approach to securing stock and deliver on
weekly, monthly and quarterly targets.
Identify where opportunities are in the cinematography market to
expand our inventory.
Liaising closely with the Product Specialist team to ensure all
transactions are dealt with efficiently and customer satisfaction
Proactively highlighting and solving any issues that could affect
customer satisfaction or retention
In depth understanding of photo/video equipment including high end
Previous experience within the cinematography market
Expert communication and people skills.
Robust organisational, communication and time management skills
Proven competence in lead nurturing.
Even Better If
Existing relationships within the photography or cinematography
industry, with potential for supply.
Strong knowledge about the industry including competitors and
Previous experience in a sales or account management role.
Experience with CRM software.
Experience with sales over the phone.
We support our staff and their careers in every way we can.
Generous PTO allowance
Dog friendly office
Note on working practices during the Coronavirus outbreak
At the time of writing, all office based staff are on a rota
system, combining optional time in our covid-secure office with
working from home.
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