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Executive Director, Banff World Media Festival

Brunico Communications Ltd.

Posted Sep 5 - Toronto

Job Title: Executive Director, Banff World Media Festival

Job Summary: Full Time; international travel is required

The Company:
Brunico Communications is a global leader in business media and events serving the international entertainment and marketing sectors, Brunico publishes Kidscreen, Realscreen, Playback, and Strategy and produces internationally renowned conferences such as Realscreen Summit, Kidscreen Summit and the Banff World Media Festival.

The Role:
Brunico Communications is in search of a new Executive Director, Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) to join the Playback team in Toronto. Assuming a recognizable leadership position, the successful candidate will function as the key domain expert to drive the execution of all business and sales initiatives related to the event and publication.

• Maintain P&L responsibility for BANFF and related activities
• Oversee all aspects of revenue generation activities across all properties under the Playback brand including print, online and event sponsorships
• Collaborate with the Editor & Content Director of Playback and the BANFF Festival Board of Directors on the presentation of the conference program, ensuring the highest level of speaker and participant engagement.
• Manage activities and performance of all direct reports including sales targets
• Develop new business opportunities including partnerships and funding initiatives for private and public programs
• Develop and execute marketing and communications strategies to ensure BANFF has a leading presence in the international media and entertainment community.
• Responsible for client satisfaction, in alignment with Brunico’s service delivery model
• Works closely with management in budget planning activities.
• Maintain strong collaborative relationships with external stakeholders including various advisory boards and high profile partners.
• Collaborate with various internal departments to lead the BANFF brand vision and strategy.
• Work closely with internal stakeholders to support program activities, business development, marketing engagement, partnership fulfillment, content creation and cross functional brand collaborations.

What we’re looking for:
• 7+ years business management experience; P&L management preferred
• BA/BS required; MBA valued
• Demonstrated successful experience in sales and/or account management
• Media industry experience and contact base
• Exceptional written communication and public speaking skills.
• Well defined sense of diplomacy, including negotiation, conflict resolution and people management skills.
• Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and operational levels

Please send applications to careers@brunico.com
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