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Virtual Reality Business Associate

Andrea Pottsby on Mar 31, 2017
University of York and Wild Rover Productions
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Annual Salary : $30,175.00
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Based at Wild Rover Productions, Ltd., in Belfast, a well establish worldwide broadcast television production company, you will lead the business thread of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Wild Rover and the University of York. This project aims to enhance WRP’s competitiveness in VR production through the development and implementation of business strategies to maximise monetisation of cinematic VR productions.

You will have an MA or MBA in Media Business, Media Management, Film or TV Producing, or a closely related area. You will also have experience in the design of market surveys and market analysis. Experience in the film and television or advertising industry is desirable but not required.

You will have an entrepreneurial spirit with excellent communication skills including pitching, formal presenting and other client-facing skills. You should be experienced in reviewing and assimilating a wide range of technical, methodological and financial information to develop business strategies. You will be highly organised and have the ability to work independently to provide innovative solutions.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with Wild Rover Productions and University of York academics, which will provide extremely interesting and diverse challenges and presents an excellent opportunity for career development.

Wild Rover Production’s programmes have aired (and continue to air) worldwide. These include projects for BBC One, Channel 4 in the UK, ABC in the US and many others – see for details. Recognizing the uptake in Virtual Reality systems, Wild Rover have started to position themselves to be able to generate high quality content for this exciting new medium. This position represents a unique opportunity to work with a top production company in developing new business activities in the cutting-edge cinematic VR media sector.

The salary will be fixed and will be up to £30,175 per annum on Grade 5 of the University’s salary scales. There is also an additional £4,000 for training and development.

You will be a University of York employee but be based at Wild Rover Productions Ltd. in Belfast.

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