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Senior Photography Agent – Bird Production Paris

Bird Production is in search of a Senior Photography Agent for its Paris office. The agent must have senior level experience and be a proactive self-starter, seeking new opportunities for their artists and the agency under the direction of the Managing Director. The person must be able to maintain a positive attitude, respond calmly and efficiently to all inquiries, and communicate effectively with people at all levels. The candidate must work to develop existing relationships and new opportunities for photographers and other artists, as well as create new business strategies for marketing and sales to support Paris' growth initiatives. The candidate must have proven Senior Agent experience with successful working photographers as well as solid industry contacts and relationships in Europe.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working with the management in Berlin to find new opportunities for both the artists and the agency 
  • Fully support the needs of Bird Paris artists, including representation, marketing, budget negotiations, production, logistics and accounting
  • Responsible for planning career development for artists and advising on strategies for professional growth
  • Recruit artists who meet Bird Production's high standards
  • Tactful management and development of relationships with clients, brands and agencies
  • Communicating effectively with other Bird offices and working productively under pressure

 

Qualifications

  • Fluent in written and spoken French and English
  • Knowledge of contemporary photography, art, high-end fashion and publishing
  • Specialized knowledge of the fashion, luxury and advertising markets
  • Established experience in artist management, particularly in photography and styling
  • Existing relationships with EU art buyers, editors and creative directors
  • Strong connections in the European fashion and luxury industry
  • Ability to socialize, negotiate, manage and close deals
  • Negotiating skills, familiarity with standard rates and customs
  • Personable demeanor, with the ability to build lasting and productive relationships with artists and clients
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to identify and manage priority requests, calls and meetings
  • Ability to work productively under pressure, think ahead and solve problems proactively

 

Compensation 

will mirror experience

 

Starting Date 

Starting now

 

Please send your resumé to: recruit@bird-production.com

 

 

 

 

 

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