Sales Specialist

Date: 09-Aug-2022

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Company: Canon


  • Backed by the established brand of Canon Australia
  • Tremendous learning opportunities
  • Competitive salary

About Us

Canon is the world's leading imaging organisation, and actively inspires with imaginative ideas that enable people to connect, communicate and achieve more than they thought possible. Whether for consumers or professionals, Canon continues to research technologies to bring more beauty, more clarity and more innovation to the world of imaging.

Our SUNSTUDIOS division provides industry leading services and expertise to the creative industry in Australia. These services encompass shoot bookings, production, and event management. Key customer segments include broadcast television networks, film production agencies, online streaming services, industry leading stills photographers, corporate event partners and many more.

SUNSTUDIOS plays a key role in supporting and building our local professional imaging industry. We’re backed by Canon, and we’re proud to align together as we help champion and grow the space for photographers and videographers. We benefit from the support of a backer who is committed to maintaining a vibrant and diverse Australian commercial film and photographic community.

About the Role

The SUNSTUDIOS Retail department and Canon Experience Centre provide a truly unique sales experience to their broad range of customers in the creative industry in Australia. These services encompass quoting and sales, equipment loans and demos, consultancy, and gear troubleshooting, all which is housed within a beautiful showroom. Key customer segments include broadcast television networks, film production agencies, online streaming services, industry leading stills photographers, government departments and institutions plus many more.

The role requires managing the existing clients, leading sales, consultation & after sales service for the SUNSTUDIOS Melbourne Retail & Canon Experience Store team. It is an extremely exciting opportunity for someone looking for a promising career with a leading brand as Canon’s SUNSTUDIOS.

This is a permanent role based in our South Melbourne office & reports to the Retail Manager - Business Development.

Main Duties

  • New business development in cinema and video sales
  • Account management of existing key video and cinema clients
  • Technical advice and solutions for cinema and video clients
  • Maintaining a regular client call and visitation schedule
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve the key goals of SUNSTUDIOS
  • SUNSTUDIOS Melbourne Retail and Canon Experience Centre revenue and gross profit targets
  • Contribute to 50/50 Stills and Video Revenue Target
  • Timely forecasting of sales and pipeline opportunities
  • Offering consultancy services to corporate and government clients
  • Stock management
  • Contributing to sales planning sessions

About You

To be successful in this role, you would have good knowledge of the motion industry & its equipment as well as strong networking.  

Key Skills & Experience include –

  • Knowledge of motion imaging markets, customers and applications
  • Professional motion imaging and workflows
  • Knowledge of professional imaging markets, customers and applications
  • Equipment rental experience
  • Professional photography and workflows

In return we offer a supportive team environment where collaboration and support from your leaders and peers is the norm. We’ll invest in your development and long-term future and we can promise you a variety and enough challenge to keep things interesting across the wide variety of customer we support.

We believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce. We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate. Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.

As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will be considered. Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work. All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.

Looking to join this diverse team? Apply online now. Successful applicants will be notified of next steps