Careers

President of VReedom 

We are looking for a world renowned public speaker who can inform and inspire visitors of the VR Cinema how VR can open their eyes to create a better world. Are you a former world leader, a manager of the biggest team in the world, and do you love to inform on innovative ideas that can take people into a different reality? - We are looking for you! 

What you’ll do:

• Each VR showing starts with an introduction on VR and its overwhelming capability to open people’s eyes about realities they formerly couldn’t imagine. Your responsibility is to create that perfect moment of expectation and anticipation. Caress people with your soothing voice and perfect vocal delivery

• Managing people’s expectations and making sure that everyone under your charge is taken care of.

• You are in charge of looking into the future and introduce sustainable growth as well as delivering a life changing VR experience. 

• VR is a medium of freedom. The freedom to move, to choose what you see and what you focus on. You will guard this freedom!

Who you are:

• You have seen the most amazing places and had incredible experiences in the last 8 years. Almost too astonishing to be true. You know what opens people’s eyes.

• You are not an ostrich. You don’t put your head in the sand. You look in all directions and stay inspired.

 Not afraid to step in and take charge. You don’t fear to get your hands dirty. You do what needs to be done for the better of mankind.

 Your name will be already be remembered in history, but now you wish to remain part of the story. You’re looking for more immersion than ever! 

 Is your best quality the ability to make people look through your eyes? Can you paint a picture so vivid that people feel as if they’re there with you? Tell us about it!

 English fluency is demanded, but we don’t care where you come from. All nationalities are welcomed and embraced.

Other competencies:

 Enormous experience with VReedom of speech, VReedom of choice, and VReedom of information. We strive for everyone to be VRee.

 Great sense of humor. You know how to convince people of your vision with an award winning smile.

 You have a "Yes, we can"-mentality.

Interested?

Send an e-mail with your resume and motivation to: recruitment_media@samhoud.com at the attention of Sivita Nourzad.

&samhoud media is looking for a VR Cinema Distribution Specialist.

The VR world is young and growing fast. Due to many new developments in terms of technical possibilities and content development and distribution. VR content distribution is an area that is developing at a rapid pace in which &samhoud media van be seen as its pioneer. After the success of the VR Cinema in Amsterdam, &samhoud media wants to grow internationally. &samhoud media currently talks with local partners in various countries to open (chains of) VR Cinema’s. China is the first country where we expect to open 50 cinemas by May 2017. After the cinema the content gets a second life on the home entertainment market through digital platforms. &samhoud media strives to become a worldwide player as producer, content aggregator and distributor.

The job

You develop and maintain a network with international partners and clients. You expand the existing network proactively and you come up with new ways of VR content exploitation. You are familiar with the world of content distribution and the terms ‘storage, security en delivery of content’ are known. You work together in a small team but you know how to get things done on your own.

• You have a masters degree in commercial economics or (technical) business administration

• You have at least 2 years of sales experience, preferably in the media and/or entertainment industry.

• You know what’s going on in the world of VR and media and you like networking

• You have excellent negotiation skills and people take you seriously

• You show entrepreneurial skills, you have a hands-on mentality and are result oriented

• You contribute to the professional development of the team and you like to work together with others

• You are fluent in English and Dutch both in writing as in spoken word.

Interested?

Send an e-mail with your resume and motivation to: recruitment_media@samhoud.com at the attention of Sivita Nourzad.

&samhoud media is looking for a VR Cinema Content Specialist

The VR world is young and growing fast. Due to many new developments in terms of technical possibilities and content development and distribution. VR content distribution is an area that is developing at a rapid pace in which &samhoud media can be seen as its pioneer. After the success of the VR Cinema in Amsterdam, &samhoud media wants to grow internationally. &samhoud media currently talks with local partners in various countries to open (chains of) VR Cinema’s. China is the first country where we expect to open 50 cinemas by May 2017. After the cinema the content gets a second life on the home entertainment market through digital platforms. &samhoud media strives to become a worldwide player as producer, content aggregator and distributor.

The job

You develop and maintain a network with studio’s, artists and content owners both in The Netherlands and abroad. You actively build a network and scout, curate and negotiate in order to acquire the best VR content worldwide. You are familiar with the world of (VR) content development and acquisition and terms as ‘minimum guarantees en rofr’ are known. You work together in a small team but you know how to get things done on your own.

• You have a masters degree in media, entertainment and/or law

• You have at least 2 years of work experience in the media and/or entertainment industry

• You know what’s going on in the world of VR and media and you like networking

• You know where and how to find the right content and to trace down the content owners worldwide

• You know how to buy for specific target groups and you have experience with contracting (making contracts, assessing and negotiating them)

• You have excellent negotiation skills

• You contribute to the professional development of the team and you like to work together with others

• You are fluent in English and Dutch both in writing as in spoken word.

Interested?

Send an e-mail with your resume and motivation to: recruitment_media@samhoud.com at the attention of Sivita Nourzad.

&samhoud media is looking for an Assistant Manager for the VR Cinema

Virtual reality is the most innovative form of entertainment. Experts have already claimed that 2016 will be the year of VR and in this year &samhoud media has opened the world’s first virtual reality cinema in Amsterdam! 

The VR Cinema is a groundbreaking concept which brings virtual reality to the consumer. Do you want nothing more than be a part of this? The VR Cinema is looking for an Assistant Manager with a lot of enthusiasm, hospitality, and commercial insight, who wants to make this innovative concept a smashing success. 

As Assistant Manager you will provide guidance to a team of young film lovers, together with the Manager. You will take the lead on the floor and guard the concept of The VR Cinema. You will make sure that The VR Cinema as well as the café both run smoothly. Together with the Manager you will support and stimulate the development of your team with a lot of enthusiasm and you will translate feedback of customers back to new possibilities and improvements of the concept. You will report back to the Manager and together you will make sure that the operational and financial goals are reached. 

In addition, you will work before and behind the screens and you will discover everything there is to know about virtual reality. ‘Love what you do’ is what it is all about!

What are the requirements:

HBO thinking and working level;

A ‘customer comes first’ attitude;

Demonstrable experience in managing and in hospitality;

Experience in making work schedules;

Demonstrable experience in procurement and inventory management;

Demonstrable financial experience, such as checking invoices, budgets, and managing cash register systems; and

Commercial insight and you know how to direct according to procurement and sales percentages.

Interested?

Send an email with your CV and motivation to recruitment_media@samhoud.com directed to Sivita Nourzad. 

The VR Cinema is expanding, and looking for you! 

The VR Cinema is a concept by &samhoud media and brings the coolest VR experiences to the people. The VR Cinema is based in Amsterdam but internationally minded, hosting VR pop-up events worldwide. The VR Cinema is set on showing the best storytelling VR has to offer from creators all over the world. 

We are looking for an Event management intern to join our team. During your internship you will represent The VR Cinema at all the events The VR Cinema hosts. This means that you will actively work on the planning, organization en execution of all events. You will be involved from A to Z. The VR Cinema organizes an hosts events at its permanent location in Amsterdam and a new, awesome location is coming soon. Even though we are based in Amsterdam, we act international. The VR Cinema hosts VR pop-up events all over the world. One day you could be working on an activation in Amsterdam, and the next you’re at the airport, ready to represent The VR Cinema abroad. 

Responsibilities 

Planning, preperation, execution and completion of all events and VR pop-up; 

Feedback and analysis after the event; 

Working and thinking actively in creative processes; 

Supporting the establishment and maintainance of partnerships; 

Supporting the promotion and marketing of events and VR pop-ups. 

Who are you? 

You have affinity with virtual reality; 

You have affinity with event planning; 

You are an HBO-student in the field of event management or another relevant field of study; 

You have a ‘go attitude’ and pro-active work ethos;

You are flexible regarding working days and working hours; 

You could be abroad for seven days in a row; 

You are skilled in social media; 

You are analytical and organized; 

You are a structured and detailed worker; 

You are stress resistant; 

You are a native Dutch speaker and fluent in English, both written and spoken language; 

Not of the least importance: you are optimistic and enthusiastic! 

You are available from the first of November for a minimum duration of three months

Company information 

&samhoud media is a startup consisting out of a bunch of young creatives who are full of great ideas. Determined to inspire the rest of the world we create innovative virtual reality & augmented reality concepts. Highlights of our year were the premiere of the virtual reality ballet piece Night Fall and the launch of the Albert Heijn Dino campaign. The VR ballet piece was a co-creation with The Dutch National Ballet, and a beautiful fusion of a classic art form and the latest technology. The dinosaur themed VR/AR loyalty campaign for Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn brought VR and AR into the homes of millions of consumers. 

The &samhoud media team loves a challenge and new innovations, is always optimistic and is known for its upbeat disco lunches. With this common passion and motivation we are going to inspire and change the world. We work from our canal house – under the watchful eye of our goldfish – but like to think on an international level. 

Placement fee 

At the end of the month you can cash 400 euros bruto in your pocket. 

Apply 

Send an email to recruitment_media@samhoud.com. You can address your letter to Sivita Nourzad. Do not hesitate to pull out all the stops and to be creative. She’ll appreciate it!