Join a growing media franchise

An opportunity has arisen for experienced business professionals looking to own a business in the growing media industry. Media Forest, which provides a number of services to independent customers and media companies, is looking for regional franchise owners to own and operate exclusive territories across Europe.

The opportunity

Media Forest was established in 2005 and already has established regional franchise owners operating in France, Romania, Israel, and Florida, USA. The company is now looking to expand its brand worldwide and is seeking suitable franchise partners to achieve this aim.

By becoming a Media Forest regional franchise owner you will:

  • Establish your own business in the media industry
  • Become an international partner with exclusive rights in your region/country
  • Own a business in the media industry, with close interactions with famous personalities and market leaders
  • Benefit from ready-to-market premium services and proven marketing strategy

Services Media Forest provides

Media Forest regional franchise owners provide a range of media services to clients including airplay monitoring and content detection.

Media Forest has developed an innovative, integrated, software platform for 24x7 multi-channel broadcast monitoring, 'live' detection, recording, and logging of broadcasted media content (for example songs, video clips, movies, and advertisements) performed on FM/internet/satellite radio stations, TV Channels, and internet streaming websites, as well as, a constantly growing set of added-value services.

The two main services Media Forest provide are:

Music discovery, artist and label services: This involves providing on-air music detection, personalised access to accurate airplay information, management of user profiles and service subscriptions, and sending airplay charts and music reports to the media (for example TV and radio programmes, newspapers and magazines, and web/cellular portals).

Advertising campaign monitoring: This is the provision of real-time monitoring of promotional and advertising campaigns. Regional franchise owners will be able to provide on-air advertising detection, up-to-the-second airplay reporting, tracking of advertising expenditure, and campaign ROI.

Other services Media Forest regional franchise owners provide include:

  • Broadcast content search engine
  • Customised content and data management dashboards
  • Automatic scanning of historical content archives
  • Product/service cross and up sales
  • One-to-many and many-to-one simulcasting (simultaneous broadcasts) promotional campaigns
  • Proactive event-based added-value services

Training and support

As part of the franchise package regional franchise owners can expect to receive thorough training and support. Media Forest provide comprehensive support, which includes local setup and on-site implementation of the media monitoring centre by the head office team, system customisation, training, technical support and marketing/business development guidance to ensure that they are fully able to manage every aspect of the business. Additionally, ongoing support will be provided by the Media Forest head office team and other regional franchise owners.

Skills/qualifications needed

Media Forest will welcome applications to become regional franchise owners from both individuals and companies. Candidates should have a pragmatic business experience and a successful professional track record. In addition to this they will need to have the capital to operate a successful Media Forest regional franchise, with initial investment starting at €95,000. This investment fee includes the cost of hardware equipment and software licenses, on-site implementation and setup of the media monitoring centre (by Media Forest head office team), system localisation and customisation, training and ongoing support throughout the entire business partnership.

If you feel that you have the skills and experience to run a successful Media Forest regional franchise and have always wanted to work within the media industry then this could be the perfect franchise opportunity for you.