VP, Drama DevelopmentApply
•Field pitches, read specs, identify new business opportunities and secure new talent for projects in development.
•Provide notes on stories, outlines scripts and cuts for projects in development.
•Build and maintain relationships with production partners, including studio executives, producers, writers, directors, actors, agents, managers, etc.
•Attend pilot shoots to ensure that agreed upon concepts are fully realized in production.
•Assist in launching shows from pilot to series, including creative notes, assisting in finding and hiring of writing staff and episodic directors.
•Work closely with various departments internally to communicate information and act as a liaison for the department’s projects.
•Minimum 10 years of experience in television/film
•Minimum 3 years in creative executive capacity, preferably in development
Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
•Proven skills in program scheduling and knowledge of network operations
•Experience in television development
•Experience in either generating and taking pitches for a production company OR taking pitches for a network or studio
•Exhibit flexibility, excellent communication skills and relationship building ability
•Assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated self-starter
•Polished with good interpersonal skills
•Creative and passionate
•Innovative and entrepreneurial
•Strong relationships with agents, managers, writers and producers
•Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment