Full Time Job

Sr. Development and Programming Executive - Drama, Prime Video Drama Development

Amazon Studios

Culver City, CA 12-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job summary
Amazon Studios is seeking an experienced development and programming executive to develop and oversee drama series (non-genre). The ideal candidate has extensive experience in both development and production, and the ability to identify strong material and talent and give creative guidance and feedback to top level writers and directors on outlines, scripts, and cuts. Candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of top tier film and premium television talent and must have strong industry relationships. Candidate should be self-motivated, passionate and able to work well in a team environment. Strong interpersonal skills and project management skills are a must.

Key job responsibilities
Seek out and assess pilot proposals, scripts, and pitches.

Recruit new creative talent.

Work with writers to develop story and scripts.
Oversee all creative aspects of development, production and post-production.

Serve as primary liaison between the scripted department and all other departments including Casting, Production, Marketing, Press, Research, Business and Legal Affairs.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience working with other departments such as casting, production, research, PR, business and legal affairs
• 9+ years of experience as a creative executive
• Experience overseeing all creative aspects of development production and post production

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
*Experience working at a premium television network
*An interest in the future of communications networks
*Graduate degree in film, law or business

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9b13z-54-174-225-82-42 in your application.