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Unscripted Development Executive

Amazon Studios

Madrid, Spain 11-06-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching? Prime Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we're just getting started changing the way millions of people around the world enjoy content. Now available in more than 240 countries and territories, Prime Video offers customers the broadest selection of any on-demand video service, including our critically-acclaimed Amazon Originals Series such as the multi-award-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Boys; UK-produced hit Amazon Original series like Good Omens, The Grand Tour, All or Nothing: Manchester City and forthcoming drama series The Power; exclusive TV shows like Star Trek: Picard, American Gods and Vikings; and movies like Late Night and Get Duked, plus live sport including ATP and WTA Tour and US Open Tennis and Premier League football.

Amazon Studios is the movies and television development and production arm of Amazon. It is our role to produce original content and license studio programs worldwide in exclusive service of Amazon's Prime Video customers. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help take us to new heights.

Amazon Studios in Europe is looking for an Unscripted Development Executive for our Originals team in Spain. In this position you will work with the team overseeing the sourcing, development and execution of Original Unscripted Spanish productions, reporting to the Head of Spanish Originals and to the ES Unscripted Originals Leader. This position will be based in Madrid.

You will be joining a dynamic, creative and fast paced team, where you will support specific projects in development and production as well as managing a high volume of submissions and meetings. Using your developed interpersonal skills you will foster and grow industry relationships. You will be using your experience in development and as a director, executive producer or commissioner to ensure team success.

Role responsibilities include:
o Overseeing the development and production of their assigned projects from inception to launch, interacting with key stakeholders internally and externally during this process.
o Key point of contact and support for producers of their assigned projects.
o Providing feedback to the Originals Team on submissions and new pitches.
o To attend weekly business, development and production meetings as required.
o Oversee their assigned productions for premium quality and bar raising contents.

• Extensive experience in creative development and/or as a director, executive producer or commissioner.
• In-depth knowledge of the Spanish and International Unscripted TV industry.
• Proven experience on successful formats and docuseries at an executive level.
• Fluent in Spanish and English

• Broad network of creators, including producers, production companies, writers and talent
• Familiarity with SVOD or OTT video services
• Experience in managing complex projects at all levels (selection, development, production and postproduction).

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify, and build.

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