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Talent Development Executive, Original Series


New York, NY 11-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Job

This role will spearhead the talent development efforts of the CNN Original Series team for both CNN Plus and CNN linear. The identification of talent and personalities from a variety of formats and platforms will be the core responsibility of this executive. Focused on identifying and building relationships with established as well and up-and-coming personalities, the successful executive will have a keen eye for where potential lies and the ability to drive the process through to greenlight. This executive will use industry relationships across the agent, manager, and casting arenas to create a pipeline of talent for exploitation across CNN Original Series platforms. This executive will also track talent over time and develop relationships.

The Daily
• At the direction of department leadership, will develop, maintain and build deep relationships with the talent, agent and manager communities in identified focus areas.
• Lead the search for new talent, conducting interviews and taking pitches, preparing materials and reels for senior executives, and elevating high-potential targets. Work with research to build out knowledge base around specific people identified as possible targets.
• Develop and drive scouting strategy for new and emerging talent in various ways on behalf of CNN.
• Craft and pitch potential show ideas in relation to identified talent pipeline.
• Lead source of talent trends in the marketplace and competitor activities.
• Partner with senior leadership on crafting and developing talent pipelines and retention opportunities.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnx06o-54-198-139-112-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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