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VP, Unscripted TV Development

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Beverly Hills, CA 02-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (''MGM'') is seeking an experienced executive in our Unscripted Television Department. The successful candidate must have a wide range of experience developing, pitching, overseeing projects and sales materials.

Responsibilities:
• Generate new ideas for Unscripted content, including but not limited to formats, reality, documentaries, game shows and podcasts
• Develop and oversee creation of pitch materials including decks, sizzles, casting reels and presentations
• Oversee multiple projects in various stages of development, from conception to production
• Work closely with our International team to identify key projects
• Interface with a variety of different in-house departments (e.g., creative, marketing, legal, production etc.)
• Maintain relationships with broadcasters/exhibitors/distributors, agencies, and managers in the entertainment community
• Expand, build, and maintain key relationships with a network of directors, producers, productions companies, talent, etc., through outside networking
• Identify suitable projects from those executives and external producers and recommend them for development and/or production

Requirements:
• 2+ years of VP experience at a network or production company
• Extensive and in-depth knowledge of how to develop, negotiate and produce unscripted content
• Established relationships with network buyers and industry executives
• Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to deal effectively with a variety of projects at once
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Proactive business-oriented approach
• Must be detail-oriented and possess superior organization and time management skills
• Ability to continually generate ideas for content
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner

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MGM

Become a part of one of the most dynamic and iconic entertainment studios in the world. Enjoy a collegial familial work environment that is brimming with excitement growth and success. Our team is full of forward thinking, open minded, and enthusiastic employees that continuously nourish our growing company. We are committed to bringing on the most talented, passionate and creative people, who want to succeed at a company that promotes internal growth and encourages opportunities to those who are passionate about growing alongside this company.