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Content Creative Manager - Thailand


Bangkok, Thailand 05-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
We are seeking an experienced Manager, Local Originals - Thailand to help build and execute the original slate strategy for Thailand productions for the world to watch. This role will carry projects from a creative perspective from pitch/development through to final delivery. Targeted programming will be focused on a broad range of scripted programming from across Thailand range of genres, languages, and budget ranges in scripted TV and Film programming. Responsibilities will include establishing and growing strong partnerships with creative partners in the market to source and commission great content. This role will also lead the execution of the shows working with internal cross-functional partners such as Content Planning, Physical, and Post Production. VFX, Marketing and Publicity. This position will report to the Director of Content for Thailand.

The Opportunity

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 222 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause, and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments

With the continued international expansion and a move into growing APAC Local Original production underway, it's a great time to join Netflix.

The Role

A successful candidate will have a strong sense of narrative structure, a regional sensibility, and the ability to guide a project from pitch/idea through to delivery. They will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities across projects at varying stages from development through to delivery. At all times unwavering attention to creative detail. S/he will have excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to think about the best solutions in the best interest of the company as they arise. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker and is able to exercise sensitivity, good judgment, and initiative while working with a high-volume production slate and a diverse range of creative/production partners.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Development/Pre-Production/Setup of Show
• Work closely with Showrunners, Producers, Writers, and external creative teams to develop projects and assess for long-term viability.
• Work with Finance, Legal, Business Affairs, Product, Post & external production teams on establishing key schedules and workflows while maximizing the budget to spend as much on-screen as possible.
• Develop and foster relationships with a multitude of producing partners/third parties.

• BA/BS Degree
• Minimum 7 years' experience with long-form production executive management both in the field and/or on a network/studio level for film or series.
• Ability to handle a fast-paced environment simultaneously supervising several projects in various phases of production (from evaluation to production through delivery)
• Ability to respond after hours for important, timely, or urgent matters
• Team player who operates in a fast-paced team-oriented setting
• Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
• Understanding how to prioritize and respond accordingly while being an effective communicator
• Willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of the current production process and gear
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask
• Willingness to take educated risks and think out of the box

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnz695-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.