Full Time Job

Current Executive, Studios


Los Angeles, CA 05-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Our mission is to delight, engage, and inspire you through real-life storytelling.
Who are we?
We are an independent media company that engages a global audience of more than 300 million monthly viewers on all major digital, mobile, and streaming television platforms. We create award-winning video content and original programming in the categories of Food, Travel, and Home & Design that we share with an engaged, passionate, and global community.

We're on a mission to entertain AND inspire this incredible group of people with compelling and useful storytelling that gets them off the couch, gets them to stop scrolling, and to live life... just a little bit better each day.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world through the art of storytelling. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not just looking for another job. We are seeking a Current Executive to join our growing team! The Current Executive helps manage all aspects of multiple current shows from start to finish, including creative and production matters. This role is crucial in maintaining the creative integrity of our projects while ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for storytelling, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to inspire and manage creative teams. Strengths someone in this role will have:
• Leadership: be a direct and effective communicator, motivator, and manager of show teams.
• Negotiation: ensure our show teams have what they need to create shows that stand out, keen unscripted acumen, and an up-to-date knowledge of how comparable shows are priced and delivered in the market.
• Risk management: mitigate risk in all aspects of creative risks from story, to financial to operational.
• Business: manage several unscripted shows at varying stages of production ensuring we're being efficient and budget-conscious.
Our Values:
• Tell a great story. Develop original and untold stories that inspire, excite, and delight. Great storytelling has the power to not only entertain but to shape culture.
• Embrace our world. Be globally-minded-value inclusivity and diversity, respect the richness of all cultures, and appreciate those who are different from yourself.
• Be constantly curious. Ask questions. Find answers. Always look for opportunities to learn and experience something new.
• Create community through experience. Treat every moment as an opportunity to create meaningful experiences to share. Shared moments build community.
• Own the Outcome. Think and act like an owner. You are entrusted to do what is best for Tastemade and for our community.What you'll be doing:
• Manage all aspects of ongoing and newly greenlit series, ensuring the creative vision is maintained from conception through production to final delivery.
• Generate insightful verbal and written feedback on all story materials related to various series through all phases of production, ensuring the feedback from the Head of Tastemade Studios and other network stakeholders is incorporated appropriately.
• Participate in creative meetings with executives and key creative leaders to ensure alignment and cohesiveness across all content.
• Leverage industry relationships and up-to-date knowledge to ensure we deliver best-in-class unscripted shows
• Collaborate with Tastemade Studios EIC to secure approval for all freelance producers and third-party production needs.
• Collaborate with Tastemade Studios Senior Line Producer to align on show budgets and schedules
• Watch cuts and give creative notes. Ensure all stakeholder notes are consolidated and clear.
• Act as a proxy for the Head of Tastemade Studios in internal meetings and across various business lines as requested.
• Foster and maintain strong relationships with creative talent,showrunners, producers, and directors.,Stay informed about emerging talent in broadcast television, streaming, and overall unscripted..
• Exercise excellent creative and business judgment.What you'll bring:
• 5+ years of Current/Development/Production-related experience required, preferably within unscripted television.
• Strong track record of producing unscripted series and television formats..
• Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
• Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of management and with diverse personalities and work styles.
• Strong relationships in the unscripted community.
• Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal).
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Proven leadership skills.
What Makes Us a Great Opportunity?
We prioritize an inclusive, People-first culture at Tastemade. From your first day, we strive to be a welcoming team that supports, nurtures and grows. We are also firm believers in ''walking the walk'' -- our employee-led workplace experience committees, DE&I groups, and wellness and philanthropic initiatives reflect much of our culture and build a sense of real community among our team. While working at Tastemade, you will collaborate with passionate, curious, and authentic peers, who are driven by our core values and equally enthusiastic about food, travel and home & design.
How we'll take care of you:
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The pay range for this role in the US is between $160,000 and $175,000. The range listed is just one component of Tastemade's total compensation package for employees. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: candidate qualifications, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus or commission, equity, benefits, and/or other incentives.
Total Rewards:
• Stock options
• Flexible vacation policy and paid company holidays
• Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP, and 401K benefits
• Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware
• Monthly wellness stipend to support your physical and mental health
• Monthly electronics allowance to partially offset cell phone and internet costs
• One-time home office equipment stipend
• Professional development by way of a feedback-driven culture, regular performance check-ins, and in-house mentorship and support programs
• Collaborative, passionate, and fun colleagues!

Additional Information:

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity. If you're unsure if you meet all the qualifications of a job description but are deeply excited about the role, we still encourage you to apply! At Tastemade, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all voices are heard, valued, and respected. We welcome all candidates, including individuals from non-traditional, varied backgrounds, that might not come from a typical path connected to this role.
Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.
Our disclosure outlining how data might be processed as part of the application procedure is available here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.
We're an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8ewyk-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $160,000 to $175,000 Per Year ($ USD)