TV Development Executive
London, United Kingdom
Team Co-ordinator – A&R, Commissioning & Development
Universal Pictures Content Group is an independent mini-studio within the infrastructure of Universal Pictures Film Group and distribution footprint of NBCUniversal. With offices around the world and central headquarters in LondonContent Group discovers, acquires and produces a diverse range of quality content across a multitude of genres (film, stand-up comedy, TV drama/sitcoms, music, sports, documentary, family entertainment, events & special interest) for global distribution. It's multiplatform sales & distribution footprint includes theatrical, physical, digital (SVOD & Transactional), TV (Free & Pay) as well as consumer products. The business uniquely focuses on managing talents, partnerships, brands and titles across all rights and across their full lifecycle. It is a business rooted in Artists and repertoire (A&R) culture, driven by relationships, innovation and ambitious growth plans.
Team Co-ordinator is a newly created role reporting to the Director of Commissioning and supporting the full A&R, Commissioning & Development team. Key tasks include, but are not limited to the following activities:
Research & Support
⦁ Conduct market and competitive research
⦁ Identify new content & distribution opportunities as well as spot new trends from relevant Industry publication
⦁ Attend industry events, screenings, and licensor meetings, as appropriate.
⦁ Maintain database such as sales agents, producers, talent, agencies, artists, co-financiers, ideas, development partners, commissioning network etc.
⦁ Tracking of title and talent information. Provide timely reporting to team and SMT.
Process / Project Management
⦁ Support creation of internal info packs for submission to relevant departments and SMT
⦁ Support creation of external pitch decks and sales material. Produce great PowerPoint presentations as required
Organising travel plans: booking all aspects of trips, providing itineraries and suggesting efficient ways of travelling/ planning meetings. Ensure that all travel expenses are submitted and processed in NBCUniversal T&L system timely and accurately
⦁ Acting as first point of contact – hosting visitors, clients and partners as well as liaising with members of the Senior Management Team
⦁ Proactively manage all administrative tasks, such as filing, minute taking for team meetings, payments process and updating and managing document databases as required
⦁ Demonstrates knowledge and experience of multi-platform distribution of content.
⦁ A genuine passion to work with and source new content.
⦁ Skilled super-user of Microsoft office, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
⦁ Dynamic & outgoing with strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functions and at all levels within the organisation
⦁ Able to manage under pressure and conflicting demands as well as prioritise tasks from several managers
⦁ Can-do attitude, positive, honest, reliable and energising.
⦁ Self-starter with a proactive attitude, be on top of the work and team priorities to anticipate line managers' needs
⦁ Excellent attention to detail
⦁ Entrepreneurial mind-set – flexible, discreet and good at problem solving
⦁ Excellent communications skills – ability to lead constructive dialogue with sensitivity and tact
⦁ Ability to operate flexibly to work as a member of a small team and to manage a variable workload
⦁ Ability to work unsupervised, exercising initiative and assessing priorities but referring issues upwards where appropriate
⦁ Resilience and stamina to sustain performance when under pressure from tight schedules and conflicting priorities
⦁ Excellent administrative and organisational skills
⦁ Excellent project management skills – able to prioritise, set a critical path, manage complex stakeholder networks across a large number of projects within challenging deadlines
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