Full Time Job

Vice President, Development


Hollywood, CA 03-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Summary

The Vice President of Development is responsible for the day-to-day development and productions of the TV studio's annual slate.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
*Oversee the development of new scripted series from concept to series for distribution on multiple platforms
*Supervise series once in production
*Identify, solicit, evaluate new IP and development ideas/concepts for series
*Give script notes on projects and point key packaging discussions
*Share key talent, pitches & coverage with team
*Develop and maintain relationships with talent (writers, producers, directors, actors, authors, filmmakers, etc.)
*Provide ongoing guidance on casting decisions
*Spearhead problem solving and crisis management resolution with studio partners and outside producers on all creative and production issues
*Manage special projects and assignments as required
*Lead and mentor more junior team members
• Other related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Basic qualifications:
• 7-10 years of related experience with demonstrated roles of increasing responsibility
*Deep understanding of the scripted series development and production processes
*Strong relationships with agents, managers, writers and producers
*Significant knowledge of the network television and streaming television landscapes

Additional Qualifications

Desired skills/experience
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Strong development history and talent for identifying unique material
• Creativity and curiosity
*Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of management.
*A self-starter, who is assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated
*Ability to multitask and manage complex projects
*Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills
*Ability to negotiate and effectively reach resolution
• Self-motivated, self-starter
• Extensive experience working with filmmakers and creators
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Proficient Word and Excel skills