Full Time Job

Senior Manager, Content Development


Santa Monica, CA 05-15-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Manager, Content Development (Comedy)


Hulu’s Content team is seeking a Senior Content Development Manager who will be an exceptional addition to our Originals Comedy Team. As a Comedy Executive at Hulu, you will help initiate and drive the sourcing, development, and production of Hulu Originals with a focus on premium cable-quality comedies. The right person for this role is a highly self-motivated and proactive problem solver, with an ability to inspire and affect change through influence and collaboration. If you are someone who has honed creative voice, and knowledge of state-of-the-art TV content development and programming, then this is an excellent role for you!

• Develop a deep understanding of Hulu’s brand values, key demo target/s, and business objectives and establish what original series will move the needle for the brand and generate significant commercial value.
• Leverage agency, studio, writer, and producer contacts to actively bring in on-brand, on-model projects.
• Help to handle a slate and schedule with a large volume of shows.
• Work with creators, external partners, and the Hulu executive team to develop and note story, outlines, scripts and cuts.
• Work with in-house marketing and publicity teams to facilitate creative asset creation and to give input when needed on marketing materials, press releases, etc.
• Work closely with marketing and publicity to develop and produce ancillary content for social media and other promotional purposes.
• Provide support to the Director of Content Development and Head of Originals on all aspects of creative development and production.

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a creative executive developing and producing material into high-quality, viable scripts and series.
• An established credibility and base of existing relationships across the creative community (comedy talent, writers, directors, producers).
• Skilled at audience-focused content development, with an appreciation for sophisticated/specialized audience tastes and preferences.
• Confident in instincts but understands the importance of the give and take in the creative process.
• Knowledge of state-of-the-art TV content development and programming, including new media properties.
• Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with talent and production partners.
• Ability to work and navigate in a high-tech, internet start-up setting.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Diplomatic personality and ability to work productively with a variety of personalities.
• A real love and deep knowledge of comedy!

• Television studio or network experience is preferred

Company Profile
Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we’re looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.