• Director, Unscripted Development - Paramount Network

    Location : CityStateForPosting Hollywood, CA
    Brand
    Paramount Network
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Hollywood
    iCIMS ID
    2019-12866
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    • Partner with Development Executives on the creative process to help maintain and develop a diverse slate of productions and new development across a broad range of unscripted genres for the Paramount Network Unscripted team
    • Be a key partner alongside senior level colleagues to ensure the creative vision is delivered and produced successfully while meeting all creative, operational, schedule and financial targets
    • Attend pitches and communicate network mandates to 3rd party partners, agents and manage ongoing relationships with their creative executives
    • Build strong relationships with agents, producers, 3rd party counterparts to collaborate, produce quality content and to bring in new projects
    • Work with Production teams to successfully implement project timelines and budgets
    • Liaise with internal teams including Legal, Talent, Music & Media Licensing, Standards & Practices, Brand Creative, Marketing, Sales, Digital and Social to foster relationships and effectively communicate information for currents shows
    • Continually evaluate how our department functions and how we can be more efficient, evolve to meet company mandates and keep current on industry trends
    • Keep SVP updated on topline issues and have an understanding of issues that must be elevated

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or, equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Development/Programming at a network or production company
    • Strong knowledge of development process as well as production logistics, including 3rd party production company landscape and staff
    • Experience working across broad unscripted mediums

    Additional Qualifications

    • Extensive organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • High tolerance for a fast paced/changing environment and ability to be a proactive team player
    • Works well under pressure and with moving deadlines

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