• Vice President - CMT

    Job Locations US-CA-HOLLYWOOD
    Brand
    CMT
    iCIMS ID
    2018-9443
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    • Work with SVP of CMT Development to develop and manage unscripted original content for CMT and create development filter for network
    • Be lead development executive and day to day point of contact on all assigned projects and series:
      • Give specific feedback and notes to production partners on creative at all stages of development- pitches, formats, treatments, cuts, etc. to ensure the creative vision is carried through to final delivery.
      • Participate in hiring key cast and crew
      • Participate in key creative decisions regarding budget and production 
      • Attend shoots when needed 
      • Watch cuts and give notes and attend edits when needed
    • Take pitches and scour creative community for interesting material, talent, and ideas.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with creative community (producers/production companies, agent, and talent) to identify and develop new projects
    • Generate internal development ideas and attach appropriate creative auspices
    • Track unscripted industry and competitive markets
    • Working closely with other departments, such as Ad Sales, Marketing, Press and Digital, to make sure they have applicable materials and information to promote assigned series.
    • Travel to Nashville and shoot locations as needed

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum 7 years experience in relevant unscripted TV development
    • Wide knowledge of production companies, showrunners, agents, and talent. 
    • A proven track record of developing quality content
    • Ability to independently oversee the development of a project from pitch to final delivery including overseeing the production of a pilot and/or current series
    • Strong writing and interpersonal skills; must be proficient at writing and delivering network notes
    • motivated, organized, and a self-starter
    • Must be willing to travel, work overtime, and the occasional weekend

    Additional Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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