Amazon StudiosSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Development Executive, Latin American Originals
Prime Video is changing the way people watch movies and TV shows and is now available in more than 200 countries. Amazon Studios is a movie and series production company. We are seeking an experienced television executive to develop original scripted television series for Prime Video customers in Latin America (and worldwide), reporting to the Head of International Original, Latin America.
The ideal candidate has extensive experience in giving creative guidance and feedback to showrunners on outlines, scripts, and cuts and is fully versed in top talent -writers, directors, producers, actors- working in the region, especially in Mexico. Must have strong interpersonal skills and deep relationships within the industry, and excellent creative instincts on material. For this role, we are seeking someone who can apply their comprehensive knowledge of television landscape to identify & source development opportunities.
• Build relationships with show creators and creative community
• Assess series proposals, scripts, and pitches
• Work with writers, producers and artists to develop series ideas and scripts
• Supervise production when series are greenlit
• Liaison to other departments including Marketing, Press, Research, and Business and Legal Affairs
• Bachelor's degree
• 5 years of scripted series development experience and production
• Experience working at either a studio or cable/premium television network
• Extensive knowledge of the television and media industry
• Broad network of writers, producers and artists in the region
• Fluent in English and Spanish
• Self-motivated, passionate and able to work well in a team and alone
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment with a high volume workload
• Strong writing and excellent communication skills
• Positive, proactive and able to consistently exercise great judgment.
• Creative problem-solver
• Proficiency in Portuguese a plus