Senior Development Executive
Amazon StudiosSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Senior Development Executive - Global Series
The ideal candidate has extensive experience in giving creative guidance and feedback to show runners on outlines, scripts, and cuts and is fully versed in top talent - writers, directors, producers, actors - working in the region. 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. Help create the future of digital entertainment with Amazon.
Build relationships with show creators and creative community
Extremely high attention to detail
Assess pilot proposals, scripts, and pitches
Work with writers and artists to develop series ideas and scripts
Supervise production when series are greenlit
Primary liaison to other departments including Marketing, Press, Research, and Business and Legal Affairs.
This job will be located in Los Angeles
• Bachelor's degree
• 7 years of series development experience, including successful scripted series development
• Fluent in English. Other languages welcome and appreciated.
• Extensive knowledge of the television and media industry
• Experience working at either a drama or premium television network
• Broad network of writers, producers and artists
• 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
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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 foreign language scripted television series for Prime Video around the world. This executive will in particular take the lead on ''global'' series being developed which will intertwine storylines amongst several series being filmed in several countries.