Head of Development
Delirio FilmsLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Delirio Films, an award-winning Documentary production company, seeks an experienced Head of Development to lead and foster new projects. As the Head of Development, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, and pitching new documentary ideas and projects that align with the company's vision and goals.
The ideal candidate for this position must possess strong research, pitching, and relationship-building skills. You should be highly organized, motivated, and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The Head of Development will play a vital role in driving the company's growth and expansion by creating new projects that capture audiences' attention and resonate with viewers.
Your responsibilities will include:
Identifying and developing new documentary ideas and projects
Securing access to articles, stories, characters or ideas
Creating pitch materials including loglines, one sheets, decks, etc.
Building and maintaining relationships with filmmakers, buyers, festivals, and other key players in the documentary space
Managing and nurturing a pipeline of new talent and projects
Collaborating with other departments in the company, including production and post-production
Staying up-to-date with industry trends and developments
The ideal candidate should have:
5+ years of experience in documentary development or a related field
A strong track record of developing and pitching successful documentary projects
In-depth knowledge of the documentary space and its players, including filmmakers, buyers, festivals, and other industry professionals
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and project management skills
A passion for storytelling and a commitment to producing high-quality, thought-provoking documentaries
LOCATION AND SALARY:
This is a full-time position based out of our dog-friendly Los Angeles office. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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