Junior Development Executive/ Producer
Non-Scripted TV Production CompanyLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Legacy non-scripted production company is looking for a dynamic, creative, self-starting junior development executive / producer to join their Development Team! The ideal candidate understands the development-to-series pipeline in non-scripted television, has experience putting together pitch materials and generating new ideas as well as a comprehensive understanding of market trends. This role is meant for someone who not only loves to create but also consume non-scripted content.
-CREATING pitch materials for projects including but not limited to writing copy, creative deck design, skype interviews + cutdowns, writing sizzle scripts, cutting together sizzles, etc.
-Bring NEW IDEAS to the development team every week - staying up to date on latest trends, reading and consuming the latest news + content released, staying in the know on celebrity happenings, etc.
-EDITING on Avid for cutting down skypes + casting reels, cutting together sizzles and teasers, mood tapes, etc.
-OUTREACH to people, entities, organizations new talent and FOSTER previous relationships with current/past talent
-NETWORKING AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS with current agents + network executives, helping to cover specific networks, track projects and talent.
-TRACKING projects, outreach, development slate, deals, etc. for the department. Must be familiar with Google Sheets or Excel.
-RESEARCHING across multiple sources to track down stories, potential talent, locations, etc.
-MANAGING Internship Program and oversee the day-to-day of the interns
-SUPPORTING multiple projects across various genres (docu-series, true-crime, ensemble casts, gameshows, competition) and be able to develop across multiple platforms.
• 3+ Years in Unscripted Development at a production company, network or agency
• Ability to write creatively and concisely and have writing samples to share
• Basic knowledge of NLE Systems (AVID preferred, Premiere accepted)
• Build + design pitch decks in Keynote (Preferred) or Powerpoint (accepted) and have samples to share
• Excel or Google Sheets + Microsoft Suite
• Ability to work independently
• Strong research skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Experience working with talent, agents, showrunners
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