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NBCUniversal
London, LND, United Kingdom

Company Profile

 


SVP, Drama Development


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Job ID:

1044

Location:

Universal City, CA, United States 

Category:

Development & Commissioning
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Job Views:

608

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.01.2021
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Occupations:

Development & Commissioning: Film Development

Job Description:

Job Purpose:
The SVP, Drama Development will report to and work with the EVP of Drama Development to develop new broadcast, cable and streaming series for Universal Television Studio.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Field pitches, identify trends, and help establish the strategic development goals for the Drama department
  • Develop new and current programming, including identifying and securing new talent for projects in development
  • Identify new business opportunities, pursuing potential deals where appropriate
  • Oversee the development of internal formats, from initial idea through to creation of episodic bible
  • Find, develop and pitch new material to senior management
  • Provide notes on stories, outlines, scripts and cuts for projects in development
  • Identify new writers with the potential for future development
  • Work with Business Affairs to close talent and production deals
  • Supervise the production of multiple pilots/series
  • Work with Executive Producers and UTV Production to solve budget issues
  • Work with UTV Production, Executive Producers and network/streaming outlet to ensure concepts are fully realized in production
  • Build and maintain relationships with executives, producers, directors, and production companies
  • Serve as liaison between production and other network departments including publicity, marketing, finance, etc.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 12 years of narrative scripted series experience in development
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:
  • Creative and passionate
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial
  • Experience in television development and production
  • Strong relationships with agents, managers, writers and producers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment
  • Team player who works well with others and has an ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of basic web technology
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Experience in evaluating incoming pitches as well as developing pitches to take to market.

Sub-Business: Programming
Career Level: Experienced

About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


Company Info


NBCUniversal
London, LND, United Kingdom

SVP, Drama Development

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

1044

Location:

Universal City, CA, United States 

Category:

Development & Commissioning
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

608

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.01.2021
col-wide   

Occupations:

Development & Commissioning: Film Development

Job Description:

Job Purpose:
The SVP, Drama Development will report to and work with the EVP of Drama Development to develop new broadcast, cable and streaming series for Universal Television Studio.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Field pitches, identify trends, and help establish the strategic development goals for the Drama department
  • Develop new and current programming, including identifying and securing new talent for projects in development
  • Identify new business opportunities, pursuing potential deals where appropriate
  • Oversee the development of internal formats, from initial idea through to creation of episodic bible
  • Find, develop and pitch new material to senior management
  • Provide notes on stories, outlines, scripts and cuts for projects in development
  • Identify new writers with the potential for future development
  • Work with Business Affairs to close talent and production deals
  • Supervise the production of multiple pilots/series
  • Work with Executive Producers and UTV Production to solve budget issues
  • Work with UTV Production, Executive Producers and network/streaming outlet to ensure concepts are fully realized in production
  • Build and maintain relationships with executives, producers, directors, and production companies
  • Serve as liaison between production and other network departments including publicity, marketing, finance, etc.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 12 years of narrative scripted series experience in development
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:
  • Creative and passionate
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial
  • Experience in television development and production
  • Strong relationships with agents, managers, writers and producers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment
  • Team player who works well with others and has an ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of basic web technology
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Experience in evaluating incoming pitches as well as developing pitches to take to market.

Sub-Business: Programming
Career Level: Experienced

About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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