The Director, Unscripted Development & Current will report directly to the SVP, Alternative Development & Production for USA & SYFY. The job function will be ideating, developing and generating ideas for unscripted content. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a strong passion for unscripted television.
Work with SVP & VP to develop and produce all USA/SYFY unscripted programming
Help develop new and current programming including identifying and securing new talent for projects in development
Field pitches, provide notes on cuts and scripts and work with all network departments to coordinate new series launches
Guide editorial on pilot/presentations
Occasionally attend shoots (may require travel)
Build and maintain relationships with production and/or co-production partners
Performs other related duties as required by management
6+ years of television development experience
Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Interested candidates must submit a resume through ****to be considered
Willingness to work in Los Angeles, CA
Must be willing to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Passion for unscripted programming
Demonstrated experience developing creative ideas into viable pilots/presentations
Hands-on experience from both a production and development stand-point
Strong writing and interpersonal skills
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