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Head of Unscripted Development

Head of Unscripted Development

Contract type: Broadcast/Streaming
Industry: Production - Development
Reference: 3180549

Job description

We have a fantastic opportunity to lead the Unscripted Team to ensure the development of bold and ambitious ideas that will be created, pitched and set up at a variety of networks, with a specific focus on the SVOD market

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

·Lead and motivate the Entertainment and Factual Development Team, inspire creativity and be the key person that generates and delivers world class program ideas to the market

·Developing and selling ideas for a diverse audience across all platforms, broadcasters and streamers, local and international

·To drive collaboration and partnerships both internally and externally to help fulfil our creative ambitions.

·Be market focussed, constantly in touch with local and international trends, providing evidence led opportunities for the company to develop and set up shows

·Inspire and generate creative ideas in own team and work with an international team 

Knowledge, skills, training and experience 

·Demonstrable passion for creating content across Factual, Entertainment and Documentary genres

·A track record of realising creative ideas from conception to reality within the constraints

·Extensive experience of making content, with a clear editorial vision, specifically an understanding of developing and delivering appropriate content to the most relevant platform.

·Excellent writing skills and experience of writing & pitching proposals tailored to specific audience needs.

·Sound understanding of the media industry and how it is developing with new technologies and platforms.

·Strong experience of influencing, negotiating and communicating effectively both internally and with external agencies/partners.

Applications being accepted now.
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Patricia Powell-Hughes