Development Coordinator

Posted: 1/10/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Support the VPs by coordinating local and international business activities
  • Develop external contacts for competitive information and materials for informational databases
  • Generate and maintain submission, pitch, and coverage logs, staffing grids, development reports, status reports, writer and director lists, competitive tracking, and other documents and databases for all aspects of drama, comedy, and non-scripted development and production
  • Research writer, director, and actor lists
  • Research and compile information regarding the international market for potential projects, talent, formats, and needs
  • Research, organize and participate in a variety of corporate and inter-departmental projects.
  • Brainstorm and research concepts, new material, and talent ideas for potential projects.
  • Provide creative input, script analysis, notes, and coverage for new material submitted for development consideration and/or in various stages of development
  • Compile notes, facts, and pertinent information to support VPs in preparation for meetings
  • Keep VPs informed of trade news, position changes, announcements, hot topics
  • Maintain and coordinate aspects of VPs’ daily calendar
  • Draft, organize, or prepare correspondence and documents
  • Organize files, maintain expenses, reports, etc. as necessary
  • Coordinate meetings; maintain files and status reports for all aspects of production
  • General administrative duties include: answering telephones, drafting correspondence, scheduling, arranging drive-ons, copying and faxing, filing, and travel arrangements
  • Must be a team player and cover for other assistants as needed

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience within studio, network, agency, or production company. Agency experience preferred.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, California

  • Knowledgeable in Mac and MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Office
  • Good writing skills
  • Knowledge of international programs, marketplace, and formats
  • Scripted development experience
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills and relationship-building ability
  • Self-starters who anticipate and are assertive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated
  • Previous industry and or assistant experience covering an executive producer, agent or executive desk
  • Must be flexible, personable, polished, have a positive attitude, a self-starter, have ability to think on your feet and anticipate issues before they happen, detail oriented with the ability to interface with all levels of NBC Universal personnel
  • Understands need for networking
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high-energy environment
  • Knowledge of basic web technology

    International Studios delivers award-winning international television to millions across the globe. Based in London, NBCUniversal International Studios’ in-house production labels include: Carnival Films, Monkey Kingdom and Australian-based Matchbox Pictures. Additionally, NBCUniversal International Studios operates a joint production venture with Working Title Television and Heyday Television, owns an equity stake in LARK Productions in Canada (Motive) and has a first look deal with Hardy Son & Baker and 87 Films. It also operates a prolific global formats business, which licenses and produces content in over 70 territories worldwide.

    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.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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