Programming Director

Manhattan, New York
Jun 13, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Position: Programming Director
Location: Manhattan
Status: Freelance
Estimated Duration: 6+ months
Starts: Within a Couple Weeks
Rate: $60 - $70/hr DOE

Job Description:
Our client, a well-known television network, is seeking a Programming Director.

The Programming Director will be covering for an employee that will be on leave. This will be a 40 hour/week, freelance opportunity!

Programming Director Responsibilities:
- Creates and develops new original programming for a well-known home and lifestyle network / channel, as well as manages all aspects of original commissioned productions
- Reviews and steers show treatments, scripts, music, production, show cuts to ensure brand specifications and excellent production standards and manages ongoing series
- Identifying and developing new talent

Programming Director Requirements:
- 7+ years of experience at production company or network
- Showrunner experience preferred
- Knowledge of brand specific lifestyle programming and popular culture related to television programming
- Knowledge of brand specific tools, trends, styles, methods and materials
- Knowledge of production
- Ability to balance entertainment and information in programming
- Ability to identify, analyze and effectively critique content and storytelling
- Ability to manage the production process from concept to air or to other platforms
- Excellent writing & negotiation skills
- Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly while paying attention to detail
- Must be able to work collaboratively with team members
- BS/BA from an accredited institution

If you feel you are qualified for this position please send your resume (and samples if applicable) 

Creative Circle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Creative Circle will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact your Recruiter (the person you'll be interviewing with) or a member of our Human Resources team to make arrangements.

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