Manager, Scripted Content

Posted: 11/8/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


DreamWorks TV is looking for a manager in the scripted department of their kids’ division. The candidate should have a minimum of 6+ years storytelling experience in TV, features and/or digital content. A strong passion for and understanding of current trends is vital, along with a voracious appetite for TV and film.

The role will require bringing in new material, developing it for long form content, having deep relationships with representatives, writers and directors, and keeping up with our target audience.

Responsibilities
  • Bring in TV projects
  • Write notes on new and existing projects
  • Read scripts for consideration as potential projects
  • Identifying new talent (directors, writers)
  • Overseeing short-form branded content pieces


  • • 6+ years experience in a creative role developing content
    • Excellent storytelling skills - must know how to assess a TV or feature script to determine its viability, and recognize what is working and what is not
    • Experience with writing notes is essential
    • Encyclopedic knowledge of comedic movies and television
    • Comedic sensibility and/or background a must
    • An understanding and interest in digital content
    • Interest in creating content for kids 8-12 years old
    • Geek culture interest a plus
    • Resourcefulness and ability to juggle projects and tasks is crucial
    • Creative, frugal approach to problem solving
    • Excellent organization, time management, and problem solving
    • Background and experience in animation a plus



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