Head of Development

Posted: 1/15/2020

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Responsibilities:Write and create pitch decks
  • Implement a plan of action for a sale including developing concepts, writing pitches, creating, editing sizzle reels, and delivering all materials to managers and clients.
  • Cultivate and maintain key client relationships across the film and television industry
  • Create new ideas –be a strong idea generatorEffectively interact and collaborate with the development team as well as the production teamDemonstrate strong understanding of the market place for factual series, specials and documentaries

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing and able to work Weekends, flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in development and/or production of factual series, specials and documentaries
    • Strong idea generator
    • Experience with PowerPoint/Keynote/Photoshop a plus
    • Relationships with network buyers’ a plus
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Development experience at a production company or network
    • Must have strong presentation and writing skills
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with senior management and clients

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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