THE ROLE: VP, Creative AffairsA+E Networks has an amazing VP opportunity in Los Angeles managing the creative process for A+E Studios development of new scripted programming and, current scripted series programming production.MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU’LL DO:VP Creative Affairs
Supervise production of programs and series; review and approve outlines, scripts, rough cuts, budgets and post-production
Maintain high degree of knowledge of current events and trends
Help manage a series and development slate
Participate in notes meetings, giving feedback on projects
Act as liaison between the Network Departments (Production, Publicity, Business Affairs, Casting, etc.) to streamline the flow of information. Manage the flow of information for projects in production and development.
Create presentations for review in company-wide meetings, and presentations for conferences
Help manage the dailies, outlines, scripts and rough cuts on shows given to them
Review and discuss creative notes on all submitted creative materials
Read and assess script submissions for potential new development
Attend pitches, development & production meetings, press events, panels, testing, etc.
Network with suppliers and develop new relationships in search of new creative material
Track industry trade information on competitors and obtain competitive creative materials
Attend showcases and performances in search of new talentWHAT YOU’LL LEARN:On our team, you'll have the opportunity to put all your creativity to work in a supportive environment with likeminded people. You’ll learn that all ideas are welcome on our collaborative team.
1 + years of creative affairs and production experience in a major media environment
Extensive relationships with top-level producers, content providers, and distributors
Track record of success in development, program creation, and selling
Strong leadership and motivational skills, with a demonstrated ability to build relationships
Experience developing a diverse creative team on shows
Experience managing outside producers; building credibility and strong working relationships
Experience managing a slate of multiple television projects simultaneouslyTHAT SOMETHING EXTRA:
If you’ve read this far, you’re likely a great fit for us…and maybe you’re fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we’d love to hear about it in your cover letter.
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