Time Warner is seeking a Senior Director of Program Development in Los Angeles, CA.
The Sr. Director, Program Development for Series will oversee the daily development process and work with SVP to set overarching department strategy and goals. Specifically, the role will: 1) generate and create original and unique show concepts for all CNN networks; 2) manage/coordinate the development/production of projects for CNN Original Series projects; 3) partner with SVP to set department strategy, goals, team development initiatives; 4) provide guidance and leadership to team on development projects. This position will cultivate and maintain relationships with the selling community. They will identify external production companies for project assignments and new development. When needed take new project pitches, assess and communicate the ideas internally and make recommendations for action. Work both alone and with production partners to develop content for CNN networks as well as work with external production companies and distributors on behalf of CNN. Be the liaison between internal departments, to communicate and coordinate information flow for all applicable projects. When needed oversee the pre-production, production and post-production process on all applicable pilots, presentations, specials and CNN projects. Keep track of incoming creative material. This person will be an expert on the news/information, lifestyle, and pop culture entertainment space. They must have excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and be successful in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
To learn more, or to apply online, visit the Time Warner posting here.