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Viacom Inc Director, Unscripted Development - Paramount Network in Hollywood, California

Overview and Responsibilities

  • Partner with Development Executives on the creative process to help maintain and develop a diverse slate of productions and new development across a broad range of unscripted genres for the Paramount Network Unscripted team

  • Be a key partner alongside senior level colleagues to ensure the creative vision is delivered and produced successfully while meeting all creative, operational, schedule and financial targets

  • Attend pitches and communicate network mandates to 3rd party partners, agents and manage ongoing relationships with their creative executives

  • Build strong relationships with agents, producers, 3rd party counterparts to collaborate, produce quality content and to bring in new projects

  • Work with Production teams to successfully implement project timelines and budgets

  • Liaise with internal teams including Legal, Talent, Music & Media Licensing, Standards & Practices, Brand Creative, Marketing, Sales, Digital and Social to foster relationships and effectively communicate information for currents shows

  • Continually evaluate how our department functions and how we can be more efficient, evolve to meet company mandates and keep current on industry trends

  • Keep SVP updated on topline issues and have an understanding of issues that must be elevated

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or, equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Development/Programming at a network or production company

  • Strong knowledge of development process as well as production logistics, including 3rd party production company landscape and staff

  • Experience working across broad unscripted mediums

Additional Qualifications

  • Extensive organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • High tolerance for a fast paced/changing environment and ability to be a proactive team player

  • Works well under pressure and with moving deadlines

Viacom is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

BrandParamount Network

Job LocationsUS-CA-Hollywood

iCIMS ID2019-12866