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Manager - Dkids Content Development

Discovery Inc
José Mármol, Buenos Aires 1845
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    146117012
Discovery Inc

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina,
Req ID: 12560

Overview

The development producer will be a key part in the Production Unit, responsible for managing and expanding the development slate for DK, seeking out new kids programming ideas, source materials, talents and formats.

Responsibilities

  • Research and develop programming ideas including writing requests for proposals and developing internally generated ideas.
  • Review pitches, concepts, treatments, and materials submitted from external vendors and work with Production team to provide timely feedback as assigned.
  • Write at the highest industry level treatments, concepts, reviews, presentations and requests for proposals.
  • Prepare and deliver internal pitches of the projects deemed ideal for our slate.
  • Develop new relationships and maintain existing relationships with the creative community, producers, artists and writers. Build new relationships with potential partners and gather production companies intelligence where necessary.
  • Travel the region to take pitches, seek out new producers and projects. Identify industry trends and programming formats throughout Latin America by closely following the competition among other things.
  • Clearly communicate DK's editorial requirements and standards of quality to outside production companies during earliest stages of development and pre-production.
  • Coordinate weekly Development/update meetings with the Production and Programming departments.

Qualifications

* At least 5 years of experience in the broadcast or cable industry as a writer, producer or head of development in the kids content space.
* Experience in a wide variety of program genres (e.g. live action, animation, entertainment, short formats, etc.).
* Strong motivational skills, with demonstrated ability to work with little supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines within budgetary constraints.
* Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
* Ability to consistently generate and execute new ideas. Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects in varying stages.
* Strong knowledge of the Latin American producing community and established relationships.
* Sophisticated cultural observer with a keen understanding of TV narrative, and knowledge of current audience tastes, digital / social trends and future directions in the kids content space
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
* English and preferably Spanish/Portuguese






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Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-18

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