• Senior Unscripted Creative Development Executive, Latin America

    Location US-CA-Santa Monica
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/6/2018 7:29 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Prime Video is changing the way people watch movies and TV shows and is now available in more than 200 countries. Amazon Studios is a movie and series production company. We are seeking an experienced television executive to develop original unscripted television series for Prime Video customers in Latin America (and worldwide).

    The ideal candidate has extensive experience as a seller (producer) or buyer/commissioner (network) in both development and current along with a deep knowledge the creative and business issues in bringing programs from idea to launch. Must have proven creative instincts selecting, developing, producing and/or greenlighting projects as well as strong interpersonal skills and relationships. For this role, we are seeking someone who can apply their comprehensive knowledge of television landscape to identify, source, greenlight and/or produce projects.

    Help create the future of digital entertainment with Amazon.

    • Build relationships with show creators and creative community
    • Exercise excellent creative and business judgement, especially in spotting the potential in ideas.
    • Attend pitches and, where applicable, reviews material to have informed and productive meetings.
    • Oversee assigned shows from idea to delivery including development of source materials; staffing, and production supervision.
    • Primary liaison to other departments including Marketing, Press, Research, and Business and Legal Affairs.
    This job will be located in Santa Monica, CA or Miami, FL.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 5+ years as a creative executive in a proven production company or network with previous Development and/or Current Programming experience in the various genres of Unscripted Television (documentary, competition, talk, etc)
    • Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Extensive knowledge of the television and media industry
    • Broad network of writers, producers and artists
    • Self-motivated, passionate and able to work well in a team and alone
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with a high volume workload
    • Strong writing and excellent communication skills
    • Actual producing experience is a plus but not required

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