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Executive Producer

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NY, , United States

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Entertainment jobs & Crew

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Staff / Crew

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The Executive Producer position is responsible for expertly guiding projects from concept to creation, delivery and broadcast. In addition to the process of breaking a series an channel executive should demonstrate a true storytelling agility through a deft application of the storytelling craft across a broad range of genres from adventure, science, docu-drama, hosted and premium factual.

  • We value team members with vision and a nose for creative opportunism - the ability to recognize growth potential for existing projects and series. The executive producer must successfully collaborate with internal channel constituents and 3rd party production companies to provide editorial guidance that enables producers to create compelling visual content with powerful storytelling, resulting in entertaining programs that meet/exceed ratings goals.
  • He/she must protect programming investment dollars by making sure budgets are reasonable and that production companies deliver according to expectation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 55% Collaborate with producers to implement the channels programming strategy during every phase of production: pre-production, casting, scripting, rough-cuts, fine cut and final delivery.
  • The EP is the principle editorial voice on assigned projects and tasked with maintaining the Channels core values. Create premium, entertaining and engaging programming that exceeds ratings targets.
  • 25% Coordinate with Marketing, Ad Sales, Communications and Digital to provide necessary information and materials for the development and generation of Cross-Platform Content initiatives and strategy.
  • 10% Work closely with Production Management to maintain highest editorial standards within budgetary requirements. Provide timely feedback to production companies to maintain production schedule and to make sure all contractual obligations are met. Deliver shows that are on budget and schedule.
  • 5% Collaborate with the internal development team in maintaining robust relationships with production companies in order to generate new programming ideas for the network. And team up with the development department in reviewing and preparing select pitches for pre-greenlight and greenlight meetings.
  • 5% Work closely with Research to increase TSV and ratings.

This person must be able to run a series so the manager seeking a candidate with show running experience who can successfully deliver on projects. This person will share a direct report so they must have managerial experience. Additionally, this person must be a team player and possess the ability to manage and work with internal and external partners. Someone with experience working with A-list celebrities is a plus. A degree is required along with 5 years experience.

Some additional duties are as follows:

  • Creative decisions on direction of series and/or special.
  • Editorial notes given on all roughcuts, finecuts and pic locks.
  • Recommendations on schedule/budget

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