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Manager, Development

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Development

Jobid 23768-385373

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36821BR

**Job Title** Manager, Development

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** UCP

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Playing House,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” on USA Network; “The Magicians,” “12 Monkeys,” “Hunters” and “Killjoys” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” on Bravo; “The Royals,” on E!; “Difficult People,” on Hulu; and “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome” on Machinima Prime/YouTube and Syfy. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Role Purpose

The role will support the SVPs of Development and the broader department in the development and production of new series.

Job Duties

**Program Development**

+ Take, evaluate, and respond to pitches and written submissions

+ Participate in creative discussions on all stories, outlines and scripts in development

+ Responsible for all department development and competitive reports

+ Participate in key creative decisions regarding pilot production

+ Watch all cuts and understand the editorial process for pilots

+ Charged with being the first to read and evaluate material determining project & creative value for the team

+ Participate in pilot and series greenlight and pilot production processes **External Relationship Building**

+ Represent the studio’s interests at industry events, showcases, festivals and shows

+ Scout and report on plays, readings, independent movies , writers, producers, on/off air talent

+ Establish and maintain relationships with talent (writers, producers, directors, actors, authors, filmmakers, playwrights) and the agency/manager community


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in the television industry

+ Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience in a television studio, network or production company settingAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Passion for scripted content

+ Minimum 2 years of work experience in the television market with hands-on experience in development and production

+ Must exhibit flexibility, excellent communication skills and relationship building ability

+ Self-starters who are assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated

+ Proven skills in program scheduling and knowledge of network operations.

+ Computer proficiency in Excel and Word

+ Strong relationships throughout the agent and creative community

+ Experience working with writers

+ Design/Keynote and editing skills are a bonus

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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