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VP, Programming Talent Development & Diversity


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title VP, Programming Talent Development & Diversity

Jobid 23768-374956

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 34917BR

**Job Title** VP, Programming Talent Development & Diversity

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Cable Ent Human Resources

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Cable Entertainment is committed to increasing diversity in front of and behind the camera, and to telling the diverse stories that reflect our audience. This newly created role will drive diversity strategies across the Cable Entertainment portfolio in building and growing the creative talent pool.

Job Duties

+ Create and build forward facing programs with Scripted & Unscripted teams along with Cable Studios Development and their respective teams to seek and create paths to bring diverse voices, stories and talent into our portfolio. This role reports into EVP Scripted Cable & Unscripted USA/Syfy and EVP, Cable Studios Development with a dotted line into the EVP HR and Diversity Outreach• Identify and set tone for meaningful panels; create strong relationships with Talent/agents to support Cable Entertainment Development and Production

+ Oversee and build on existing creative talent pipeline programs and events such as the Canadian Fellowship Workshop, ABFF Sponsorship, Entertainment Associate Program and the LA & Toronto Diversity Casting Outreach events

+ Partner with the Cable Entertainment Internal Diversity Council to review, define and execute against in-font of and behind the camera strategies and goals

+ Support information gathering and tracking on meaningful work diversity analytics and outreach efforts and present to senior leaders

+ Partner and collaborate with creative diversity leads across other NBCUniversal platforms, including Entertainment and Film


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Minimum 8 years of experience as a Development or Current Programming executive at a network or studio or equivalent agency experienceAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Proven ability to think creatively

+ Experience in on-set production; ideally experience in developmentStrong relationships with agents, managers, writers and producers

+ Strong communication and rapport building skills

+ Ability to thrive in a fast paced, innovative and high energy environment

+ Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

+ Ability to interface with all levels of employees, managers and executives

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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