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VP, Drama Development

Company: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

COVID-19 UPDATE: As our company responds to COVID-19, the health and safety of our communities"including our employees and those considering a career at WarnerMedia"remains our top priority. If you have submitted an application, rest assured that your resume will be reviewed by our recruiting team, it just may take some time as we face this unprecedented situation. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any adjustments to our interviewing process. Stay safe and healthy. COVID-19 UPDATE: As our company responds to COVID-19, the health and safety of our communities"including our employees and those considering a career at WarnerMedia"remains our top priority. If you have submitted an application, rest assured that your resume will be reviewed by our recruiting team, it just may take some time as we face this unprecedented situation. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any adjustments to our interviewing process. Stay safe and healthy. Company OverviewWarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world's most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit OverviewWarner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) develops and oversees the entire portfolio of Warner Bros.' television businesses, including worldwide production, traditional and digital distribution and broadcasting. Warner Bros' content is distributed around the world by Warner Bros. Television's Domestic and International Distribution groups. Opportunity Overview The Job Warner Bros seeks a VP, Drama Development for the TV Creative Affairs department responsible for directing and managing aspects of development of new scripted series to broadcast and cable television. The Daily Oversees writer/development deals by providing creative feedback during the pitch/script development process and during the ongoing production of series. Generates original ideas and arenas for development. Responsible for creating a cohesive working environment between Warner Bros. Television writers/producers, and the networks during both development and production series. Will be involved with assigned show(s) of on-air series programs under the guidance of the Executive Vice President, including the reading and evaluation of weekly scripts regarding concept, character development, character definition, story structure, and dialogue. Maintains and establishes new relationships with the creative community (writers, producers, and performers), agents and managers with the end goal of identifying outside material and talent for Warner Bros. Productions. Acts as liaison between the WB Television Departments (Production, Publicity, Business Affairs, Casting, etc.) to streamline the flow of information. Performs other related duties as assigned. The Essentials Position requires a minimum of 5-8 years creative executive experience with development experience in both drama and comedy. Knowledge of basic accounting sufficient to review, analyze and evaluate budgets. Must have strong writing and excellent communication skills Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management Must be able to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines Must be able to prepare clear and concise reports, manuals etc. for management. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to handle confidential information Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to supervise, direct, and evaluate administrative and clerical subordinates in the performance of the tasks. But Wait, There's More! Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies Access to in-house learning and development resources Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Keywords: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank , VP, Drama Development, Other , Burbank, California

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