VP Current Series, Disney Branded Television
Company: Walt Disney Co.
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Disney Branded Television seeks a qualified candidate for a Vice
President, Current Series position to oversee the Current
department and manage current series responsibilities (comedies and
dramas) for content airing on Disney Channel and Disney+. This
position will report to the SVP, Development & Current Series and
partner closely with showrunners and a variety of executives inside
and outside of Disney. This position will lead a team and require
an inclusive mindset to influence the content and environment.
- Significant experience working at a studio, network, or
streamer in current series and/or development.
- Strong working knowledge of the business and creative aspects
of scripted series production.
- A management and leadership approach that fosters
collaboration, fairness and transparency.
- Solid relationships within the creative community - writers,
producers, agents, etc.
- Demonstrable writing skills and excellent knowledge of script
and story structure.
- Knowledge of and interest in DBT content and target
- Ability to communicate effectively with creative talent and all
levels of management.
- A self-starter, who is assertive, enthusiastic and highly
- A passionate commitment to quality entertainment.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high-energy
- A team player who works well with others.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
About General Entertainment Content:
The General Entertainment Content group creates original
entertainment and news content for the Company's streaming
platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and
affiliates, is a leading diversified international family
entertainment and media enterprise with the following business
segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment,
consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as
a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the
entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy
of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of
the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach
consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With
operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast
members work together to create entertainment experiences that are
both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with It's A Laugh Productions, Inc., which is
part of a business segment we call General Entertainment
It's A Laugh Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other
basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a
business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us
grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a
rapidly changing world.
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