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VP, Scripted - Sports

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Film, TV, & Corporate
Skydance is seeking an experienced VP, Scripted Development for our Sports division.  Working directly under the President, Skydance Sports, this person will be responsible for overseeing the development of sports related television and film projects.  No sports-specific experience required, although a passion for sports and sports content is a must!  The ideal candidate will have a wide range of experience developing, pitching, overseeing projects and sales materials. #Media

Responsibilities

  • Ideate and develop scripted content for film and television, with an emphasis on tv
  • Create pitch materials including decks, sizzles, casting reels and presentations
  • Oversee multiple projects in various stages of development, from conception to production
  • Interface with a variety of different in-house departments (e.g., creative, marketing, legal, production etc.)
  • Maintain relationships with writers, network/studio buyers, agencies, and managers in the sports and entertainment community
  • Identify suitable projects from those executives and external producers and recommend them for development and/or production
  • Requirements

  • 1+ years of VP experience at a network or production company
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of how to develop, negotiate and produce scripted content; TV-focused experience a plus
  • Strong background in scripted content sales
  • Established relationships with network buyers and industry executives
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of projects at once
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • #Media #Sports #Filmjobs #TV

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