Unscripted TV Development - Latin America

Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking a Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish) Unscripted Television Development Executive to focus on the Latin American market. Must have a combination of proven DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION experience – and a deep knowledge and understanding of the Latin American market. Position is based in Los Angeles, but significant travel to Latin America will be required.
 

 

Responsibilities:
 
-  Collaborate with members of MGM’s senior executive team.
-  Travel to, and work for extended periods in, Latin America.
-  Generate new ideas for the Latin American market in the genres of entertainment, formats, reality and game.
-  Understand costs and budgets and develop creative accordingly.
-  Develop pitches for new shows.
-  Seek emerging opportunities in the market.
-  Think strategically about how to optimize success and develop the necessary relationships.
-  Help to set up, crew up and run shows to go into production.
 
   
Requirements:
 
- Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish).
- Substantial unscripted development experience in the genres of entertainment / formats /   reality and game.
- Ability to continually generate ideas for TV shows and formats and develop them to advanced pitch standard.
- Proven production experience with a solid understanding of costs, budgets and production schedules, and how they impact creative.
- Strong knowledge of the Latin American market, the networks, their schedules and their defining shows.
- Aware of current TV trends with the ability to generate ideas for new shows.
- Ability to write clearly, creatively and convincingly.
- Well organized, highly-motivated and a strategic thinker.
- Takes initiative and takes charge.

For more information on how to apply visit: www.mgm.com

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