Req Id: 294255
At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.
If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.
The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.
Bell Media is seeking a dynamic and experienced production executive to further development of premium original Canadian programming. Reporting to the Head of the Development Team in Original Programming and working with the entire Original Programming Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ongoing growth of Bell Media’s original slate of scripted productions.
Evaluating pitches and developing scripted programming for Bell Media’s channels and platforms
Working closely with the rest of the Original Programming team to maximize opportunities and create content which has the highest possible creative and production values and which achieves high ratings and the most subscribers and furthers the strategic objectives of the channels and the company
Communicating and meeting with producers, writers and agents showing a high level of awareness of the television market in Canada and internationally, and articulating the current development strategy for Bell Media channels and platforms
Reading submissions and relating and responding to all levels of submissions
Developing and enhancing strong relationships with independent producers, key crew, directors and agents
Proactively identifying and developing new material, trends and talent, by keeping abreast of Canadian and International television, movies and having an awareness of the book market.
Liaising with Independent production community and funders of programming
Acting as a representative of the company and the department at events, conferences and other public activities
Minimum of five years’ experience both in production and development in television for a production company and/or broadcaster
Significant knowledge of television production and strong relationships with Canadian television’s creative community
Excellent creative instincts and passion for Canadian programming and for scripted television programs in particular
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within the larger team of creative executives which make up the Original Programming team
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and excellent interpersonal skills
Sound business judgment and superior organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to travel on an “as needed basis”
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 06/30/2021
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
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