Overview of the Company
The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Job Description
FOX Entertainment is looking for a Development Executive to be responsible for contributing to the creative strategy for Fox. He/she/they will supervise the development of new scripted content, from concept to series as well as oversee all aspects of production for new and returning shows. The Executive will be in charge of the overall creative activities related to the tracking, soliciting, procurement, evaluation, development, and oversight of the Network’s shows and pilot projects. He/she/they will also oversee every aspect of their shows, including taking responsibility for the creative decisions made with producers and all internal departments (casting, marketing, scheduling,
research, etc.). We will consider rising Managers, Directors, and established VP candidates.

 

Job Description

Oversee shows (varying from pilots and series) from creation to airing – casting, directors, music, etc, and generate creative notes for projects in active development as well as current series

• Take and evaluate pitches and scripts for potential development
• Build the seasonal development slate
• Attend staff meetings and reporting the status of shows
• Make sure all department are working cohesively to make our Programming successful
• Take general meetings for future development and staffing
• Track competitive projects
• Create writer and director lists; read and evaluate script submissions
• Network, mentor, and staff a diverse, inclusive group of high-quality writers and directors
for Fox shows

What You Will Need
• Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of development experience, at a network, studio, or agency, specifically in the scripted genre
• A creative self-starter and “idea machine” who proactively brings in good ideas and is
capable of managing a project from idea generation through identifying creative talent,
developing the project, and overseeing the production
• A sense of wit, sophistication, and appreciation of quality, cutting edge programming, and
demonstrate a commitment to fresh ideas and non-derivative programs
• A collaborative personality that puts people at ease with the often-difficult development
process as well as the business acumen to navigate complex deal-making waters to
accomplish the ultimate programming goals
• Proven organizational team player who can adapt to change and deal with unexpected
obstacles within a fast-moving and fluid organization
• Pre-existing contacts and relationships in the creative community
(agents/managers/producers, etc.) in with the ability to identify and gain access to top level and up-and-coming talent
• Experience managing budgets and physical production, particularly in scripted genres
• Demonstrated ability to integrate digital media with television programming
• Knowledge, passion, and commitment to the digital frontier

For more information or to apply please reach out to Kimberly Robinson at kim@audeliss.com

**Fox Entertainment would like to meet you! If you have scripted and/or unscripted television studio experience at either the junior or senior level and would like to explore other potential opportunities with Fox Entertainment, we’d love to hear from you. Please reach out to Kimberly Robinson at kim@audeliss.com

 

 

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