Field pitches, identify trends, and help establish the strategic development goals for the Drama Department.
This is a pivotal role in which the candidate will contribute in the building and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion practices across the NBCUniversal portfolio in this fast-paced, rapidly growing department which is the first of its kind to cover Film, TV¸ and Streaming.
In addition to personal tasks, the position entails reading and script coverage, as well support on set and in pre/Post Production.
The ideal candidate will already have a few years of experience in the industry, ideally at a production company or studio, and is incredibly organized, is used to a very fast pace and high volume.
The ideal candidate has 8 – 10+ years as a literary scout, has management experience in a multi-person scouting or literary affairs department, book fair experience, and deep relationships with editors/publishers, publishing agents, and Film/TV agents.
Candidates must be able to acquire excellent phone skills and be able to adapt to the day-to-day operations.
Responsibilities include reading and evaluating scripts, books, and various other submissions.
Responsibilities include coverage, research, participation in meetings, and assisting with talent lists, and various productions as a PA.
Maintains a strong organizational and filing system, requiring thorough knowledge of all ongoing projects and activities and their associated materials.
Identify, collaborate and cultivate relationships with top producers, talent and the entertainment community at large to communicate the creative needs of FAE and develop innovative projects.
Candidates will also need to contribute creatively by reading scripts and books, watching cuts, and offering creative feedback.
Candidates should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, organized and a great multi-tasker in a fast-paced environment.
You are responsible for servicing customers by identifying and selling them stories fit for Film/TV adaptation that match their needs.
Duties include heavy research and telephone reporting, pre-interviews, and coordinating logistics for field production.