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Vice President, Development

Company: Univision Communications Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position SummaryUnivision's SVOD team is seeking an experienced, creative executive to serve as VP of Development focused on identifying, developing and producing original Spanish-language content as part of its streaming organization. This role will ultimately lead and build innovative digital experiences that empower and entertain our diverse audiences. This team works closely with Production, Acquisitions, Programming and other internal teams to ensure the efficient delivery of film/series content. A successful candidate will be proactive and relentless, entrepreneurial, flexible, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail.Job Responsibilities* Guide projects creatively through various stages of development and production until launched on the SVOD service

* Establish and maintain relationships with creators, producers, and talent to source new content opportunities and communicate them to internal and external partners

* Manage and evaluate content through performance tracking, relationship cultivation, and research to find projects that engage our subscribers and enhance our brand

* Read & provide effective creative oversight on scripts, cuts, edits of series. Provide guidance on storylines and casting

* Work closely with external creative partners, including writers, producers, and directors

* Manage budgets and suggest best practices from pre-production through delivery

* Represent team interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, marketing, product) on a regular basis

Required Skills & Experience* Demonstrated creative experience developing and producing series or film, with 10+ years of experience in studios and/or networks

* Ability to stay calm under pressure and lead both internal teams and external partners

* Ability to handle a fast-paced environment supervising several projects in various points of development and production

* Team-player who drives innovation and thrives in a collaborative, entrepreneurial setting

Desired Skills & Experience* Experience with Spanish-language content

* Ability to thrive in a high pressure and rapidly changing, less structured environment

* Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and maintain focus and confidentiality

* Strong relationship building ability

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Full professional proficiency in English and Spanish

* Has knowledge of and actively consumes Univision content, a plus!

Eligibility Requirements* Must be willing to work from Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL or New York, NY

* Employment/education will be verified

* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Univision requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Univision Communications Inc., New York , Vice President, Development, Executive , New York, New York

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