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Executive Director - Current Programming

Burbank, CA, USA | Disney

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Freeform Original Programming team is seeking a qualified candidate for an Executive Director, Current Programming role. In this role the Executive Director will represent Freeform in the support of all aspects of scripted series production, launch, sustain, etc.


Implement the creative strategy as defined by the EVP Programming and Development to grow unique, compelling, and Freeform brand-appropriate content


Oversee the current production of multiple scripted series per season


Develop and maintain relationships with talent (writers, producers, directors, actors)


Interface with studio and production executives on series production issues


Partner with network department on series launches, stunts, press, marketing and general programming needs


Be the liaison and resource for other Freeform departments on various issues


Spearhead problem solving and crisis management resolution with studio and outside producers on all production and programming issues


Special projects and assignments as required


Other duties as assigned


A minimum of 5 years of experience in scripted series


Demonstrated knowledge of the scripted production process


Strong existing relationships with production companies, agents, writers, directors, producers, etc.


Demonstrated creative and development skills


Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of management


Ability to multitask and manage complex projects


A knowledge and excitement for Freeform’s original series


Experience developing and maintaining both scripted comedy and drama series


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience


 


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