Senior Development Producer Cape Town

We are looking for a Senior Development Producer who brings the knowledge, skills and abilities of a dynamic Senior Entertainment Producer/Line Producer.

Above all else, the fundamental requirement is to be a creative who conceptualises innovative concepts and can readily write them up.
Self-generate ideas and spot trends and themes for further exploration.

 Conceptualise all-genre proposals - covering Reality, Magazine, Factual, Drama, Digital (including Made for Mobile) and youth.
WRITING
 To expertly draft end-user appropriate written proposals for broadcasters and agencies alike here in SA or internationally.
BUDGETS
 To expertly understand and have the skills to draft full production budgets, production schedules and cash flow schedules for approval from HOD: TV.
DEALS
 Working with Commercial department in brainstorming and drafting sales packs for potential clients – 1-Pagers, PowerPoint presentations, budgets and treatments, sizzle reels and brochures.
 Pitching concepts effectively to clientele and closing deals autonomously or in partnership with a superior or peer.
JUDGEMENT/DECISION MAKING
 Demonstrate exceptional personal integrity and good insight into the Okuhle Media values in relation to the programme genre.
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
 Build on relationships in South Africa and beyond.
 Contact with key industry figures and the wider creative community.
PROBLEM SOLVING
 Most problems are linked to programme development i.e. changes in timescales, budgets, financial plans. These may prove complex and require a high level of creativity to solve them.
PLANNING & ORGANISATION
 Manage workload and personal calendar effectively to ensure deadlines are met and objectives delivered.
 Attend weekly meetings with Head of Creative to review workload and performance against targets and objectives.

SKILLS REQUIRED
 3-years’ experience in dealing with broadcasters.
 3-years’ experience in developing concepts and formats to realisation – with a verifiable track record.
 Experience in dealing with international television industry and attending global TV markets (e.g. – NAPTE, MIPTV).
KNOWLEDGE
 Working knowledge of multi-genre productions – with small to large budgets.
 Proficiency in understanding productions, how they work and the crew involved.
 A tertiary education is advantageous.

APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE: 7 August 2017


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