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Director Scripted Development


eOne Canada’s Television department is seeking a Director, Scripted Development who will be responsible for the sourcing and development of original television series. Working in a team the successful candidate will collaborate on and lead all aspects of development across creative projects. 

  • Form strategic relationships with writers, directors, agents, producers and buyers 

  • Keep abreast of industry news and intelligence to inform slate strategy

  • Identify and cultivate new and existing talent 
    Source original IP in all its forms for television – drama and comedy

  • Assess incoming pitches and projects to determine market viability 

  • Build and facilitate design of pitch materials into market ready packages 

  • Participate in pitches to buyers

  • Work with creators and talent to develop original returning and limited series; providing creative feedback on all development steps and managing creator relationships

  • Manage sold projects as key point of contact with platform executives

  • Collaborate with Scripted Programming team to devise and execute overall scripted strategy 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience in scripted programming at a network, studio or production company 

  • Excellent communication, strategic, presentation, creative and storytelling skills

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects under time constraints 
    Must possess strong relationships with industry stakeholders 

  • Producing experience an asset

  • Extensive knowledge of television landscape, trends and cultural conversations 

Proficient in MS applications including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word; working knowledge of Airtable and graphic design an asset 
Our Benefits & Perks

  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage plus dedicated Health Spending Account

  • Investment in your future: Group RRSP with employer match

  • Be inspired: regular film screenings and opportunity to get involved in industry events

  • Grow: Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Work/Life Balance – Summer Fridays and annual Impact Day 

About eOne Canada 
eOne Canada is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, and distribution of entertainment content. As part of global content leader Lionsgate, eOne Canada is focused on developing and bringing to worldwide markets the best content across all media, including scripted, unscripted, and podcasts. Through its extensive reach 
and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity. 
We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 


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Additional Details

Category: Television
Location: Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)
Posted: May 01, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
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