Amazon Studios launched in 2010 as a new way to develop feature films and episodic series—one that’s open to great ideas from creators and audiences around the world. Amazon Studios Original Content is available to global Prime members and is known for bringing customers the Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-winning series The Marvelous Mrs Maisel along with original hits like You are Wanted, Pastewka, Beat, The Grand Tour, Six Dreams, All or Nothing and The Man in the High Castle.
Amazon Studios Europe is seeking an experienced, dynamic and self-motivated Senior Development Executive for our scripted Originals team in Germany.
In this position you will manage the sourcing, development and execution of original scripted German productions, reporting into the Head of German Originals.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in development, as a producer or commissioner, with an in-depth knowledge of the German scripted TV landscape. Must have proven creative instincts selecting, developing, producing and/or greenlighting projects, as well as strong interpersonal skills and industry relationships. This position will be based in Munich.
We are seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual; they must be self-motivated and have the ability to multi task with a large volume of workload. This individual will be responsible for multiple projects in development and production as well as a high volume of submissions and meetings.
o Key point of contact and support for producers, agents, talent within the territory.
o Cultivate new creative relationships in the German marketplace representing Amazon Studios.
o Working with the junior development executive, solicit and assess proposals and pitches, making recommendations on submissions to enter in to development and providing feedback.
o With guidance from the Head of German originals where needed, work with Legal and BA to secure production and talent for original programming
o Accountable for driving the execution of the studios vision and goals for the territory.
o Managing the production from inception to launch, interacting with key steak holders internally and externally during this process.
o To attend weekly business, development and production meetings as required.
o Oversee production of greenlit series for premium quality and cost efficiency.
o Bachelor's degree and/or graduate degree or applicable experience
o Multiple years of TV series development experience
o Fluent in German and English
Broad network of creators, including producers, production companies, writers, and talent
· Extensive experience with TV series development or overseeing current production
· Familiarity with SVOD or OTT video services
· Excellent communication and writing skills