Manager, Scripted Snap Originals (Comedy)
We’re looking for a Development Manager to join Team Snapchat! Working closely with the Content team, you'll collaborate with the Snap Originals team in our Santa Monica office to oversee the development and production of scripted programming.
What you'll do:
Help oversee development and production for scripted series programming with a focus on scripted comedy — from pitch through premiere.
Represent Snap Originals by acting a key point of contact to external creative partners during shows’ development, production and delivery
Collaborate with senior management to inform and implement Snapchat’s Original Content strategy
Leverage, cultivate and maintain relationships with agents, managers, production companies, writers, directors, comics and other on-camera talent.
Generate ideas for new shows and field pitches from outside producers
Collaborate with and educate external partners
Review, shape and note treatments, scripts, and cuts
Represent Snap Originals and collaborate with internal teams from Marketing and Comms through Research and Product
Potentially manage a Development Associate(s)
7-10+ years TV and/or digital video development experience who has successfully launched several scripted drama series as the key creative executive
5+ years experience as a manager
An experienced creative with exceptional editorial judgment and a deep industry rolodex
A leader with a defined and focused creative vision, as well as strong organizational skills
A strong communicator who works well under pressure
An innovative thinker / idea generator deeply immersed in the current media and pop culture landscape
An entrepreneurial driver who’s skilled at both putting packages together and developing ideas from the ground up
A passionate Snapchatter!