Sr. Manager, Originals
Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.
We’re looking for a Sr. Manager to join Team Snapchat! Working on the Content team, you'll be on the Original Shows team in our Los Angeles, CA headquarters to oversee development and creation of original programming.
What you'll do:
Help oversee development of Snap Originals programming — from pitch to pilot to series air, including to read and/or review pitches, treatments, pilots, rough cuts, and final cuts
Through your own network and key relationships, develop a robust pipeline of first of its kind mobile programming
Collaborate to develop and implement Snap Originals content strategy
Represent Snapchat by acting as the main point of contact to external creative partners during each show’s development phase
Cultivate and maintain relationships with agents, producers, directors, talent
Collaborate with and educate external production and media partners
Source new pitches and generate ideas for new series
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
10-15+ years TV or digital video development experience who has successfully launched several hit shows
An expert in either unscripted or scripted programming (drama, comedy, or both)
An experienced creative with exceptional editorial judgment and deep industry rolodexes
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 who’s skilled at development
Passionate about Snap Originals!