Development & Co Production Manager Children's Television

Sydney, Australia
29 May, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2017

Do you have experience in and enthusiasm for children’s programming and animation?  We are currently on the lookout for a Development and Co-production Manager to lead the development specific content made for children’s audiences, on behalf of the Head of Children’s and Education.

Evaluate, identify and oversee innovative and creative concepts to support the ABC’s children’s strategy

Manage creative direction, build a culture for creative teamwork and develop content recommendations to support strategic plans
Identify, review and respond to content pitches, actively encouraging relationships with executive producers and distributors
Manage pre-production, production and post-production activity, maintain budgets and indirectly oversee production teams on outsourced scripting, design and production

About You
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic individual with naturally creative strengths and significant experience working in programme development or production.

You will have excellent project management and organisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
Strong leadership skills and a creative talent with the ability to nurture the same in others and communicate a strong sense of direction, with a commitment to collaborating as part of a dynamic creative team;
Global market awareness with experience working for a broadcaster, creative writing and utilising animation pipelines is desirable;
Ideally you will have an interest in children’s programming with previous experience
For an overview of the role, please refer to the position description:   

We would love to see your work and you are encouraged to submit relevant material with your application online (include examples, links to social media channels, websites or attach audio/video files up to 5MB).

3 year contract, CBD location.

Applications Close: 14th May 2017

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