Tuesday , February 27 2024

Amazon Jobs From Home South Africa – Scripted & Movies Development Executive

Website Amazon

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Scripted & Movies Development Executive to work with our South Africa Originals development team, based in Cape Town. You will have experience in scripted series and/or feature film development, with the ability to identify material and talent. You will be able to give creative guidance and feedback to top level writers on outlines, scripts and creative pitch documents. Using your knowledge of top tier film and premium television and film talent, you will build on your previous industry relationships and develop new ones. You will be joining a self-motivated, passionate and collaborative team environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with writers to develop stories and scripts, and providing local creative insights in relation to would likely appeal to South African viewers.
  • Conducting research as maintaining databases of market information and industry trends.
  • Identifying potential new creative talent.
  • Reviewing scripts, treatments and pitches to shortlist for senior leadership approval.
  • Assisting with oversight of all creative aspects of series development, production and post-production;
  • Communicating effectively with leadership and other stakeholders of the Amazon Originals team including but not limited to: marketing, business affairs, legal, PR, creative, production, and post-production teams; and
  • Overseeing series in pre, production and post with oversight from Head of Scripted and Movies.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Multiple years of successful series development experience.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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