Documentary Series Producer

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Documentary Series Producer

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate for this position would have extensive experience in television documentary film production and acquisition. The position would assist in the development of a documentary film series for the network.   

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop strong relationships with film producers, documentary production houses, festival and theater programmers, executives, producers and creative talent.
  • Possible travel to film festivals, conferences, film schools and other content marketplaces
  • Screening of submissions; outreach to talent; and deal-making related to content acquisition/licensing
  • Identifying sources of content in the United States and Globally
  • Assist in re-editing films for television as needed
  • Able to manage production budgets

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Minimum five years, experience working in non-fiction acquisitions and programming/development
  • Strong connections in film, television, film festival, independent production and talent communities
  • A global perspective

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of China and the developing world an important advantage
  • Flexibility to work on various schedules on tight deadline pressure
  • Motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and in a small team environment



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