Vice President of Development, LightWorkers Media

MGM Studios Inc - Culver City, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $160,000 a year
LightWorkers Media (LWM) is seeking a Vice President of Development for its faith and family content label. Working closely with LightWorkers president Roma Downey, this individual will source and develop LightWorkers-branded projects for financing and distribution by MGM and/or third parties. This individual must have a clear creative sensibility, strong development skills, and a passion for producing inclusive, uplifting content that will appeal to a faith-friendly audience. LWM is a joint venture among MGM, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.

  • Source and develop new content ideas and projects
  • Engage in robust sales efforts across all ranges of potential buyers
  • Identify projects with artistic and commercial potential with a keen understanding of tone and genre
  • Search out new talent in the faith-friendly community and cultivate creative relationships
  • Assess proposals, formats, and pitches, making recommendations on projects
  • Work with writers to develop story and scripts, give creative guidance to directors and other key production talent
  • Manage productions from inception, interacting with key stakeholders internally and externally during the process Basic Qualifications:
  • 5 plus years of experience working in film and/or television development at a studio, agency or production company
  • Must be experienced with full lifecycle of feature/television development
  • Extensive experience with sourcing and developing projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid network in the entertainment industry ranging from agents, writers, directors, etc.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled