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The position: Comedy development director for USA Network
Location: Universal City, California
Job duties: Develops new comedy series for the USA Network. Finds new material and introduces new writers to the network with the potential for future development or staffing, provides notes on outlines and scripts, and approves directors and guest cast. Participates in activities with marketing, publicity, ad sales and online divisions.
The company: USA Network is a division of NBC Universal, which is part of the General Electric (Stock Quote: GE) group.
Requirements: Requires a bachelor’s degree and four years of experience with a network or studio in comedy development. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint. Ideal candidate will have strong relationships with agents and managers. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative and high energy environment. Applicants should be assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated. Will be required to undergo a drug test and background investigation.
Extra perks: The position involves the opportunity to work with established entertainers and entertainment industry leaders, as well as up-and-coming creative talent.
Interesting info: USA Network is seen by 94 million homes in the U.S. Its tagline is “Characters welcome.”
Other opportunities: The network also has opportunities for producers, directors, account executives and assistants.
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