CBS Corporation Director, All Access in Studio City, California

Director, All Access

REF#: 30991

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.

DESCRIPTION:

Development, creation and production of premium streaming content specifically for All Access including:

  • Help establish the strategic development goals of the department by identifying trends, brainstorming ideas, determining needs, etc.

  • Field pitches, read specs, identify new business opportunities and secure new talent for projects in development.

  • Provide notes on stories, outlines scripts and cuts for projects in development.

  • Build and maintain relationships with production partners, including studio executives, producers, writers, directors, actors, agents, managers, etc.

  • Attend pilot shoots to ensure that agreed upon concepts are fully realized in production.

  • Assist in launching shows from pilot to series, including creative notes, assisting in finding and hiring of writing staff and episodic directors.

  • Work closely with various departments internally to communicate information and act as a liaison for the department’s projects.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with producers, experience in the industry

  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the production process.

  • Demonstrated creative and story development skills.

  • Self-motivated to develop new ideas and seek out new ideas/writers/sources

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

  • Ability to multitask and manage complex projects.

  • Strong PC skills with Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize work in order to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.

  • Effective time management skills

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled