Development Central is a newly created development team for BBC’s in-house production to raise the status, visibility and ambition of development within BBC Television. It will be a powerhouse for new ideas, working cross-genre and cross-platform. Development Central will complement the existing genre development teams in Comedy, Factual, Drama and Entertainment and will play a key role in growing the next generation of creative talent at the BBC.
As the Development Producer you will report to the Senior Development Leads and will be responsible for progressing projects from original ideas through to commission. This will involve juggling a variety of projects at different stages of development. You will come up with new ideas for development showing an awareness of the television market in the UK and internationally with an understanding of appropriate projects in the BBC, and focusing on returnable formats. You will be proactively seeking new talent.
Are you the right candidate?
You will have strong experience in developing television ideas that have been commissioned and a demonstrable interest in all genres on television with an awareness of material currently in development and potential gaps. You will also have experience in writing high quality pitch documents and development reports.
Experience in casting, producing, self-shooting and editing taster tapes is highly desirable.