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Development Coordinator

Location:
Burbank, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Jennifer Torrens
Date:
09/27/2017

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment company in Burbank is seeking a Development Coordinator to join their Premium Digital Content team.. The ideal candidate is obsessed with video content for video game and fanboy/girl audiences. The goal of the content development team is to develop premium content that will maximize audiences and support the brands priorities of: 

  • creating a long term strategic and creative vision for the premium content business with full P&L responsibility 
  • following a multi-platform premium content programming strategy 
  • ensuring the brand becomes preferred media & entertainment house for premium gaming content and adjacencies 
  • growing our production services, distribution and branded entertainment business. 
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The role will help to prepare research documents, works on development materials and pitches, PowerPoint presentations, and assists with meetings, travel, expenses and general office administration. Collaborative execution is a mandatory competency for success. Provide administrative support to the Development Team: 

  • Act as a liaison with team members and external parties. 
  • Manage expense and credit card reports for team members. 
  • Schedule and manage logistics for internal and external team meetings and events make travel arrangements. 
  • Generate and maintain tracking spreadsheets or Salesforce, updates, reports, summaries and PowerPoint presentations. 


Coordinate and/or execute development projects under the guidance of team members. Create high-quality pitch materials and presentations to potential partners: 

  • Work closely with the BI team to research game IP, talent, platform partners and development trends and identify length, structural elements, potential channels/ buyers 
  • Draft the initial pitch presentation in collaboration with the development team. 
  • Oversee workflow to ensure all deadlines are met, communicating across all departments 
  • Interface with creative executives, agents, producers and talent on a regular basis; therefore, professionalism and great customer service is needed 

 

Skills: 

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Final Cut and Avid editing experience 
  • College degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • 2-4 years’ experience in an office and creative production/ development environment serving multiple team members. 
  • First experience as an editor/producer is a plus; including the fundamentals of video storytelling and knowing how to capture those ingredients in the field or through existing footage. 
  • Love and basic knowledge of video gaming and geek culture. Superior eye for spotting interesting stories, video game adaptations and talent. 
  • Interface with creative executives, agents, producers and talent on a regular basis; therefore, professionalism and great customer service is needed. 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced setting. 
  • Able to perform in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, work ethic and the ability to prioritize.

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan