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Development Executive

Location: New South Wales
Date Posted: 30/07/2018
Category: None    
Job Type: Full-Time
Close Date: Aug, 10 2018
Experience Level: 8+ Year(s)


BBC Studios in Australia is expanding to support the development of local commissions with the ambition to explore and grow opportunities in production across Australia and New Zealand. To support our ambitions in this space, BBC Studios is looking for a Development Executive to on-board for an initial 6 month contract to develop strong original ideas and adapt existing formats for BBC Production into proposals and pitches to generate business for the BBC by winning new commissions.


To conceive and develop strong original ideas and adapt existing formats for BBC Production, exploring opportunities that deliver a diverse range of proposals of quality and distinction, focusing on returnable formats.

Proactively feed into the ongoing development of the comissioning and production strategy at the BBC.

To act as an ambassador promoting BBC Studios both within and outside the BBC, growing the reputation and contributing to the build of a core team in Australia.

To set up/develop creative networks. Develop good working relationships and knowledge of agents and their clients and pro actively pursue projects with them as appropriate.

Support the Director of Production in communicating the development priorities to the development team, assessing their ideas and treatments, motivating and gaining the confidence of the development team and production staff and to creating an atmosphere in which original ideas are freely and positively generated and the benefits of teamwork maximised.

For more detail around this opportunity and to apply please see the full job ad on the BBC Studio Careers site -

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