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Be part of a strong creative and business culture that fights for ideas, supports storytellers, and has a track record of ensuring big ideas get distributed to the world. Boat Rocker Media welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries are committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.

 

  • Senior Director, Development & Production - Radical Sheep
  • Senior Director, Development & Production - Radical Sheep

    We are looking for a Senior Director, Development and Production to support the wide range of growing needs for Animation & Live Action development and production across Radical Sheep. Duties and Responsibilities

    • Implement the creative strategy as defined by VP Radical Sheep
    • Manage and oversee development team to achieve common goals
    • Act as Development Executive across our growing development slate of scripted Animation and Live Action series from Preschool to Teen
    • Act as Production Executive/Supervising Producer on both live action and animated series in pre-production and production
    • Garner new concept submissions and usher series through to production
    • Develop and maintain relationship with new and existing talent (writers, directors, artists etc.) and work to build strong creative teams around each series
    • Work closely with broadcast partners through development and production
    • Attend trade markets as needed
    • Work closely with our Rights and Brands teams to develop truly 360 concepts
    • Keep apprised of new series and trends in the kids and family space
    • Maintain goodwill and relationships while navigating difficult production issues
    Qualifications
    • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Kids and Family Development and Production, or any similar combination of education and experience
    • Thorough knowledge of all demographics both animation and live action from preschool to teen
    • Relationships and experience working with Broadcasters domestically and internationally
    • Strong relationships with talent both domestically and internationally
    • A strong understanding of story and ability to give constructive and well-crafted notes
    • A strong understanding of both the live action and animation development and production process
    • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
    • Proven ability to build effective and productive working relationships
    • Excellent overall people skills and ability to manage/oversee a variety of people and projects from a corporate standpoint
    • Proven ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities that may have conflicting deadlines
    • Ability to work independently to manage and prioritize workload, and take initiative
    • Must be well organized, detail-oriented, and efficient
      Role Reporting to the VP of Radical Sheep, this role will creatively support multiple Animation and Live Action projects across the full pitch to production life cycle. The Senior Director will give notes at every stage of development and production to build a strong series for the international marketplace.  

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    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    • This is a full-time position.
    • Position location:  Downtown Toronto
      Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries are committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities. Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs

Boat Rocker Internship Program:

As one of Canada’s leading producers of television, film and digital media content, Boat Rocker Media believes that an integral part of keeping this industry successful is the training, mentorship and skill development of new industry professionals. With this in mind, Boat Rocker’s internship program enthusiastically offers placements within a variety of our departments, including Corporate Services (Business and Legal Affairs, Finance), Development (Scripted and Factual), Rights and Distribution, and Digital. Our goal with this program is to contribute to the growth of our industry through the quality training and development of future television professionals.

While we are happy to liaise with schools offering applicable programs and courses, the Boat Rocker Internship program offers full-time placements and is run privately by Boat Rocker Media. It is not affiliated with any one educational institute.

  • Application Process
  • Application Process

    Applications for each department will be received for at least 30 days before hiring takes place. We ask that each applicant specify which department they are applying to work within and accompany their resume with a cover letter or professional statement outlining their interest and/or experience in that field. Applicants are more than welcome to apply to work with more than one department, however, we do require that you apply separately for each department.

    Please send your resume and cover letter or professional statement to intern@boatrocker.com with your department of interest clearly stated in the subject line.

    Note that although we thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted