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Head of Local Scripted , Amazon Studios Japan

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Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching? Prime Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we’re just getting started in changing the way millions of people enjoy content. Now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide, Prime Video offers customers the broadest selection of any on-demand video service, including our critically-acclaimed Amazon Originals such as the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Mindy Kaling’s Late Night, Donald Glover’s Guava Island, the Academy Award-winning Manchester by the Sea, Academy Award-nominated The Big Sick, exclusives, and live concerts and sports.

Amazon Studios is the movies and television development and production arm of Amazon. It is our role to produce original content and license studio programs worldwide in exclusive service of Amazon’s Prime Video customers. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help take us to new heights.

We are currently seeking a Head of Japan local Scripted for our Local Originals initiative (based in Tokyo) to report in to the Head of Japan Local Originals. This executive will be responsible for overseeing the ongoing growth of Amazon PV in Japan through developing a compelling Local Scripted Originals slate, working hand in hand with the Head of Japan Local Originals to further our ambitions in the territory and become the preeminent destination for Creators and Talent. The ideal candidate is a both a strong creative and strategic leader with the proven ability to manage team , and is well-versed in solving day to day production problems as well as bigger strategic and regulatory issues relevant to the territory. The ideal candidate must be an outstanding producer who has a perspective on the future of Scripted in Japan. The candidate will have a strong track record and experience and a deep-rooted understanding from a business perspective of the dynamics underpinning the industry in Japan. They will possess an ability to build relationships internally at Amazon with key stakeholders (including Marketing, Operations, Business Affairs, Production, Finance etc) and externally with Creators and Talent. They must be a big thinker, with the confidence to both advocate ideas and collaborate in a highly pressured environment, with the ability to problem solve on a daily basis without supervision and manage the ambiguity that is the nature of creative production.

Key job responsibilities
-A dynamic leader with a proven track record of success.
-You think big and have an ability to look around corners. Your bold vision inspires others to challenge conventional wisdom and strive for superior results.
-You are an entrepreneur at heart and take ownership of all aspects of the business. No job is too small, and you build for long term success.
-You earn the trust of your colleagues and creative partners. You are a good listener, speak candidly, and treat others with respect. By being the best partner, you inspire others to do their best work.
-You have strong bias for action and have impeccable judgement.
-You deliver results while maintaining the highest possible standards.
-You hire and develop the best talentinside the org and externally on to creative projects.
-You are relentlessly curious and push yourself to learn about new possibilities.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• 7+ years of successful series development and/or current programming experience, in TV.
• Experience managing series.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

10+ years of successful series development and/or current programming experience in TV.
• Experience working at a premium television network.
• Extensive experience managing television development and production.
• A track record of increasing and sustaining viewership within the linear / SVOD landscape.
• Experience at setting and delivering against departmental strategy and goals.
• Familiarity with SVOD or OTT video services.
• Creative problem-solver.
• High levels of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.
• Excellent story skills.

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