Head of Unscripted Programming

Rate of Pay: Competitive; commensurate with experience
Reports to: SVP Programming & Corporate
Contract: One year, with option to renew (start: June 2016)

Lark Productions is seeking an experienced television professional to lead the company’s unscripted department. The successful candidate will have;

  • A comprehensive understanding of the North American television marketplace and experience in managing high-level broadcaster relationships (Canada & the USA).
  • A proven track record in developing unscripted ideas from conception to pitch to commissioning.
  • A proven ability to lead and inspire internal and external creative teams.

The successful candidate will also be required to;

  • Lead strategy on unscripted development.
  • Oversee all production aspects of Lark’s unscripted production slate.
  • Oversee and manage the assets, rentals and budget of Lark’s production and post production facilities.
  • Attract, retain and motivate key talent and production staff.
  • Ensure individual productions remain in compliance with Lark and NBCUI policies.
  • Ensure accurate monthly cost and production reporting on each Lark production.

The Head of Unscripted Programming is a key part of Lark’s senior management team, helping to drive the company’s corporate strategy. You must be a team player and possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

The position is based at Lark’s office in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, and semi-regular domestic and international travel is required.

Please send cover letter and CV to resumes@larkproductions.ca