Development/Commissioning Executive (Europe) ATV+

London, Greater London, United Kingdom


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200180870
The Apple Originals team are looking for an experienced Scripted executive level leader to help develop and commission unmissable shows from across Europe. This is an opportunity to join a small team working on premium content with global appeal. You’ll be working with A list talent on screen and off, growing a slate of exciting new drama and comedy. You will be part of the powerhouse of our development effort in the region. You’ll be responsible for working with writers to get scripts to green light stage, building a network of talent relationships and spotting the next big trends in global scripted TV a cross Europe.

Key Qualifications

  • You will have significant executive level experience of commissioning/development, ideally with a
  • focus on scripted content.
  • You will have a proven track record of championing multiple projects from script to production.
  • A strong network of relationships with producers, writers and directors in Europe, specifically Germany and France.
  • You'll have a deep understanding of the global content landscape, particularly the SVODs
  • We need a team-player, able to handle a myriad of responsibilities across a diverse slate of projects
  • This is a demanding, dynamic and high-volume position that requires a can-do thinker who is able to prioritize, pivot when necessary, and exercise initiative and good judgement.


Daily management of incoming scripts Providing notes and feedback to inform and own decisions about development slates. Meetings with agents and key talent to identify potential projects Close working relationship editorially with the Creative Director for Europe across video programming. Assisting on productions where appropriate Attending script review meetings and helping with drafts Researching books and providing notes where appropriate on IP

Education & Experience

Ideally degree educated or equivalent professional qualifications.

Additional Requirements

  • This role is ideally based in London, but we could consider Paris, Berlin/Munich for the ideal candidate.