The Director will develop original programming for Lifetime and LMN movies. 


  • Oversees the movie process from start to finish: idea generation, script development, casting, production, and post.  Works closely with the network’s other departments to make sure that the everyone has the information and resources they need.  
  • Has a strong focus on hiring writers and producers, developing scripts, cultivating and managing talent, and communicating the creative vision for the movie.
  • Maintains strong relationships in the creative community to attract original ideas, scripts, and talent.
  • Stays on the lookout for potential programming acquisitions and ideas from many sources, options material, pays particular attention to fresh concepts and programming trends.
  • Identifies opportunities to create programming that strengthens viewership, enhances the brand, attracts advertisers, and broadens the network’s appeal to a diverse demographic.

YOUR STORY: [+BEHAVIORS] (what you need to have)

  • 2 -5 years of development experience, preferably in features and/or television. 
  • Candidate will have established relationships with producers, directors, writers, agents, talent, and the creative community in general. 
  • Strong story development skills, and the ability to create a collaborative environment with producers, writers, and directors.
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and communication skills. 
  •  Able to bring in and support diverse points of views, can collaborate across teams and can accommodate different work styles.  

Job ID R0005471

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