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Madison Square Garden

Burbank, California - United States
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Director Creative Development

Description

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment experiences.  The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian, and has announced plans to build a second MSG Sphere in London, pending necessary approvals. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Cathédrale. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com.  


Specific Functions/Activities

• Help execute the creative strategy for Sphere, working with both internal MSG departments as well as external creative and production partners.

• Manage the development of the project slate: conduct research, as well as track, evaluate, and help develop programming from pitch to production.

• Pitch content; identify IP to option and develop.

• Create and review decks, one/three-pagers, and other presentations for internal and external project review.

• Provide written project notes.

• Create weekly development reports.

• Maintain a thorough overview of the competitive landscape.

• Create, maintain, and update lists of potential creative partners.

• Lead, mentor, and develop junior team members.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 3 or more years of relevant work experience in media and entertainment.  Major production company, agency, or studio experience preferred.  

• Enthusiasm for considering the unexpected, especially as it pertains to creative innovation.

• A strong affinity for collaboration in all aspects of the job.

• Deep knowledge of a range of entertainment industries (trends, players, companies, projects), with a strong interest in new media, film, and theatre.

• Excellent communication and writing skills.

• Extremely organized, with excellent attention to detail, thoroughness, and accuracy.

• Strong MS Office & Apple suite skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Keynote, Pages, etc.).  Also, strong skills re: Gant and Shotgun.  

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

• Requires occasional travel

 

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