Head of Development

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Head of Development


Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with 'beyond the ordinary' stories - both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships. With a focus on sports, culture and lifestyle content, Red Bull Media House offers a wide range of premium media products across TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print. Red Bull Media House produces and licenses a broad selection of global live broadcast events, compelling and inspirational local storytelling with original short and long-form programming as well as feature films from around the world. www.redbullmediahouse.com

In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different.

  • Location Elsbethen, Salzburg, Austria
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Organisation Red Bull Media House

Areas that play to your strengths

(all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

  • In a nutshell

Reporting to the Global Head of Content, you'll lead Red Bull Media Network's content development across digital channels and traditional broadcast. You will bring world-class standards of storytelling and format creation to reach and engage broad audiences - and meet the needs of the brand.

  • Create world class formats & content

While leading the creation of distinctive formats and content, you'll focus on serving the strategic needs of Red Bull Media Network across owned, managed, and 3rd party channels. This entails the creation of formats for production in multiple territories in short-, mid-, and long-form, with an emphasis on factual/entertainment - commissioning development work from production partners and IP creators as well as leading the in-house team.

You'll oversee the creation and execution of pilot episodes and subsequent first series for international roll out across Red Bull territories. You will also pitch developed ideas to third party broadcasters and publishers for co-production.

  • Develop ideas and drive innovation

You'll drive original and distinctive content development by capitalising on audience consumption behaviours to create new kinds of entertainment - and innovation through emerging platforms and immersive technology.

  • Innovative leader

You'll be an inspirational, motivating, and trend-setting team leader for Red Bull Media Network's development needs. You'll develop and support national producers to create content with a credible voice and authentic tone to reach and engage broad audiences. You'll lead satellite teams in the UK and USA to capitalize on IP creation and production communities in those markets.

  • Analyze and share

You'll establish and implement best practice development standards across the variety of broadcast and social channels to fit a range of budget levels, and commercial needs.

You'll work closely with specialist audience teams and analytics, to create development briefings that fit the key strategic demands of Red Bull Media Network.

Your experience includes:

(proven performance in)

10+ years of television experience in Content Development/production environment with proven track record in page to screen development

Experience as Sr. Executive Producer or above (e.g. Head of Development/Production) required

Highly creative thinker with experience in creating, selling, and piloting distinctive formats for international exploitation across broadcast/digital platforms

Hands-on leadership-experience managing teams in past positions

Knowledge of the international content landscape

Natural ability to prioritise and deliver multiple development workstreams simultaneously

Strong stakeholder management skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Ability to communicate development strategy efficiently and effectively

Collaborative team player with a good sense of humour

  • University degree or relevant experience
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are an advantage

In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 2.045 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.

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