At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With over 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. Our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 109 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most-viewed in Canada.
WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (DHX) and the NASDAQ (DHXM).
The Development Manager is responsible for reviewing, tracking, providing feedback and clear communication on the diverse slate of original IP and partnership opportunities that come into Wildbrain for consideration. Wildbrain’s content slate is multi-genre from preschool to teen programming and appeals to domestic and international buyers. A key focus of the slate is building properties to become strong brands and activate the expertise of each division to create successful franchises. Creative excellence will be achieved by working in close collaboration with the Director of Development and Development Executives to ensure all divisions within DHX are active across our key development initiatives. The Development Manager has the responsibility of maintaining strong relationships with key contacts within the television industry including; writers, artists, agents, coproducers, etc. while forging new relationships within creative community to ensure opportunities come in from a diverse range of sources and remain innovative, timely and commercial.
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