Los Angeles, California

MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries,  reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand,  the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling,  music discovery and activism across TV,  the internet and other platforms. A unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  MTV operations span cable and mobile networks,  live events,  theatrical films and MTV Studios.


Overview & Responsibilities:
Our team is looking for a Director of Talent and Development to join the MTV Entertainment Talent group. The role will spearhead the casting process for docu-style, dating show, and broadly unscripted programming! The Director will conduct research, discover potential talent, capture/interview talent on camera, editing reels, and crafting pitches for senior-level executives. Our ideal candidate has strong producing skills to cast proper talent as well as established relationships with agents and managers.


Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage multiple casting teams simultaneously by utilizing pre-existing relationships while developing new ones with both casting producers and directors
  • Scout new and emerging talent who can be utilized in a variety of ways for network
  • Cultivate strong relationships with industry agents, managers and talent in the unscripted linear, digital and streaming space
  • Collaborate with MTV Entertainment executives and casting directors to build talent pipelines, development and retention
  • Remain up to date with trends on network and competitors


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in non-scripted casting
  • Experience editing casting reels
  • Experience managing casting teams


Additional Qualifications:

  • Able to create professional looking decks for pitches
  • Comfortable in multitasking and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Terrific problem solver - identify issues and work collaboratively with appropriate teams to implement creative solutions.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to create and maintain positive and effective working relationships
  • Comfortable giving and receiving feedback




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


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Los Angeles, California

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