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Development Executive Original Programming, HBO Nordic

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Reporting to the VP & Commissioning Editor, we are looking for a talented Development Executive to join our growing Original Programming team in the Nordics.

You will work collaboratively to identify and develop winning, HBO-appropriate fiction projects suitable for production, assisting in the selection of material, choice of local writers and overall project development.


Job assignment

  • You will read, analyze and report on all incoming creative material, and write up notes on scripts in development
  • You will coordinate notes/changes to developments with HBO Europe development (London) and with writers
  • You will take writer meetings on your own and/or with the VP & Commissioning Editor and HBO Europe development (London)
  • You will report on all projects in development to HBO Europe OP, Marketing, PR, Programming etc.
  • You will assist in identifying potential talents, projects and book options
  • You will research on new/young talent
  • You will prepare power point presentations on slate ongoing
  • Potentially you will be managing overall development of individual projects

 Experience and Skills

  • You are likely to be a Script Editor with extensive experience in television drama series and possibly feature films
  • Understanding of the HBO brand - values and legacy
  • Strong instinct for what ideas will work for HBO
  • Developed understanding of the technical side of screenwriting
  • Developed understanding of how to work with writers and creative producers
  • Wide knowledge of the local Nordic production industry, its key players and the suppliers of talents
  • Excellent spoken and written English, and at least one or more of Danish, Swedish and Norwegian
  • A clear understanding and experience of the different workflows of a busy original production department
  • A team player capable of working under pressure to achieve exceptional results
  • Good and positive energy

The HBO Nordic Original Programming office is located in Copenhagen, but we encourage applicants from the entire Nordic region to apply

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Jens Kofods Gade 1
1268 Copenhagen Directions


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