Development Producer  – Popular Factual


ITN Productions is looking for a Development Producer to join their London based teamed. The successful candidate will have experience generating popular factual series and singles as well as broader factual based programming.


They must be able to identify and develop ideas, run a slate and spot new opportunities, work independently and as part of a bigger development team.

ITNP is looking for someone who can take an idea from initial concept right through to commission. They must have an excellent understanding of the UK market, with strong commissioner relationships in Pop Factual and Factual genres. They must have a proven track record of pitching and winning work.

They will have a good knowledge of ITNP’s existing portfolio and be committed to diversity, inclusion and a culture of collaboration both on and off screen.


They will display a strong working knowledge of commissioner needs and have an enthusiasm for developing ideas as part of a team, combined with the ability to take personal responsibility for pushing projects forward.


Essential Skills:

  • They will have experience casting and negotiating access. 
  • Self-starter with strong ideas
  • Experience developing ideas with talent, and managing agent relationships
  • Experience generating and pitching zeitgeisty ideas.
  • Ability to broaden ideas into returnable series and brand
  • Experience breaking ideas down into episodes and identifying narrative arcs
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of the television landscape and the major broadcasters’ needs and how it impacts our slate
  • Strong commercial sense 
  • Create imaginative pitching materials and engaging programme proposals
  • Pitch ideas to broadcasters, collaborating with the appropriate Executive Producer (s)
  • Lead brainstorms
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage large projects and multiple stakeholders 
  • Creative attitude to problem-solving 
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise workload efficiently and manage multiple tasks  

These are the main requirements of the role and is not an exhaustive list of duties. It is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time. 


ITN Productions is committed to increasing inclusion and diversity in its workforce.

We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups.


Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Many thanks



FTC from 2nd Jan 2023



24th NOV 2022



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