Development Producer, Book-to-Screen Adaptations

New York, NY
Full Time
Original Content

Book of the Month has a successful track record of identifying and promoting the best new fiction each month.  We are well positioned to further support authors we work with by developing and producing book-to-screen adaptations.  This is our first hire for this initiative – it’s a chance for a scrappy, ambitious producer to utilize our existing capabilities to build a successful independent development company.  The position will report to the CEO.

The role

  • Work with the CEO to articulate a practical approach to entering and succeeding in developing a successful book to screen adaptation business
  • Source, evaluate, and negotiate relevant opportunities
  • Identify, gather, and recruit the resources needed (internal and external) to execute the vision
  • Manage all aspects of of the effort to build a successful profitable business unit

About You

  • 10+ years of experience developing, packaging, and/or producing book-to-screen adaptations
  • Strong network of relevant contacts in production, studio, and distribution outlets
  • Tenacious, hands-on “doer” with a no task is too small attitude
  • Strong at project and budget management
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of new release fiction
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for Book of the Month’s brand, mission, authors, and audience


Base salary range between: $90,000 - $140,000


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