OML is a global, artist-first media and entertainment company, creating cutting-edge content in all genres for OTT platforms, television and brands and producing some of India's biggest live entertainment properties. Headquartered in Mumbai with teams in Russia, Poland & Thailand, OML was founded in 2001 to book and manage artistes across all genres of entertainment. Today our operations span a prolific and award-winning content studio that packages and produces shows for OTT platforms, live events production and a global brand solutions business.
OML has produced The Dewarists (which was awarded a Lion at the Cannes Lion 2012), Comicstaan, On Air with AIB, Chacha Vidhayak Hai Humare, One Mic Stand, Pushpavalli and over 45 stand up specials on Amazon and Netflix, amongst others. Some of India’s biggest live entertainment properties promoted by OML include Bacardi NH7 Weekender (described by The Guardian as "India's answer to Glastonbury”), Breezer Vivid Shuffle (India’s largest hip hop festival) and comedy properties — LOLstars and Headliners.
As technology further shifts the balance of power in media and puts more power in the hands of the creator, OML is uniquely positioned to create opportunities for our clients and partners around the globe. OML exclusively represents a versatile portfolio of 80+ comedians, creators, writers, directors, storytellers, mentalists and dancers that includes Zakir Khan, Kanan Gill, Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Dolly Singh, Aisha Ahmed, Sumukhi Suresh, Dhruv Sehgal, Chirag Mahabal, Suhani Shah and Anuradha Tiwari to name a few.
Key responsibilities (Writer/Directors) :
Reaching out to relevant networks to maximize business opportunities.
Closing business and making sure I see it to the end of its execution
Legal - Making sure the artist is protected legally for all deals closed, making sure all their work is protected as well while doing the same.
Execution of projects : Direction - To help put together a team for projects that need one and Writers : To build writers rooms to execute a project , to make sure the client and writers are in sync on the project
Meeting deliverables- Clients often have a tight deadline, I see to it that these deadlines are met with ease and a balance remains on artist end as well .
Development and Feedback - Giving feedback to writers on stuff they ask feedback on, making focus groups for a better feedback system and making sure the writer has access to these groups for them to improve the works
Targets - Making sure the vision and professional targets of the writers and directors are met
Managing and developing the careers of a growing community of writers and directors. Scouting and signing new literary talent to join the OML ecosystem.
Building a pipeline of scripted content in association with internal and external talent.
Developing a dynamic slate of series, films, documentaries synonymous with the needs of the market alongside the Artists under management
Deep relationships with Indian talent -writers, directors, showrunners and the creative community to develop, acquire and package new series and film ideas.
Day to Day responsibilities of managing directors’ & writers’ projects, tracking payments, invoices and legal milestones across 20 Artists.
Proficient in preparing pitches,decks, and deep understanding of budgeting and production of fiction shows.
Developing integrated content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term sales targets
Developing a strong network/communication channel with the writer and director community
Key responsibilities (Artist Management) :
Leading projects that are open-ended and making sure OML talent is pitched to its best.
Comedy Management- Making sure the writers ecosystem and the comedy ecosystem are in sync and each can help the other professionally to grow and complete projects.
Development of new joinees in Arist Management
A deep understanding of the digital content and screenwriter landscape in India.
Can work independently as well as lead a team of managers to maximize service for Artists.
Will be able to work across teams to achieve goals.
The candidate shall have strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
Qualifications and Prior Experience:
Experience – 5-6 years related experience as a manager, writer, director, showrunner, producer.
Candidates should have previously worked with a network, studio or production house.
Prior TV, Movie, or OTT writing experience is a preferred.
We build opportunities for our artists, brands and fans; and it’s important for us to be reliable and efficient
We demonstrate honesty, excellence and commitment to success
‘It’s not my job’ is not part of our vocabulary, we even stuff envelopes
We make mistakes, but only to learn from them to build resilience
We take care of ourselves and our colleagues
We are our own managers
We are committed to equality and inclusion
We are mindful of the strain on the Earth's resources and are committed to reversing the trend with our behaviours where possible
Thank you for taking the time to go through the opportunity we have to offer.
If you apply, please do not share your photo, age, gender, religion or ethnicity in your resume. You do not even need to share your last name. (We want to eliminate biases on any of these parameters while we decide on our shortlisted candidates)
We will get in touch with you if your profile gets shortlisted.