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Be Part of the Story


Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10011509 Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India Business Star Date posted Apr. 29, 2021

Job Summary:



Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching around 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries. Star India’s channel portfolio cuts across general entertainment, films, sports, infotainment, kids, and lifestyle content across eight languages. The network generates over 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 70+ channels, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. The Star Sports network is one of the leading sports networks with 17 channels in its bouquet. It is home to a number of leading domestic and international sports and is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country, helping India become a multi-sporting nation. Disney+ Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 8 languages, regional and national News, and coverage of every major global sporting event, including the IPL. The company is present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios. The studios is also responsible for the marketing and distribution of its Hollywood slate in the country. For more details visit us at



  • To ideate and develop content that make it engaging viewing for mainstream television viewers of Bengali GEC, through its content mix, treatment, format and presentation


  • To collaborate with external Production Houses/Writers on current shows/shows in the pipeline and work closely with them on the same for day to day seamless telecast, as per Star’s guidelines
  • To ensure continued slot leadership of shows
  • Develop detailed episode structure & to devise plot high point to increase/sustain ratings
  • To ensure that the decided character/story/treatment/look is getting maintained in all the episodes
  • To collaborate with the Consumer Insights, Marketing team on FPC planning, budgets, communication plan and PR on all shows.
  • Responsible to ensure airing of content after meeting S&P guidelines.
  • To ensure consistent high quality of creative and production.
  • To discuss on show/s communication with the OAP, Marketing & PR team.
  • To share consumer insights with management and/ or team.
  • To supervise production closely to ensure highest quality within approved budgets.
  • To maintain healthy relationships with internal teams & Production houses to ensure healthy pipeline of stories
  • To finalise looks/sets/costumes along with casting team and fit as per demand of story/characters
  • To include rating analysis and work accordingly
  • Maintain healthy banking


  • Fiction viewership in terms of time spent and reach.
  • Adhering to approved budgets.
  • Consumer insights incorporated into shows.


  • Preferably Mass Communication / Film Studies / Advertising Graduate with 5 years of TV Programming / Film/Ad Direction / Scripting experience
  • Proven expertise and track record in content ideation and execution


  • Knowledge of Film & TV Production.
  • Excellent Problem solving & decision making skills.
  • Excellent communication & persuasion skills.


  • Ability to deliver under pressure and function without constant supervision.
  • Innovative & Hard working

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Star:

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for over two decades and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 650 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 40+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. The network’s entertainment channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel V, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of affiliate channels which includes Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Star Pravah, Asianet, Asianet Plus, Suvarna, Suvarna Plus, Vijay and now Maa. It is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios, an affiliate joint venture company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Star India Private Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Star.

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