Thursday, 11 October 2012

ITV Job Vacancy: Editorial Assistant at Coronation Street

This just in from ITV but note the deadline for applications is tomorrow, Friday 12 October. 

From the War of the Websters to Toxic Tracy’s troubles, support us to tell the story..

An exciting opportunity has become available to support our script department with all areas of script production, ensuring deadlines are met and continuity issues identified and resolved.  Monitoring and updating our Story database, you will format and input all writers information and cast details. You will ensure that all relevant departments are kept informed of any changes in the script process and that all required script information is readily available. Writing weekly billings to summarise the main strands in each episode, you will also amend and distribute the scripts.  When required, you will also support our Researcher, highlighting issues with draft scripts.
Our Editorial Assistant will have knowledge of scripts and processes, with editorial judgement and an eye for detail. Methodical and flexible, you will be creative in your approach to problem solving.  You will thrive in a fast paced environment, working to tight deadlines and changing priorities.  Liaising with varying departments, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills and confidentiality is an absolute must.  Knowledge of the production process and Coronation Street is essential, as is the flexibility to work long hours if required.  You will also have in depth experience of the Microsoft packages and experience of Adobe Story or Shakes PA would be an advantage.  A background in continuing drama would be beneficial.
If you’re up for the challenge and strive to develop yourself editorially, apply now!
Closing date – Friday 12 October 2012.

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