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Monday, 20 August 2012

ITV Job Vacancy: Assistant Script Editor at Coronation Street

This just in from itvjobs.com

From the War of the Websters to Toxic Tracy’s troubles, this is where the story begins…
 
An exciting opportunity has become available to support our writers, script editors and production teams in ensuring that all scripts meet the highest standard, both editorially and in production terms.  As our Assistant Script Editor, you will work across the entire editorial process, reading all storylines and scripts throughout the editorial stages.  Attending story conferences and script meetings, you will have a thorough, detailed knowledge of all the scripts.  You will work closely with our current team of script editors and Series Producer in ensuring continuity within the story line and episodes, turning drafts around quickly to meet tight deadlines.  When required, you will provide cover for our script editors, representing the interests of the writer and where necessary assisting to restructure and generate new storylines.  You will also liaise with production on a daily basis with regards to cuts and additions.
 
Our Assistant Script Editor will have extensive knowledge of scripts and processes, with excellent editorial judgement and an eye for detail.  You will be confident in establishing the intentions of the Producer, conveying these to the writers in a tactful manner.  You will also have the ability to generate creative ideas, whilst displaying an awareness of production requirements and budgets.  Knowledge of the production process and Coronation Street is essential, as is the flexibility to work long hours if required.  A background in continuing drama would be beneficial.
 
If you’re up for the challenge, in a role where no two days are ever the same, apply now!
 
Closing date – Friday 24th August 2012- full details at http://itvjobs.com/

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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

From the look of the comments on here, plenty of people should apply for this job!

Dolly Tubb said...

Me me me!!! *hand waving excitedly in the air*.

I like the sound of 'continuity'... now there's a novel idea!

ChiaGwen said...

Fat Brenda, get your resume in quick!!! You'd be perfect!

Anonymous said...

Sad fact is that a lot of people will be told they're not qualified for the job even if they have a basic history in writing, yet some Uni graduate with a degree in knitting will probably be ushered onto the set and given a pay rise this time next week.

Lol the line about toxic Tracy is so true.

Beth said...

Is this a new job as these requirements within the Corrie office have been missing for years!

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