Thursday, 23 May 2013

ITV Job Vacancy: Series Story Editor on Coronation Street

This just in from ITV Jobs.

An opportunity to be part of one of the UK’s top soaps!

As the success of Coronation Street continues to grow, we are looking for a Series Story Editor to join our busy hard working team ensuring that every single one of our episodes is top quality entertainment.

Taking the lead within the storyline team, you will be responsible for developing and producing Coronation Street Storylines and liaising with the Assistant Producer and Series Script Editor to ensure creative coherence between story and script departments.

As our Series Story Editor we will look to you to ensure that storylines take full account of all the implications of the Coronation Street production process, attend story conferences and work closely with the Series Producer and Assistant Producer in steering discussions.

You will prepare, supervise and edit the storyline documents, where necessary working alongside the Series Producer and Assistant Producer, and to ensure that storyline documents are completed and delivered to agreed deadlines.

In this busy and varied role, you will attend Director Meetings, seek out and assess new storyline writers if necessary and carry out personal and development Reviews, ensuring staff are supported and developed effectively.

The successful person will join us with previous experience of storylining/storytelling on an ongoing drama. You will have previous experience of managing and mentoring creative teams and proven experience of creativity and developing original ideas. Experience of script reading/editing an advantage. This role may facilitate long and unsocial working hours.

This is an excellent opportunity to shine on one of the nation’s top soaps!


Closing date for applications: 31st May 2013

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3 comments:

Mrs H said...

They certainly need a new story editor as storylines have been week & dragged on far too long...tedious

Bezza said...

Good photocopier or scanner required to recycle old storylines

Anonymous said...

Much as I would hate to lose any of our wonderful bloggers,have any of you considered applying? if anyone can turn Corrie back to its former glory, it's you lot!

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