Closing date: Mon 9th November 2020
We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.
We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.
We have an exciting opportunity available within our Editorial Department at Emmerdale. The role will be based within the Pre Production team who are responsible for the successful and accurate delivery of timed scripts for onward delivery to the Production Teams.
As our Editorial Assistant you will cover all aspects of scripts for the Pre Production of the programme. These will include importing and formatting scripts, writing scene synopses, reading scripts for production continuity, assisting with the timing of scripts, as well as providing a full administration service to the team.
You will join us with a willingness to learn, together with a proactive and adaptable approach when working with different people and shifting priorities.
Some Key Responsibilities:
Prepare all aspects of scripts for the Pre Production of the programme.
Receive all script versions from the writers and process these in Nucleus ensuring consistent formatting.
Work alongside the Script Editors to issue amendments to the cast and crew for blocks that are in production.
Input of script amendments into Nucleus and assist with the publishing of timed shooting scripts.
Liaise with the Print Room to ensure that scripts are sent to print on time and are effectively distributed to all relevant individuals.
Assist with the timing of draft scripts as and when required to do so.
Assist with reading scripts for Compliance and Negative Checking issues and with reading the Shooting Scripts for continuity issues, highlighting any inconsistencies.
Provide administration to the Nucleus script system including creating projects and user accounts, allocating permissions, and updating and maintaining the database.
Provide cover for the team during absence and provide support for the Coronation Street Pre Production team as required.
To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:
Experience working in Television.
Good knowledge of TV production and its processes.
Experience in an administrative role.
Excellent written communication skills.
Demonstrable experience coordinating projects.
Experience in a role where you’ve worked in isolation and had to use your own initiative.
Knowledge of Google Drive- docs, slides, sheets.
Excellent attention to Detail.
If you’re up for the challenge apply now!
Closing date for applications: Monday 9th November 2020
Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 24th November 2020
We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.
We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.
We are proud to be an Albert Accredited Sustainable Production. With environmental sustainability at the core of everything we do both on and off screen an awareness or qualification in carbon literacy would be advantageous. Should you be successful in your application there may be a chance to receive this training.