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Script Producer – Coronation Street

Check the script! This opportunity to work for the world’s longest running soap could be right up your street…

As the success of ITV Studios’ Coronation Street continues, they have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Script Producer to support their Writers, Script Editors and Production Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all of Coronation Street’s ​scripts meet the highest standard, both editorially and in production terms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend and contribute to commissioning conferences, offering notes and solutions on scene breakdowns
  • Read all submitted scripts and offer creative and structural editing notes to the Producer(s) warning of major continuity, technical, schedule and cast issues
  • You’d be required to lead first draft script meetings in line with the Producer(s) notes/comments
  • You will attend all second draft script meetings
  • At all draft stages you will submit detailed creative and structural editing notes, warning of continuity, technical, schedule and cast issues
  • Managing the Script Editing team on a day to day basis you will make sure the team are working at full speed and efficiency, mentor and train and manage all staff leave, and also carry out regular performance meetings

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of managing a department and developing people is essential
  • An excellent knowledge of scripts and processes, preferably on continuing drama is essential
  • The ability to deal with a wide range of personalities, on all levels, adapting style and approach as necessary
  • The ability to work accurately under pressure, in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Due to the nature of the role, absolute confidentiality is required

TO APPLY

  • Follow this link to apply
  • In your application, state that you heard about this vacancy through the Creative Access website