Series Story Editor – Coronation Street

Competitive - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
30 May 2013
18 Jun 2013
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Series Story Editor – Coronation Street
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

An opportunity to be part of the UK's number one soap!!!

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 the nation’s top soap!

Closing date for applications: 7th June