Assistant Script Editor – Eastenders

EastEnders is the multi award winning soap broadcast four times a week on BBC ONE. It currently ranks as one of the most watched TV dramas in the UK tackling many controversial and taboo issues previously unseen on television in the UK. Through great writing and attention to detail the show manages to successfully balance gritty realism with high drama and entertainment to keep its millions of dedicated viewers coming back for more, on-screen and on-line, every week.

The Assistant Script Editor reports to the Script Producer in the first instance, and works in close conjunction with Script Editors to provide editorial and continuity support.

Main responsibilities of the role include supporting the script department and advising on all continuity related issues, giving clear and concise notes. You will also provide support to the Script Producer and Senior Script Editor as necessary.

Throughout the production your role will be to ensure that all episodes are checked for continuity and to advise Script Editors accordingly, ensuring the consistent treatment of established characters within storylines and episodes.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of drama with practical experience of television production techniques and an informed interest in drama production specifically. An enthusiasm and interest in popular entertainment, especially EastEnders is essential, as is experience of script reading and writing script reports with an ability to demonstrate sound editorial judgement and sensitivity, both verbally and on paper.

How to apply: click here for the full details and to fill out an application form

Deadline: 14 April 2015

Salary: on application

Source: IdeasTap Jobs Page

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