Hollyoaks seeking Story Writer

Off the back of their recent Soap Awards success, Hollyoaks is looking to invest further in its story team by hiring a STORY WRITER. More than any other soap, Hollyoaks seeks to challenge its audience with daring and ambitious storytelling that hooks viewers in and has love, friendship and family at the centre of everything.

“We need creatives to help originate the show and come up with the next big-hitting, headline-grabbing storylines. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned storyliner to flex your writing and editorial skills as part of an experienced and passionate team, where job satisfaction and career development are considered a priority.”

Applicants must have experience of storylining or script editing on a continuing drama.

The responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to story talk-through
  • Writing engaging, compelling storylines that conform to the house style and deliver the vision of the Series Producers and Exec Producer
  • Undertaking storyline administration tasks as required
  • Keeping abreast of youth culture and having an awareness of current issues to help generate agenda-setting stories

The salary for the position will be dependent on experience, but will be between £35,000 and £40,000.

How to apply:  Applications can be made through the online job posting.

Deadline:  14 November 2014

Source:  IdeasTap Jobs

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