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  Writer's Assistant
 
Employer: World Wrestling Entertainment Job Posted: 2/6/2020
Location: Stamford, CT Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

The Writer's Assistant will support the Creative Writing team in all aspects of the writing process.


Key Responsibilities:

At all time, pay close attention to detail
Take detailed and accurate meeting notes
Listen, follow directions and execute said directions in a timely manner
Participate and Take Notes in high level creative meetings with the Chairman of the Company, SVP and Lead Writers of the Creative Writing Team.
Distribute notes from all meetings to necessary departments to ensure communication amongst all departments
Take Initiative and communicate clearly and concisely with all Lead Writers, Writers, and other departments
Type and distribute scripts, promos, formats, etc.
Perform clerical tasks such as transcribing, copying, and printing documents
Coordinate with other departments within the company (Props, Talent Travel, Etc.) to ensure all necessary Production Elements are properly secured for all WWE TV Shows (RAW, SmackDown LIVE, etc.)
Anticipate the needs of the department and plan ahead to assure efficient departmental functioning
Assist writers with the execution of Backstage and In-Ring Segments at WWE TV Shows, and serve as a Runner, coordinating talent, props, and other necessary items for the scenes
Assist with directing and producing taped and live vignettes and promos
Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned/needed


Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 year TV Writing and/or Production experience preferred, but is not necessary
Strong WWE product knowledge
Strong note taking skills
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both verbal and written)
Time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
Strong work ethic and a flexible schedule that allows for long hours and traveling as needed
Detail-oriented, organized, and proactive
Dependable, motivated, and eager to learn and assist in the execution of Live Scripted Television
Clean driver's license and vehicle to be used for business as needed
Willing and able to travel for business extensively on a regular basis (approximately 70% to 100%)
Within reasonable commuting distance from the NY Metro/Stamford, CT area or be willing and able to relocate there
Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and fast typing skills
BA/BS degree in Film/TV/Drama, Media Studies, Journalism, Communications, English, or related field of study, is preferred, but not necessary


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