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Writer's Assistant

Full-Time
at
WWE
Stamford, CT
Posted on
May 14, 2020
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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 fromΒ  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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