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Writers Assistant


Writers Assistant

• Emerging Level


Primary role is to provide support for the writing staff.

Category Assistant  Writers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 22, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description
  • A high degree of confidentiality and discretion are expected in regards to all matters and documents. 
  • Primary role is to provide support for the writing staff.
  • Assist in copying and distributing scripts and rundowns.
  • Answering phones and taking messages during staff writing sessions and studio rehearsals.
  • Conduct online research relevant to sketches and material being written for the show.
  • Identify and flag potential script issues for music clearance and the legal department.
  • Keeping up with changes as scripts are rewritten throughout the week.
  • Assist in managing a small team of production interns.
  • Coordinate and organize writer’s rooms.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
Basic Requirements
  • Minimum 1 year of prior assistant or internship experience in TV or features (preferably at a studio or network) supporting high level employees.
  • Minimum 1 year experience using Microsoft Office (Final Draft, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher required.
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends and be flexible with hours.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Desired Characteristics:      
  • Someone that's a team player with strong work ethic.
  • Should possess excellent written and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter.
  • Professional business manner.
  • Comfort working with all levels of management and talent.
  • Seeking a very detail-oriented person with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ideal candidate works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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