Lime Pictures, producers of some of the UK’s most successful children’s programming, including Free Rein and Zero Chill for Netflix, Disney’s The Evermoor Chronicles and House of Anubis for Nickelodeon, have an exciting opportunity for a Script Editor, ideally with proven experience in children’s television and/or comedy, to cover a period of maternity leave for 9 months starting in August this year. You could be based out of their London or Liverpool office as they are currently continuing to work remotely due to the pandemic. You will be required to visit the Liverpool office and locations as and when needed, however flexible working requests will be considered.
Reporting into their hugely successful joint Heads of Kids and Family, Angelo Abela and Tim Compton, and working alongside one other in-house Script Editor, you will be responsible for script editing, pitch writing and researching for priority projects in development and production attending key partner scriptwriting/storyboarding and editorial sessions.
You will be an experienced Script Editor who can confidently instruct, inform and engage with external creative stakeholders. You will need a creative and innovative flair and fastidious eye for detail when reviewing and revising pitches. You will regularly brief and update the wider Lime Scripted team on new projects and progress, flagging any potential issues or queries to the team for discussion where appropriate – always coming equipped with creative solutions.
You will regularly investigate, uncover and target writers, ideas, novels and scripts that could be made into a successful drama series by Lime Pictures. A keen awareness of media trends and engagement with the wider cultural landscape is also expected and hugely beneficial to this role and the wider team/mission.
This is an amazing opportunity to work as part of a passionate and hugely successful team and gain experience and coaching from some of the best in Kids’ TV. In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package.
Click HERE to apply, closing date to apply for this position is on 11th June 2021.