Writer

WWE - Stamford, CT3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $61,000 a year
EducationSkills
**THE WWE CREATIVE TEAM IS CURRENTLY STAFFING JUNIOR TO SENIOR LEVEL WRITING POSITIONS**
WWE develops and produces the longest running weekly episodic television show in history. With 52 weeks of original programming combining action, adventure, comedy, horror, drama and reality, the creative team’s goal is to provide compelling stories portrayed by the world’s most charismatic, diverse, larger-than-life characters on or off television.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop clearly defined yet emotionally complex characters for a diverse group of WWE Superstars
Script descriptive, thought-provoking, edgy, creative storylines for Monday Night RAW , SmackDown LIVE as well as select programming on the WWE Network
Collaborate with a team of road and home-based writers to create compelling Monday Night RAW and Smackdown LIVE stories that capture a global audience fitting multiple demographics
Provide punch-up for specific scripted segments as well as review the totality of entire episodes for continuity and flow
Incorporate consumer insights and social media to deliver impactful storylines that are consistent with the WWE brand and each talent’s skills and history

Qualifications:
Minimum of five years professional writing for TV, film or social media
Professional TV staff experience in drama and comedy a plus
Writing and directing reality television a plus
Experience in all aspects of live TV production a plus
Plugged into pop culture
Work closely and effectively with Talent, Writers, and Producers
Strong understanding of WWE's audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus but not required
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or industry experience in lieu of degree
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