CURRENT VACANCIES

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Development Intern

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Wise Owl Films is a new, Leeds-based, factual indie run by a team of award-winning programme makers. We are looking for a Development Intern to support us in the growth of our new company.

We have produced programmes with - and about - some of the best loved names in popular culture – from Peter Kay to David Walliams, Elvis Presley to Elton John and make TV shows embracing social history, popular culture and untold stories - from the everyday to the extraordinary.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone beginning their career in TV to work as part of a fresh and forward thinking company. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic team player with a good sense of humour and a love of factual programmes. This is a very varied job and will provide the role holder with an abundance of TV production experience and transferable skills. Candidates will be confident in carrying out research, have some experience in shooting on FS7 or C300 and ideally be able to edit. Other tasks will include assisting with development related tasks, producing presentations by using PowerPoint and Photoshop and assisting in general day-to-day office duties.

N.B - A full clean driving licence is essential for this role

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Wise Owl Films is a Lime Pictures label

Interested applicants should apply by sending a covering letter and CV to recruitment@limepictures.com by 19th December 2018

Location:            Leeds (LS3)

Contract:            Full time, 6 months fixed term

Salary:               £15,064

Storyliner - Hollyoaks

Lime Pictures is the home of the UK’s most talked about television. From cutting edge formats to multi award winning long running drama, we are at the forefront of today’s popular culture. We now have a brilliant opportunity for a Storyliner to work on our ground breaking drama, Hollyoaks.

This is an exciting chance to work with some incredibly talented and creative minds to produce storylines that grab and hold the attention of our audience. This role requires someone with a very varied skill base, you must be imaginative and passionate as well as being highly organised and confident communicating at all levels.

You’ll already be working in an editorial team on a continuing drama and have experience of story, scripts or research and you will have the following essential skills:

  • A brilliant instinct for the balance of comedy, high drama and heart-breaking human stories that define the show.
  • An excellent grasp of script structure and story, both within episodes and longer narrative arcs
  • The ability to work calmly to tight deadlines and to maintain high standards within the demanding environment of high-volume drama, which requires rock-solid organisational and time   management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a high-level of creativity and the confidence to contribute to story talk-throughs in an inspiring and meaningful way.
  • An interest in keeping abreast of youth culture, and an awareness of current issues to help generate agenda-setting stories.
  • Excellent written English, with the ability to write an exciting and engaging storyline to the house style.
  • A good awareness of the production elements of making drama for television

 

Contract:        12 month fixed term

Location:        Liverpool

Applications for this role should be submitted by Friday, 4th January 2019.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment centre which will take place on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019.

Publicity Manager

Lime Pictures is the home of the UK’s most talked about television. From cutting edge formats to multi award winning long running drama, we are at the forefront of today’s popular culture. We now have a rare opportunity for a Publicity Manager to work on our ground breaking drama, Hollyoaks.

This is an amazing chance to work alongside our passionate and driven Publicity and Digital team, supporting the Senior Publicity and Digital Manager in devising and implementing a communications strategy for the programme, its storylines and talent across multiple platforms. You will need to be confident and resilient, being on the front line of media enquiries and regularly acting as the Hollyoaks spokesperson, sometimes dealing with contentious issues. You’ll often be involved in press events and appearances alongside cast so you’ll need to be prepared for a flexible and busy schedule.

You will already be working as a Publicist or Account Manager and ready for a new challenge in an exciting industry. To succeed in this role you will:

  • Have strong media contacts and good relationships with key press
  • Be proactive and show initiative while working collaboratively with the Publicity and Digital team
  • Have an awareness of the media and TV landscape and a broad understanding of the industry and news agenda as well as experience of using or working on content for social media
  • Be a problem solver with a can do and results-oriented approach
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, passionate and sometimes pressurised environment

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Interested applicants should apply by sending a covering letter and CV to recruitment@limepictures.com by 4th January 2019

Location:          Liverpool

Contract:          Full time, 12 months fixed term

Development Assistant / PA to Head of Non - Scripted

Lime is the home of the UK’s most talked about television – from cutting-edge formats to multi award winning, long-running drama. Lime is at the forefront of today’s popular culture – we produce a wide range of original scripted and non-scripted programming, including such hits as TOWIE, Geordie Shore and Celebs Go Dating. We are now looking for a Development Assistant/ PA to the Head of Non-Scripted to support us in the growth of new content over an exciting and busy period.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone with a passion for TV, ideally with some production or development experience, who is looking to grow within a creative team that is leading the way in the field of unscripted TV. The office is very fast-paced, so you will have a can-do attitude, the ability to work to tight deadlines while managing multiple tasks and demonstrating the utmost confidentiality. This is a very varied job that will provide you with an abundance of TV production/ development experience and transferable skills.

Most importantly, you will provide first rate assistance to the Head of Non-Scripted ensuring they are fully supported day to day by managing calendars, scheduling meetings, facilitating conference calls, greeting visitors etc. and keeping them on schedule throughout the day. It is therefore essential that you have at least a year’s assistant experience supporting a Head of Department or equivalent.

You will also have the unrivalled opportunity to support development related tasks including coordinating pitch ideas and helping to create pitch documents. You will be confident in carrying out research and have some experience of drafting and proofing documents to a high standard.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Interested applicants should apply by sending a covering letter and CV to recruitment@limepictures.com by 4th January 2019

 

Location:          London

Contract:          Full time, 12 months fixed term

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.