The WWE Network Needs Writers

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Yeppers, we’re talking about that whole WWE wrestling thing. Here’s the drill:

WWE develops and produces the last of the great variety shows on television, combining all the elements of entertainment: sitcom, talk show, soap opera, action-adventure, and drama. With 52 weeks of original programming, without an off-season or re-runs, it is quite a creative challenge to keep characters and story lines interesting and compelling. That’s where you come in!

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement creative storylines for broadcast and the WWE Network
  • Collaborate with a team of home-based writers to build compelling RAW/ SD stories that capture the audience and generate buzz
  • Consistently improve and refine storylines
  • Use 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 of TV/Film writing and production experience
  • 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
  • Highly creative (a prolific idea generator)
  • Plugged into pop culture
  • Able to work closely and effectively with Talent, Writers, and Producers throughout the creative process
  • Strong understanding of WWE’s audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus
  • Must live in New York City/Stamford, CT area OR be willing and able to relocate there
  • Strong knowledge of WWE shows, talent, and storylines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible travel schedule (extensive travel required)
  • BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or industry experience in lieu of degree

Oh, did we mention that the job, for which you might have to relocate, is billed as “temp,” although there’s no info on how temp?

Who knew that a wrestling network would be so much like real life?

It you’re interested in applying, CLICK HERE