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Power Rangers Writer Intern

Job details

Organisation
Power Rangers Productions
Closes
25 Sep 2015
Region
Auckland
Work type
Contract, Internships
Work classification
Literature & Publishing, Screen & Sound

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“Power Rangers” is a 30-minute international children’s action show, currently being produced in Glen Eden, Auckland. The Power Rangers Story Department is looking for a writing intern.

This writing experience is very unique. The successful applicant will join an experienced story team working on this fast turn-around television series. The applicant must be prepared to sit around the story table to brainstorm, accept and offer critique, as well as write and re-write scenes on the spur of the moment. The position also has a strong administrative component. 

DETAILS:

  • It will be a freelance independent contract.
  • The contractor must be a New Zealand resident or citizen.
  • Contract Fee:  $800.00 TO $1,000.00 per 5 day week (depending on experience).
  • Hours: This is a full-time 50 hour a week position, Monday to Friday. Occasionally there will be the need to work extra hours, so some flexibility is required.
  • Dates:  Minimum of 3 months, approximately October-December 2015. There is potential for the position to run much longer.
  • Location: Power Rangers’ offices are in Glen Eden, Auckland.
  • Selection Process: A shortlist of applicants will be interviewed. All finalists must write a short scene based on given parameters, as part of the process.

Key skills

This is a wonderful opportunity for an up-and-coming writer. Ideally, Applicants will have some previous writing experience and a good understanding of script writing technique, and software. They will be self-motivated, disciplined, professional, and have a great attitude.

How to apply

 APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE: 

  • A writer’s CV, including:
    • Cover letter – Include details on who you are, why you want to do this, and describe your overall career goals.
    • Details of relevant writing experience.
    • Writing sample – this could be a screenplay, teleplay or short film.

PLEASE NOTE: All Applicants acknowledges and agree that :
a. Power Rangers Productions LTD receives many ideas, scripts and projects for consideration or assessment and it is possible that some of the ideas, scripts and projects already under consideration or submitted after the date of this application may be similar or identical to some or all of the project submissions;
and
b. The Applicant will not hold Power Rangers Productions liable in any way for the use of ideas of a general or generic nature contained in the submission (including, without limitation, any idea, theme, situation, geographic area and/or period in history).

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Power Rangers Productions

11 Sep 2015