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Script Supervisor , Emmerdale - 12 Months FTC

Content and Production
240001DC Requisition #

Script Supervisor

  • Emmerdale FTC/Secondment for Internal
  • Leeds, UK
  • Hiring range: £31,233 - £40,564 pa [For more information please email]
  • Closing date:  Wednesday 19th June 2024

Your work matters to millions.
Shaping culture is in the DNA of ITV. So, it’s not surprising that you’ll find us in every home in the UK, our productions are famous all over the world and we’re at the forefront of the digital streaming revolution. 

When you join us, you enter a fun working environment. With opportunities to learn, to grow and make a real difference. Small enough that your impact’s felt in the business, but big enough that your impact reaches millions of people.

Come develop your skills, change TV and the course of your career. Don’t just watch it. Be part of it. Join ITV.

Your impact sends ripples.
The team

Join our dynamic team at Emmerdale, one of the UK's most beloved continuing dramas, as a Script Supervisor and contribute to the  successful and accurate delivery of Emmerdale’s drama production. 

The role

You will be involved in preparing all aspects of scripts for the successful pre-production; production and post-production of the programme. Requirement to deal with cast, directors, editorial team and crew in a professional, diplomatic, supportive manner.

Skills you’ll need (minimum criteria)

  • Minimum 12 months experience as a Script Supervisor in either Continuing Drama or similar.
  • Experience working with cast members confidentially and diplomatically.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines, in a pressurised environment.
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Experience producing continuity notes.
  • You will also have the ability to self-manage your hours during your prep time before working the long production hours during the shooting of your episodes.
  • You will need to possess strong communication skills and have the ability to liaise with cast, directors, editorial team, crew and post production team in a professional, diplomatic and supportive manner
  • Ability to adapt and experience working with different teams i.e. Director/ADs etc.
  • Competent IT Skills including Google Drive, Google docs; Word; Excel. (Training on Nucleus and PDF Expert will be given).

Other things we’re looking for (key criteria)

  • Organisation and time management skills.
  • Communication skills. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Continuing Drama processes.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure or own or within a team.
  • Methodical approach to task completion and problem solving. 
  • Ability to develop the knowledge and skills to work under own initiative and without supervision, including the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • A demonstrable degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion is very important.
  • Reliable, punctual, adaptable and flexible.
  • Full, Manual Driving Licence preferable.

ITV is for everyone.
ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from disabled people. As a Disability Confident Leader, if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you are disabled, we’ll guarantee to take you to the next stage* (minimum criteria above).

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application and selection process as part of our reasonable adjustments. Drop us a line if you require anything at
Find out more about applying with a disability.

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

Because those who make an impact deserve to be rewarded for it.
ITV offers some great rewards and benefits including:

  • Flexible working with a range of options
  • Generous holiday allowance, plus you can buy more
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Save as you earn - with an opportunity to buy ITV shares
  • Wellbeing and volunteering days plus a wide range of opportunities to help you live a balanced and healthy life

More about our benefits 

Please note, on occasion we may receive a very large volume of applications which means applications for a role may close earlier than the referenced closing date. We’d encourage you to apply as soon as possible if interested.

Closing date:  Wednesday 19th June 2024

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