Entertainment One

  • Co-ordinator, Scripted Development

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/6/2018 5:25 AM)
    # of Openings
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

    Entertainment One’s robust network includes MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning
    emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.


    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion (as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

    Position Summary

    This is a support role to the eOne scripted team with all aspects of administration, organisational and operational tasks. This key supporting role requires instinctive organisational skills and adaptability as well as a keen interest in scripted development and all areas of original television content.


    Main Responsibilities

    • Reader management:
      • Manage all readers
      • Send books / manuscripts / scripts to readers swiftly and effectively
      • File and log reports and process invoices in an accurate and timely way
      • Find new readers when needed
    • Manage weekly book reports and new material that is pitched and submitted in to the UK, read and assess some material and give clear feedback
    • Checking that TV rights are available with publishers
    • Sitting in on script meetings and taking notes as required
    • Arrange meetings with producers who are keen to pitch us content to find ways to work with us
    • Develop a good understanding of the scripted UK market in terms of the commissioners and broadcasters, production companies and writing, producing and directing talent
    • Keep up to date with contemporary drama
    • Support scripted Executives from our other hubs in LA, Sydney and Toronto when they are in London and help to set meetings and co-ordinate schedules with the London team


    Administrative Duties:

    • Diary management and travel coordination for markets (MIPTV, MIPCOM, MIA, LA, SERIES MANIA, C21) and research trips
    • Managing and processing personal expenses
    • Input purchase orders and process against budget
    • Organise and send out weekly agendas before weekly meeting
    • Order books, DVDs and other research material and send to writers and producers where needed

    Key Competencies

    • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Excellent command of the English language, particularly spelling and grammar
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills
    • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment
    • Team player
    • Enthusiastic and highly motivated
    • Keen interest in reading and storytelling
    • Keen interest in theatre, cinema and television

    In this role you are also required to:

    • To work in harmony with the organisations vision and values
    • To work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial manner to support and drive income generation
    • To attend and undertake regular supervisions and annual performance appraisals
    • To manage and undertake training / professional development as necessary
    • To work as part of a team, supporting colleagues and communicating effectively with all
    • To encourage and support innovation throughout the organisation
    • To work in the most resource efficient and effective manner
    • To act as an ambassador for the organisation

    We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

    To be considered for this position you must provide evidence that you have the right to work in the United Kingdom