Here’s What WWE Is Looking For In New Writers

3 weeks ago by Sanchez Taylor

Here’s What WWE Is Looking For In New Writers WWE

WWE has shared a new job listing, revealing that the company is looking to hire an individual to fill the role of ‘Writer/Producer’.

WWE creative has received an overhaul over the last few months, with Triple H taking over as the Chief Content Officer following Vince McMahon’s departure in July.

The company is now looking to hire for its creative department. Per the new job listing, the responsibilities of the new ‘Writer/Producer’ will include:

– Develop clearly defined, yet emotionally sophisticated, characters for a diverse group of WWE Talent.

– Script descriptive, thought-provoking, captivating, and creative storylines for RAW, SmackDown, and select programming on the WWE Network

– Collaborate with a team of writers to build compelling stories that capture a global audience fitting multiple demographics

– Provide punch-up for specific scripted segments as well as review the totality of entire episodes for continuity and flow

– Incorporate consumer insights and social media to deliver impactful storylines that are consistent with the WWE brand and each Talent’s skills and history

– Weekly travel to our shows (RAW or Smackdown) & rotating travel to PPV’s (Pay-Per-View’s)

– Attend and contribute in creative writing team meetings every week at our Stamford, CT HQ

WWE is currently looking to bring on an experienced name, with the ideal candidate having over five years of TV, film or social media experience.

WWE listed the following for required qualifications:

– 5+ years of writing for TV, film or social media

– Producing and Directing experience a plus

– Professional TV staff experience in drama and comedy a plus

– Experience in Live TV production a plus

– Plugged into social media trends

– Previous experience working with On-Screen Talent, Creative Writers, and Producers

– Understanding of WWE’s audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus but not required

– BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or validated experience in lieu of a degree

Triple H has been overseeing creative for almost four months now, following Vince McMahon’s departure.

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