WWE is getting NXT ready for their weekly USA Network show, but they need more people to help out.
The company is now listing open writing positions explicitly for “NXT Writers.” These people need to have a good amount of experience and knowledge of the product. You can check out the responsibilities and needed qualifications below.
Develop clearly defined yet emotionally complex characters for a diverse group of NXT Superstars
Script descriptive, thought-provoking, edgy, creative storylines for NXT Superstars
Collaborate with a team of road and home-based writers to create 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 brand and each talent’s skills and history
Minimum of five years professional writing for TV, film or social media
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
Plugged into pop culture
Work closely and effectively with Talent, Writers, Producers & Performance Center Coaches
Strong understanding of WWE’s audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus but not required
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or industry experience in lieu of degree
If you’re interested in applying for this position you can check out the link here.
NXT will need people backstage to help them put together their weekly stories. Let’s just see if they end up hiring one of our awesome readers. Good luck, my friends.