Researcher Development

Sydney, Australia
17 Apr, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2017

We are seeking Researchers to join our development team for the purpose of undertaking archive, character and story research – initially on a short-term contract, with longer term potential, dependent upon ability and demand. 

Electric Pictures produces quality documentaries across a range of genres for Australian and international television broadcasters.

These positions may be full-time or part-time (to be negotiated) and preferably based at the Electric Pictures office in Fremantle – although consideration will be given to experienced individuals working from home and/or out-of-state. 
The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following: 
Proven ability and experience (or at least an active interest) in archive research
The ability to respond accurately and clearly to a brief, and work in accordance with tight deadlines
Confident and articulate verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interviewing skills
Strong research, analysis and organisational skills (experience in a similar role an advantage)
An interest in history and science
A demonstrable ability to generate ideas suitable for factual television, and to write them up in a timely and capable manner
The ability to take direction from senior members of the Development team, and Executive Producer(s)
Internet savvy and competent with both MS Word and Excel.

Applications close Friday 7th April 2017.

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