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11/17

Screenwriter

Burbank, CA

Film (Short)

Starts Nov 29

Full Time

  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location (or willing to work as a local).
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Do you have at least 3 years of experience as a Script Writer, or a similar senior level role within film production?

ABOUT DHAR MANN STUDIOS:
Dhar Mann Studios is a video production company aimed at creating positive content for the social media generation. These short, motivational videos focused on life, business, and relationships receive over 1 Billion views monthly and have garnered over 21 Billion views on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. The team is led by Dhar Mann, a mission-driven entrepreneur with a global audience of over 51 Million social media followers and currently the highest viewed inspirational content creator in the world. These compelling stories depict real life situations shown by actors that teach important life lessons, inspired by Dhar's personal experience of success and failure. The company is driven by one founding principle: We’re not just telling stories, we’re changing lives.

BIG PICTURE:
We are looking for a Script Writer to write short motivational video scripts. This person is someone who can come up with creative ideas, write dialogue, create characters, and develop storylines that teach important lessons for all demographics. This individual will be able to lead a team with new ideas and concepts while writing in a very niche style that follows a certain formula. Each video is around 8-20 minutes of length, involves 2-25 actors, in-house locations, and is intended for social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube and IGTV. Our Script Writer should be skilled in the intricacies of storytelling with a strong passion for collaboration. Since we are a mission-led company and all of the content we create inspires people, the right candidate will find the long hours to be exciting and highly satisfying!

HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME:
Developing ideas that are relatable and teach valuable lessons to our community by researching and analyzing trends, pop culture, viral content
Collaborating with various teams to make sure scripts have a strong moral, resonate with the target audience, and have minimal production complexities
Analyzing the performance of videos while making necessary adjustments to continuously improve scripts
Coming up with 5-10 new ideas a week and write 2-4 scripts each week that are around 10 pages long
Assigning, scheduling, and monitoring all scripts, anticipating various needs, and maintaining the organization of all files
Demonstrating creative thought leadership, keeping ahead of trends, and providing proactive inspiration and recommendations
Understanding story structure and following best screenwriting practices

WHAT YOU HAVE:
3+ years experience as a Script Writer, or a similar senior level role within film production
Strong writing talent, as well as creativity, patience, self-motivation, and an understanding of the filmmaking process
Ability to write for a wide range of audiences, including younger age range
Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a constantly changing and fast paced environment
Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to to collaborate with multiple departments
Ability to work after hours and on weekends and come up with solutions when emergencies arise.

WHO OVERSEES YOU:
You will report directly to the Ideas and Scripts Senior Manager

WHO YOU OVERSEE:
Currently, Scripts Associate does not oversee anyone

WHERE IT ALL GOES DOWN:
This is a remote role that can be worked at from a home office space

WHEN THE MAGIC HAPPENS:
This is a Consultant role on a per script basis

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US:
We've kept our hiring bar really high - you will work with the best
Our content is growing quickly, so you'll get the opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and grow a ton personally!

WHEN WE’LL TALK ABOUT HOW AWESOME YOU ARE:
No formal cover letters, please. Instead include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you’d be a good fit for this particular position.
Provide links to projects you’ve worked on
Attach a resume

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