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Storyliner- Coronation Street, 12 Month FTC

Posted: 5 Jan 2021 Closes: 5 Mar 2021
Manchester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/21000101





Closing date: Sunday 17th January 2021


Why you should join us…


We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity. We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.


How would you like to work in the engine room of the world’s longest-running continuing drama? Coronation Street is looking for an experienced storyliner to join the team on a 12 month fixed term contract. You will need to have a keen passion for Corrie, a flair for creative writing and love working in a tight knit team.


This role entails…

We need an experienced storyliner that has excellent writing skills, a keen eye for accuracy and detail and is bursting with new and original ideas.


Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute ideas to story conferences and story talk throughs.

  • Create and structure dynamic and compelling storylines.

  • Work to the Producers brief, implementing and editing storylines to an agreed vision.

  • Liaise with writers/script editors as and when required.

  • Assess research/cast availability and production requirements in accordance with producing storylines.


To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • At least 12 months experience working as storyliner on a continuing drama or broadcast credits as a television writer. 

  • Excellent writing skills and a good eye for spelling and detail.

  • Understanding of character, story and structure.

  • Good knowledge of Coronation Street Storylines.


Find out more about our benefits


We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and  we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... our email is


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