Part-Time Reader (LA Preferred, CA required)

Los Angeles /
Reading /
Part-time / Remote
We’re looking for enthusiastic, well-written, fast screenplay readers who love helping aspiring and professional writers. This role is perfect for someone looking for part-time, flexible work (between 15 and 25 hours per week). LA-based candidates are preferred, but candidates must be in California.

If you love reading scripts and want to have an impact on which scripts are elevated in the industry, this is a great position for you.

The ideal candidate...

    • Loves reading and analyzing screenplays
    • Passionate about supporting and helping all writers (from experienced to brand new)
    • Is detail-oriented, well written, and able to organize their thoughts and ideas
    • Holds strong and well-thought opinions on movies, novels, and art and can articulate those opinions.
    • Has industry experience reading for an agency, management company, production company, or studio
    • Desires to improve operations for efficiency and top results
    • An excellent communicator

Expectations:

    • Must have at least two years of professional script feedback experience with a reputable company
    • Quickly and efficiently read and analyze screenplays
    • Highlight communication improvements to help encourage a more uniform read from all readers
    • Highlight writers and projects to be promoted to managers, agents, producers, and showrunners
    • Write short promotional material (like bios or brief synopses) about why a writer or script stands out

Measurable Results

    • 100% on-time rate for writer-facing feedback
    • 90% positive feedback from writers
    • Read TV Script (~60 pages) in 40 - 45 mins
    • Read TV Script (~60 pages) and write 800 words of notes in 80 - 95 minutes
    • Read Feature Script (~100 pages) in 60 - 70 minutes
    • Read Feature Script (~100 pages) and write 1,400 words of notes in 145 - 160 minutes

    • Please note: part of the interview process will require 1-2 assignments testing the speed and quality of your notes.
Compensation
Based on experience with bonuses available on a script-by-script basis for quality and efficiency.

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We love writers.  We love challenges.  And we love guiding people to success.

Every week our team celebrates two things:
[a] new writers we’ve helped sign and staff, and
[b] teammates who have gone above and beyond to improve the team, our products, and the lives of our customers.

Industry Arts guides writers to become their best creative selves while building meaningful connections for them in the industry.  We do this by being the data center for the writing industry and by partnering with top competitions, fellowships, and coverage.  At our heart, we see ourselves as good stewards of aspiring writers as they determine their next step forward in their craft & career.

About the Team

We are a high caliber team with a passion for growth, and a deep care for our customers.

As a team, we routinely collaborate and iterate on strategies with a focus on results.  Three core values keep us aligned: trust, curiosity, and impact.  We foster a culture of constant learning and improvement where teammates work together to accomplish user-focused initiatives.

At Industry Arts, we know that storytelling thrives in a diverse and inclusive atmosphere. Not only are we dedicated to fostering that atmosphere for writers, we are also actively building a community of professionals working toward a more equitable and inclusive industry.

Industry Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Where You'll Work

We are a worldwide, remote company allowing you to work from home.