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Commentary Writer

Aliases: Writer

Industry/Sector(s): Media and Entertainment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Commentary Writer is expected to perform include: 
  • Writing commentary to describe visuals of motion picture
  • Studying general background of material to be commented upon
  • Reading script and seeing film to understand theme
  • Writing commentary to interpret or describe each event
  • Using literary acumen to make commentary more meaningful
  • Infusing emotional effect in writing to suit mood and tempo of visual

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team 
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
  • Work from home option maybe available

 

Working hours
  • Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company 
  • Shift system maybe available
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

 

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum – Preferably Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or related field required

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Proficient in using online methods of communications such as social media, data visualization, web and video
  • Proficient in writing and/or editing commentary 
  • Ability to contribute written content in a number of formats and media options

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 4

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Degree or Diploma institutes in English and Communications all across India

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • For candidates with up to 2 years’ experience - ?  to ?  per month
  • For candidates with 2 to 5 years’ experience – ?  to ?  per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years’ experience – ?  to ?  per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Previous relevant work experience   

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 7
  • Media and entertainment companies, colleges and institutes across India
  • Self-employed
 

 

KEYWORDS 

Writer

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152642.0400Commentary Writer
ISCO 20082642 Journalists
NIC 200890009; 90004Other creative arts and and entertainment activities; Activities of individual writers, for all subjects including fictional writing, technical writing etc.
QP ReferenceNANA
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