Occupation Profile – Book or Script Editor – (ANZSCO 212212) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleBOOK OR SCRIPT EDITOR
ANZSCO Code212212
Occupations in this Group212211 Author
212212 Book or Script Editor
DescriptionEvaluates manuscripts of books or scripts to determine suitability for publication or production, and edits and supervises material in preparation for publication or for production on film, television, radio or stage.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsDramaturge
Script Coordinator
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-creating and developing ideas and themes for written works, such as novels, plays, musicals, screen productions, educational texts, information texts and multimedia products
-researching subject matter through original and secondary materials, interviews and other media
-planning, organising and writing material
-reviewing and evaluating manuscripts of novels, biographies, short stories, poems, educational texts and other books, and ensuring coherence of style and development of theme, plot and characterisation
-advising publishers about potential of works for publication and conditions of publication contract
-negotiating publication details such as royalties, publication dates and numbers of copies to be printed
-reviewing and assessing stories and other material for film, television, radio and stage productions
-directing the preparation of scripts to be read by announcers to introduce and connect parts of musicals, news, sports and special events programs
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations212211 Author
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)