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Production Assistant for Paramount in New York



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Job Position(s): Production Assistant
Project Type: Projects
Job Date: Ongoing
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union

Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, its portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry’s most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, Paramount provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Production Assistant, Curation Support

Paramount+ Streaming, Paramount+ International Curation

Paramount+ is a global digital subscription video streaming service from ViacomCBS that features a mountain of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including SHOWTIME, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel, in addition to a robust offering of premier local content. The service is currently available in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Nordics and Australia. By the end of 2021, ViacomCBS will have launched Paramount+ in 25 markets, ramping up to 45 markets by 2022.

Overview and Responsibilities

The curation support team is dedicated to designing, implementing and managing the department’s workflows and processes. The production assistant helps accomplish this task by using tracking and ticketing software, and works with editorial, design and production teams to keep daily and long-term projects on track. In addition to day-to-day tasks, this role helps produce accurate reports for various projects. The production assistant also makes sure tickets are submitted correctly, cross-checking against programming updates, using data to inform project timelines and staffing, and onboarding new staff.

This role requires organizing, processing and prioritizing a large volume of requests. The production assistant is highly organized, takes initiative, works collaboratively and manages deadlines.

While this is generally a daytime job, we occasionally need coverage for evenings, weekends and holidays.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Capable of problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Digital media experience a plus
  • Knowledge of JIRA a plus
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree Preferred

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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