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Communications Specialist

9020

New York, NY, US, 10036

Communications/PR
New York
Full-Time

Paramount Global (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, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

Overview
Paramount Tech is hiring a Communications Specialist with a passion for technical communications and an instinct of what goes into delivering a successful message. Reporting to the Manager of Tech Change Management, the Communications Lead will assist with communication and adoption campaigns as an integral part of the Change Management team. As one of the core functional areas of the End User Technologies & Experience organization, the Change Management team works closely with the Product/UX/Operations and Engineering & Dev Ops teams to communicate on and raise awareness of internal technology initiatives Paramount employees.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Developing and implementing communication strategies for concurrent IT initiatives.
  • Gathering requirements to create, own, and see a communication campaign through to completion.
  • Supporting the team in maintaining the use of clear messaging with an employee-first approach in mind while using industry-leading communication practices.
  • Drafting and formatting emails, posts, and documentation related to technical initiatives, aiming to improve user engagement and limit confusion.
  • Designing and creating graphics for various communication needs.
  • Performing data analysis on communications to iterate and improve engagement.
  • Contributing to the brainstorming and planning of technical initiatives related to OS/app updates, migrations, and rollouts by advocating for end users.
  • Maintaining a communications calendar to provide at-a-glance visibility into various campaigns.
  • Assisting with monitoring and managing the Tech Communications/Collaboration mailboxes for user inquiries, ensuring timely and accurate responses.
  • Training end users on various collaboration tools.
  • Collaborating with peers to develop cross-organizational relationships and promoting inclusion of communications as a critical project component.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ Years of Communications Experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented with an eye for design and aesthetics
  • Comfortable using multiple collaboration platforms (Office 365, Slack, Zoom, etc).
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and adapt as necessary.
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.


Additional Qualifications

  • Experience working in an IT environment on Enterprise software initiatives.
  • An understanding of communication within a large, enterprise organization.
  • Familiar with formatting Outlook emails and Slack communications

 

 

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. 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 the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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