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Manager of Events

7184

Burbank, CA, US, 91505

Communications/PR
Burbank
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium 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 BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

 

Overview & Responsibilities:

The Paramount+ team is seeking a Manager of Events. Under the leadership of the Director of Events, the Manager of Events will help to define and execute the Paramount+ events and special projects strategy.

 

The Manager will work collaboratively with the Paramount+ Publicity team, ViacomCBS brand groups and other internal teams to develop events, mailers, and special projects for upcoming and current Paramount+ series and films. The scope of work includes a wide range of responsibilities encompassing project ideation, development, execution and close-out. Come join the team!

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ideate with the Director of Events and the publicity team to develop event and mailer campaigns supporting series and films.
  • Manage the execution of multiple types of events, including traditional in-person, drive-in, hybrid, virtual, junket, panel presentation, convention, and internal events.
  • Communicate and apply feedback from key contacts both within the ViacomCBS family and from external production partners.
  • Manage the creative development and execution of press mailers and special gifting projects, crafted to serve a variety of demographics.
  • Build and maintain all project tracking documents such as budgets, workback schedules, run of show, talent & executive communications, inventories, invite and attendee lists, COVID safety documents, etc.
  • Work with marketing and EICs to handle creative assets and develop event materials that reinforce the overall strategy and brand objectives.
  • Manage all vendors hired, and facilitate their contract and payments with legal and accounting.
  • Oversee vendor production details including creative development, permitting, fabrication, engineering, staging, security, live broadcast technology, projection, internet, catering, lighting, audio, entertainment, transportation, staffing, graphics, premiums, guest communication, seating plans, rentals, flooring, decor, photo capture, and travel or hotel accommodations.
  • Lead invitation and RSVP process for events and draft guest communication.
  • Assist on content creation with the internal Paramount+ video team.
  • Liaise with the content security team on deliverables and anti-piracy measures.
  • Work with ViacomCBS Covid-19 compliance team to determine safety plans.
  • Attend and lead all aspects of events onsite when applicable
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, continually maintaining a robust network of vendors, venues, and event production firms.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5-7 years in event management and event production is required, preferably with television or entertainment industry
  • Have an established network of venues, vendors, and event industry contacts in Los Angeles and New York
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Some weekend and after-hours work required depending on project dates

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experiential marketing event agency experience preferred
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Passion for developing events and experiences to a variety of demographics
  • Self-starting work ethic, attention to detail and thorough organizational skills
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of each project and see projects through in their entirety
  • Team-oriented, collaborative, and flexible to work with various business groups across the company
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Refined taste level and premium standard of production

 

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

 

 

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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.

 

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ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles