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Coordinator, Multicultural Publicity

5240

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Marketing
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Founded in 1912,  Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history,  including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard,  The Godfather,  Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off,  and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek,  Transformers,  and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar,  Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why,  The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood,  a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement,  Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS,  which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV,  Nickelodeon,  Comedy Central,  BET and other media networks.

 

This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Multicultural Marketing & Publicity. He/ She/ They will be a super fan and consumer of culture  -- what and who are in the zeitgeist for multiculturalism including Black, Hispanic, and Asian American Pacific Islander communities. You are excited about storytelling and amplifying Paramount Pictures’ films to multicultural audiences to communities of color in a holistic and authentic way. You are creative, proactive, thoughtful and strategic plus willing to learn and grow.  

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Answering phones
  • Email correspondence
  • Managing calendar including scheduling & coordinating meetings
  • Book travel where needed 
  • Administer and track financial commitments and expense tracking
  • Read and break down film scripts and suggest partner viability and suggestions to senior team  members
  • Participate in team brainstorms and manage/distribute notes post meeting
  • Liaises with the Multicultural marketing, targeted marketing and field teams
  • Writes, maintains and updates multicultural talking points, one pagers, preview documents, and distribution lists (i.e. breaks/tune-ins, reviews/reactions) for all titles
  • Maintains all internal team documents -  gathering and inputting campaign updates to calendars, timelines, status reports, etc where needed
  •  Relevant research duties as determined by the SVP including web/social media research about talent/filmmaker media coverage, competitive releases, industry trends, etc.
  • Manages invoices, PO’s, and billing inquiries from publicity-related vendors who work with SVP travel and finance to maintain budgets.
  • Covers press screenings, press days, junkets, premieres, and other film-related events; handles film talent/filmmakers on-site at press days, junkets, premieres, interviews, and appearances, conventions (i.e. CinemaCon, Comic-Con, WonderCon, etc.), award shows, film festivals, and other publicity events. 
  • Compiles and distributes national and online reviews to internal and external lists
  • Be knowledgeable of multicultural print, broadcast, and online outlets and writers/hosts across the country.  Demonstrates a strong interest in multicultural press, media and celebrity trends and consumes them across various platforms; stays up-to-date on relevant industry-related news and coverage of Paramount films, talent and filmmakers.
  • Additional project management as may be required on case by case assignment basis

 

 

 

 Basic Qualifications 

 

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years of related assistant experience 

 

Additional Qualifications 

 

  • Highly Proficient with MS software including Word, Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Ability to multitask and deliver under tight deadlines in a calm manner
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with staff, other administrators, internal and external customers and senior management
  • Must be organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple high priorities and have the ability to appropriately prioritize work and proactively anticipate and manage time efficiently
     

 

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. 

 

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.viacomcbs.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. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles