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Manager, Screen Credits Administration, Paramount

9622

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Legal
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with the entertainment industry’s biggest filmmakers and brightest stars 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 A Quiet Place and Rocketman have further elevated Paramount’s film legacy. On the small screen, Paramount Television Studios’ Defending Jacob, 13 Reasons Why, The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Made for Love and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan 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.

 

We are looking to add a Manager, Screen Credits Administration to our Paramount Credit Administration department! We are seeking a competent candidate with experience in the preparation of theatrical/streaming screen credits and review of advertising & publicity materials. Qualified applicants must be extremely meticulous and willing to work in a fast-paced team setting. You must also have strong communication skills and be able to effectively and professionally collaborate with all levels of studio management, outside production personnel and associated guilds.


Overview and responsibilities: 
•    Prepare main title and paid advertising memos for studio-produced films intended for both theatrical and streaming releases.
•    Assemble and review the production’s end title credits for contractual and guild requirements.
•    Review screen credits for co-financed pictures and acquisitions to assure compliance with guild requirements and studio policies.
•    Provide marketing teams with contractual and guild-mandated credit requirements.
•    Review and approve marketing materials, publicity notes, press releases and award advertisements relating to studio-produced, co-financed and acquired Pictures.
•    Obtain good faith writing credits from studio executives and coordinate the final determination of writing credits with the Writers Guild of America.
•    Work directly with the Motion Picture Association, the Producers Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America to obtain necessary ratings, waivers and approvals for each Picture.
•    Closely liaise with production and studio executives for credit requests, while adhering to guild rules and company policies.
•    Update the department’s credit templates with current studio policies, labor requirements and industry trends.


Basic Qualifications:
•    Minimum 3-5+ years of credits experience at a motion picture studio or major production company


Additional Qualifications:
•    BA/BS Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
•    Thorough knowledge and experience with screen credit rules, procedures and trends is required
•    Able to effectively work with studio and production personnel of all management levels
•    Able to handle numerous projects simultaneously under limited supervision
•    Meticulous proofreading skills and keen attention to detail are a must
•    Must be well-organized and maintain thorough work files
•    Able to work proactively and reliably in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines
•    Must be an analytical thinker and a skilled problem solver
•    Ability to function cohesively in a team setting
•    Due to exposure of confidential information, a high level of discretion in dealing with professionals inside and outside the company is imperative
 

 

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. 

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, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles