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Manager, Special Events


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

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.


Job Summary

Responsible for event planning and organization/management, logistics oversight, promote value added opportunities, and communications.


Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Build and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners and leverage these relationships to deliver client with an innovative and memorable event

  • Responsible for all logistic coordination

  • Responsible for liaising with clients concurrently to ensure expectations are realized

  • Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts

  • Serve as liaison between the client and all internal/external partners

  • Provide accurate and timely information to clients, vendors, and meeting planners

  • Liaising and negotiating with vendors

  • Obtain permitting when applicable

  • Prepare detailed event reports, along with cost & margin projections

  • Plan and coordinate pre and/or post production meetings to ensure partners are aligned with scope of work / event

  • Work collaboratively with the Special Events team to achieve the department’s, and the company’s financial goals

  • Make sure all details of events are properly planned and executed

  • Ensure working budgets are met when administering Change Orders, further assisting clients with cost details

  • Oversee applicable Change Orders and ensure payment schedules are met

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of all assigned events

  • Work closely with on lot departments (Security, Janitorial, Fire, Hospital, Grips, Set Lighting, etc.)

  • Establish strong relationships with outside vendors to fulfill event needs

  • Accurately track and record event spending while facilitating timely billing

  • Work all hours assigned, including weekends and holidays if necessary


Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ experience in event planning and execution

  • Bachelor’s degree


Additional Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong Event Planning skills

  • Good leadership skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Multi-tasker.

  • Proven success in developing client relationships and managing client expectations

  • Team oriented: proven success working in a team environment, and willing to assist others as needed

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage several projects concurrently

  • Keen understanding of budgeting and financial management

  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, and weekends when needed


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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles