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Mgr Preservation


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

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.


Job Summary  

The Preservation Manager is responsible for ensuring that Paramount’s film, audio and digital assets are protected, preserved, documented and as accessible as possible to Paramount business units.
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
⦁    Oversee all aspects of preservation of a title:  
       ⦁    Historical and technical research to ensure accuracy and appropriate context of work
       ⦁    Inspection of all available picture and sound materials
       ⦁    Coordination with labs and institutional partners
       ⦁    Photochemical and/or digital replication
       ⦁    Ensure vendor conformance to Paramount workflow and standards
       ⦁    Compile and assemble all necessary documentation
       ⦁    Ensure accurate ingest of preservation materials into relevant physical and digital asset    management systems
       ⦁    Financial tracking and reporting
⦁    Work closely with Archive and Tech Ops teams, ensure preservation deliverables are validated within current and future systems and workflows; maintain close working relationships with relevant team members to ensure deliverables are up-to-date with changing requirements ead on Film Restorations and titles that require talent involvement
⦁    Assist with overflow work within Asset Management group, as needed
⦁    Provide client-focused responses to queries about Paramount feature films and Paramount film history
⦁    Provide Preservation-related expertise to all branches of the Archives and Tech Ops teams
⦁    Refer internal and external inquiries as appropriate to SVP of Archives, Legal Departments, Tech Ops or other relevant Paramount area
⦁    Provide general support for the Archive 




Basic Qualifications: 
⦁    Minimum 3 years experience working archives, mastering and/or post production operations at either:
⦁    Studio 
⦁    Feature or Television Productions 
⦁    Post Production Facility
⦁    Working knowledge of various 35mm and 16mm picture and audio assets
⦁    Knowledge of history of film picture and audio technology and processes!
⦁    Understanding of digital assets and workflows




Additional Qualifications:

⦁    Superior communication skills
⦁    Background in technology such as high resolution scanning, digital audio and databases
⦁    Self-motivated, self-starter
⦁    Flexibility in managing multiple expectations in a fast paced, evolving environment
⦁    Experience in Xytech, Excel/SharePoint and Ariba a plus!
⦁    Ability to handle and prioritize a high volume of work, with changing priorities
⦁    Strong research, writing, business analysis and presentation skills
⦁    Experience working in client-focused entertainment industry archive




 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.


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles