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Administrative Assistant


Mt Coot-tha, QLD, AU, 4066

Mt Coot-tha

At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.  


Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you. 


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  


This is a Brisbane based role. 
Enough about us! What you’ll do as the Assistant to Sales and Corporate Comms: 
As the Assistant to Sales and Corporate Comms you will be responsible for supporting these Executive leaders in their day-to-day activities and will have a high level of interaction with stakeholders both across Sales, Publicity,Corporate Comms and the wider business. It is critical that you have an appetite to learn and grow in an amazing business.
Functions will also include: 

•    Diary management and organising meetings/travel
•    Email management and personal admin (eg. managing and reconciling Expenses)
•    Team admin, including meetings, training, RSVP follow-ups, event organization
•    Ongoing interaction across staffs aligned to the managers located nationally
•    Preparation of presentations (PowerPoint) often to short deadlines 


What are we looking for in an Assistant to Sales and Corporate Comms? What’s important?  

•    Excellent organisation skills and time management 
•    Great attention to detail
•    Proactive and self-confident
•    Excellent communication skills, not afraid of building relationships across the team and wider business
•    Demonstrated understanding of office etiquette
•    Proficiency in all this Microsoft Office suit
•    Willingness to listen, learn, and take direction easily
•    Helpful and positive in attacking any task or challenge


Extra points for the following, but not necessarily required:  

•    Media or advertising industry
•    Previous Assistant or PA role

Why Paramount?


I suppose we could just list the numerous benefits our employees’ avail of everyday? Yes, of course we could! However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:


•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)


Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.

We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.

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.