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Account Manager


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


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+.  

Enough about us! What you’ll do as an Account Manager: 

As the Account Manager, you will be working in the Effect team and will be responsible for developing and executing Sponsorships and Partnerships across the business’ portfolio, specifically Viacom & 10 Shake.


Effect is a premium integrated marketing solutions team.  The full-service business is purpose-built to help marketers create innovative brand partnerships and activations across the business’ portfolio of brands, including 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, 10 Play, 10 Speaks, 10 All Access, CBS Interactive, Comedy Central and their related digital and event properties.
Functions will also include but not limited to: 

•    Strategic management of all brand partnership campaigns across allocated programs
•    Clearly communicate the Program strategy, creative and opportunities to the sales team
•    Help meet premium targets across allocated program/s if necessary
•    Work with the Effect, Imagine and Sales team to creatively respond to briefs to help monetise and hit premium sponsorship targets if necessary and to proactively seek out and convert premium partnerships
•    Work with brand teams to ideate and develop premium opportunities for each channel and across the entire playground including digital/social
•    Work closely with various stakeholders including Imagine, talent and production teams to develop approved and achievable opportunities for bespoke solutions
•    Work closely with various internal stakeholders including marketing, research and insights, publicity, promos, business affairs, legal as required to identify and maximize premium and sponsorship opportunities across the Viacom CBS playground
•    End-to-end delivery of best-in-class partnerships for our clients including kick off meetings, WIPs, reporting, research (as required) all the way through to PCA
•    Overseeing the activation of sponsorship campaigns including the implementation of media assets (billboards, in-program, program ID’s etc), proposal development and integration
•    Creating effective implementation plans with accurate and achievable timelines for internal and external parties
•    Ability to negotiate and present in client meetings
•    Building strong internal and external relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including various departments internally, production companies, as well as other media owners, key clients, and agencies.


What are we looking for in an Account Manager? What’s important?  
•    3-4 years’ experience working in a similar role
•    Good understanding of Channels / programs across Shake / Nick & MTV 
•    Proven skills in project management including planning, organisation, and attention to detail
•    Experience in managing clients and campaigns, with strong stakeholder management skills
•    Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure


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.