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Administrative Assistant (Junior PA)


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


Who is 10 ViacomCBS? 


10 ViacomCBS Australia & New Zealand is a division of ViacomCBS International Networks – which in turn is a division of ViacomCBS. ViacomCBS is a global media and entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world, employing 1,500+ employees in A/NZ and 15,000+ globally. We deliver content that is premium and differentiated to the young and young at heart in the way they want it via an enhanced viewing ecosystem.  


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



Here’s just a few reasons why 92% of our employees will recommend 10 ViacomCBS to a friend: 


  • Broadcast Media is one of the most sought-after industries, even more so in the current economic climate 

  • Competitive salary + 10% super + salary sacrifice options 

  • Parental Leave (14 weeks paid leave to parents who have been with the business for 12 months)  

  • Learning & Development (including study support, our Propel Program and LinkedIn Learning access)  

  • Career Opportunities (mentoring programs and robust internal promotion policies

  • Reward & Recognition Programs 

  • Subscriptions to Paramount+, MTV Play & Noggin

  • Discounts from the likes of Apple, LG, Microsoft, JB-HIFI, BMW, Audi and Mazda

  • Tickets including Australia’s A League, or maybe you’d enjoy being in the audience to watch your favourite shows?

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan and RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan) Australian leader in D,E&I across the commercial media industry 

  • Top 100 Global Workplaces with The Best D&I Initiatives (Mogul, 2021) 

  • Health (corporate rates with gyms, health clubs, aquatic centres, HCF & Weight Watchers)  

  • Mental Health (EAP, also including Thrive and Headspace apps)  

  • Remote/Flexible working arrangements   

  • Social Events 


What you’ll do as Assistant to Director Digital Sales, Director Independent Agencies & Direct, and Head of Commerce & Sales Operations :


This newly created role supports three key Executive leaders in their day-to-day activities and will have a high level of interaction with stakeholders both across Sales and the wider business. It is critical that you have and appetite to learn and grow in an amazing business.


This role will suit somebody who has just started their PA/Assistant career journey and looking for somewhere to build a long-term career.



More specifically you’ll be doing things like this:


  • 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 90+ staff aligned to the 3 managers located nationally

  • Preparation of presentations (PowerPoint) often to short deadlines



What are we looking for? What’s essential? 


  • 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 background in the following (not essential): 


  • Media or advertising industry

  • Previous Assistant or Junior PA role


Our Company values inform our thoughts, words and actions:


  • Optimism & Determination 

  • Inclusivity & Collaboration 

  • Agility & Adaptability 


At 10 ViacomCBS, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’  


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.  


Please know that we list these 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 have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it. 


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!


We embrace difference 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. 



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.