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Director, Editorial Services

14109

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Communications/PR
Studio City
Full-Time

The CBS Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.

 

Overview & Responsibilities:

The Director, Editorial Services is an integral part of the CBS Communications team and will oversee the writing, editing, and scheduling of press materials across the robust slate of CBS Entertainment content including series, specials, and events! This hybrid role offers a mix of both in office and remote work opportunities. 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write original Press Releases for key Network announcements

  • Write executive remarks for public speaking engagements and presentations

  • Copy edit all press and special event material generated for CBS Entertainment including press releases, storylines, program show listings and schedules, and press information – bios, show descriptions, event schedules and announcements, and more.

  • Manage and upload information on the online press portal for CBS Entertainment

  • Engage with Media as a publicity contact for stories, provide guidance and resource for questions

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in media relations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in either English, Communications, Journalism, Publicity or related field.

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, writing, copy-editing and grammar skills based on AP style guide

  • Creative and resourceful self-starter

  • Strong organizational skills, leadership and client/talent relations/customer service skills with great attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated high quality of work performed, both accurately and efficiently.

  • Ability to work and successfully multi-task in an extremely fast-paced, work environment while maintaining a positive outlook.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of pop culture and social media/ digital / online press.

  • Ability to build positive relationships with press/media

  • A great teammate available to also support fellow publicists and their projects when necessary.

  • Proficient with Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, KeyNote, Teams and Slack

 

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. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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