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VP Diversity


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Human Resources
Studio City

The Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion will oversee the ViacomCBS Writers Mentoring Program, Directing Initiative, Nickelodeon Artist and Writers Program and the Viewfinder Emerging Director Program! This role will also serve as a consultant to various VCBS creative projects and programming across all brands (CBS, CBS News, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, Pop, Paramount, Showtime, BET). 



  • VP will provide strategic and creative leadership at all levels to advance ViacomCBS’ inclusion and diversity goals and cultivate an inclusive environment for people from all backgrounds. 


  • Provides meaningful consultation with a DE&I lens throughout the entire pre-production and production process across film, scripted TV and unscripted TV, including reviewing rough cuts, script notes and in front of and behind the camera recommendations for a more equitable space around our storytelling.


  • Collaborates with Production HR, Physical Production, EP’s and other Key Production management in promoting a production culture of open communication and inclusion, where all voices and perspectives are embraced.


  • Works with all brands across the ViacomCBS enterprise to build a steady cadence around inclusion and equity and maintains a strong working relationship with producers, executives, agents, managers, community organizations that help support our content.


  • Will lead and work collaboratively across the organization to develop, monitor and report on actionable and measurable DEI goals, strategies and metrics in alignment with organizational and entertainment objectives. 


  • Develops new initiatives and events with the community to support and increase the pipeline for diverse content creators.


  • Works closely with external partners and DE&I advocacy groups in the industry that focus on diverse and female driven initiatives. This will include participating in and hosting industry events.


  • Advises on integrating best practices across the organization that champions a more inclusive workforce.


Job Requirements:


• 7+ years working in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


• Strong working relationships with Agents, Managers, Producers, Studios, Networks and Guilds.


• Strong working relationship with pipeline programs and community organizations.


• Must have experience working in and around development and current programming.


• Must have exceptional relationship building skills.


• Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.


• Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.


• Must have strong organization and time management skills.


• Experience in oversight with different cross functional teams within the company.


• Must be able deal with highly confidential information.



ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles