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Executive Assistant, Streaming Segment and Paramount+

Posted: 21 Jan 2022 Closes: 21 Feb 2022
New York, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time VIA_10256

ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

ViacomCBS seeks an Executive Assistant to support the Chief Financial Officer of the DTC Segment and

the SVP of Paramount+ Domestic. The ideal candidate will lead day-to-day activities, travel and calendar

scheduling, managing expenses, coordinating special projects, serve as liaison between staff and

executives, and contribute to the business by taking on various responsibilities. This is a great opportunity for an experienced assistant with excellent initiative to be part of a fast-paced team.

Responsibilities / Your Day-to-Day:

  • Provide administrative support including, but not limited to, managing calendars, handling all expenses, and event planning
  • Coordinate travel, including flight reservations, hotels and car services
  • Assist with managing logistics for meetings including organizing agendas, keeping attendee lists, reserving conference rooms, preparing written materials, and managing catering and booking reservations
  • Prepare T&E reports, reconcile corporate card expenses, and uphold company T&E policies
  • Take lead and/or assist in organizing and coordinating events as needed (e.g., team building events, leadership offsites, happy hours, lunch meeting, office events, etc.)
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Prepare and maintain organizational charts

Key Projects:

  • Manage the key team leadership meetings, all-hands, and offsites
  • External event management, including budget ownership and vendor negotiations

Basic Qualifications / What you bring to the team:

  • 5+ years of Executive Assistant experience
  • Highly organized, self-starter with ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks at once
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative, team player who takes initiative
  • Excellent judgment, poise and professionalism and ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Ability to maintain composure and be effective in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail, follow through and customer service
  • Must be intuitive, able to anticipate needs and develop options
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Google Calendar and Google Drive a plus
  • Experience with corporate travel and expense software preferred

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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 what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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