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ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Help to define and push forward the overarching PR strategy for Paramount+ brand of originals series
  • Lead in the development and implementation of comprehensive and creative PR campaigns for scripted and unscripted original series
  • Develop innovative and ''out of the box'' ideas to support the Paramount+ slate, development, and long-term growth
  • Pitch programming and related stories to a broad range of media, follow-up on media requests, and foster close working relationships with members of the media
  • Proactively identify traditional and unique opportunities to maximize press coverage across multiple platforms
  • Oversee the organization of press events, junkets, speaking engagements/panels, press briefings, media tours, set visits, and screenings, as applicable
  • Lead the development of creating series materials including talking points, press releases, press kits, and more
  • Work closely with photo editor to manage creative assets for press purposes
  • Partner with cross-functional Paramount + teams such as marketing, social and content strategy to ensure cohesive messaging and coordination
  • Track budgets for media campaigns
  • Work cross-functionally to nurture relationships with internal and external stakeholders to strategize and execute successful promotional campaigns
  • Work closely with show creators/executives, talent, production and programming executives, as well as outside PR representatives
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of hands-on media relations experience in the entertainment and/or digital media industry is essential, preferably with previous publicity experience
  • Passion and solid knowledge of the digital media and entertainment industries
  • Demonstrated ability to create results-driven communications campaigns that align with business objectives
  • Must be team-oriented, collaborative, and flexible to work across various business groups across the company
  • Strong media relations experience with an ability to think creatively and generate new story angles
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be a strategic thinker who is a dedicated and responsive team player with the ability to think creatively and generate new ideas
  • Strong writing skills, computer proficiency, and social-media savvy required
  • Bachelor’s degree required

 

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. 

 

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.viacomcbs.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. 

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