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ViacomCBS Creative Executive in Los Angeles, California

About The Brand

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

Overview and Responsibilities

The Creative Executive for Paramount Pictures will be responsible for supporting senior executives across areas of development and production.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Assess incoming material submitted to the studio

  • Generate writers and directors lists for projects in development

  • Assist senior executives on all aspects of development, production, and post production, by compiling studio notes for filmmakers

  • Provide creative feedback during the pitch/script development process and during ongoing productions

  • Maintains and establishes new relationships with the creative community (writers, producers, and performers), agents and managers with the end goal of identifying outside material and talent for Paramount Pictures

  • Attend film group staff meetings

  • Support the flow of information between the creative group, business affairs and legal to track status of legal agreements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with creative executives in film

  • Involved and knowledgeable within Feature Film Entertainment Industry

  • Must have strong writing and excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management

  • Must be able to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to handle multiple tasks

  • Must be able to handle confidential information

Additional Qualifications

  • Proven ability to problem solve within scope of responsibilities

  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Self-motivated, self-starter

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.

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Location : CityStateForPosting Los Angeles, CA

Job Locations US-CA-Hollywood

Brand Paramount Pictures

Function Production/Development/Talent & Casting

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2021-15408