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Vice President, Diversity

Studio City, CA 91604

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution, and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities:

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

VP will provide strategic and creative leadership at all levels to advance Paramount's 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 Paramount 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 practical 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 a best approach across the organization that champions a more inclusive workforce.

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Vice President, Diversity
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Studio City, CA, US, 91604
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Studio City
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Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution, and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities:

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

VP will provide strategic and creative leadership at all levels to advance Paramount's 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 Paramount 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 practical 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 a best approach across the organization that champions a more inclusive workforce.
Basic Qualifications:

7+ years working in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Strong working relationships with Agents, Managers, Producers, Studios, Networks and Guilds.
Additional Qualifications:

Strong working relationship with pipeline programs and community organizations.
Must have experience working in and around development and current programming.
Must have excellent relationship building skills.
Have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and verbal instructions.
Strong time management, organizational skills and the ability to work well under time constraints
Experience in oversight with different cross functional teams within the company
Efficiently handle highly sensitive/confidential information.

About the Company

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.



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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 the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

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