Media Specialist

Paramount Global

Job Description
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 Responsibilites The Media Specialist for Acquisitions is responsible for ensuring we have the highest quality assets to be used for both immediate and future fulfillment. They work closely with project managers, post-production, and technicians on the quality control of both video and audio assets for all current season titles. They also serve as a liaison to the fulfillment team to ensure assets are ready for distribution and meet necessary deadlines according to air schedules. Primary Responsibilities * Ensure QC is done accurately, meets Paramount standards and is deadline focused. * Communicate with technicians to understand all technical issues to relay back to postproduction. * Build normalized source materials to be used for fulfillment and archiving. * Provide customer service to project managers and post-production. * Generate internal work requests that direct the activity of technical, scheduling, library and billing staff members. * Deliver materials to internal groups for Paramount + * Reconciliation of purchase orders, services, and rates * Lead complex data spreadsheets and systems * Follow through to ensure all production obstacles are overcome and that Paramount's goals and requirements are met * Communicate and collaborate with internal departments * Creatively resolve technical issues * Escalation of any delays to manager in a timely manner Basic Qualifications The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and talents: * 1+ years of experience in the media and entertainment industry relating to one or more of the following areas - metadata management, digital video and audio fulfillment, digital media quality control, project management. * Excellent collaboration, written and verbal communication skills, Highly organized. * Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under shifting deadlines within a fast-paced environment Advanced Qualifications * Knowledge of production and media supply chain's workflows and standard processes * Self-motivated, teammate who is results-oriented * Intermediate knowledge of Excel * Understanding of Slack and SharePoint * Understanding or willingness to learn fundamental elements of cloud-based concepts * Experience using Mediapulse and AWS platforms is a plus. Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 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. 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 as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 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.