Video Production Manager


Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

About Us:

Paramount 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, Paramount provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Paramount Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of Paramount that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

Brand/Division Overview

We are the Video Operations and Digital Streaming team, responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS Digital & Paramount+ applications and sites. We are also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day!

Job Description:

We are seeking a new team member that thrives on timely production of content for domestic publishing to Paramount +/ for the Swing Shift (Sun – Thurs 5p – 1:30a). The Candidate will be heavily focused on delegating to 15+ team members step-by-step workflow processes and act as liaison between Operations, Tech Ops team, and managers to ensure that we meet all service level agreements.

Responsibilities/Your Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for facilitating progress of all currently airing Primetime /Late Night / Daytime series and keeping the team motivated and on track or ahead of schedule. This includes trafficking sources for scripted, alternative, and specials content.
  • First point of escalation for all publishing and troubleshooting needs.
  • Staying abreast of and keeping tracking of all publishing requests ensuring they are addressed and completed within the established SLA.
  • Spearheading team training, refreshers, and overviews in addition to creating and updating SOPs and documentation.
  • Identifying and initiating operational improvements.
  • Schedule resources for content formatting, closed caption (CC) re-syncing and publishing to O&O sites.
  • Oversee timely packaging of SVOD, TVOD and vMVPD assets for deliveries to US and internal partners.
  • Use and implement sign offs in the work order system and maintain a current and accurate record of weekly orders.
  • Resolve priority conflicts upon consulting with managers and or production/studios.

Qualifications/What you bring to the team:

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training & experience in Production or Operations.
  • Working knowledge of video encoding specifications and basic understanding current OTT landscape, apps, and digital media
  • Experience in leading a team centered on creating and distributing digital video products with ultra-short turnaround times
  • Good understanding of Google Suite of tools (Google Docs, e.g. Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets)
  • Must be able to work Swing Shift (Sun – Thur 5p – 1:30a) and be available during tentpole events.
  • Proven leadership skills – excellent communication, leads by example, provides direction, feedback, motivates and has ability to influence.
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities with experience working with diverse teams.
  • Quick thinker and excels in the area of problem solving, demonstrate ability to multitask

You Might Also Have:

  • Enthusiasm and enjoy TV/Film/Digital Media
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere Editing Suites Knowledge of MACCAPTION, Telestream/Vantage, GCP/AWS, MPX
  • Familiarity with controls in a CMS tool for online publishing

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.

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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