Editorial Assistant

New York, NY

Paramount is seeking an editorial assistant to support the editorial team and Creative & Strategy department at large. Perform general office/admin duties, support the Editorial staff with research and help pitch in on smaller writing jobs as needed. We are looking for a strong writer who is also strategic, detailed and motivated to learn about the media industry with a strong desire to become an integral part of a busy, innovative in-house advertising, marketing and branding studio. This position is an entryway into our writing staff, so creative writing experience is vital!


Work M-F/9:30a-6:30p. The team is hybrid, working Tuesdays & Wednesdays in-office and the other days remote.


  • Draft communications for the SVP and senior team members
  • Provide coverage for the Executive Assistant occasionally when required
  • Schedule and plan staff meetings
  • Create presentations
  • Coordinate departmental outings and initiatives
  • Balance expenses
  • Coordinate attendance for conferences and events
  • Manage creative and office supplies
  • Maintain status reports, databases, and portfolios
  • Industry and current news research
  • Develop content plans and assets for social media
  • Provide editorial proofing and copywriting as primary duties are mastered


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Writing experience in marketing, advertising, media, communications, or a related field (internships or in school experience considered)
  • Work experience in an office setting (can include internships)


Additional Qualifications:

  • English, Communications or Journalism majors preferred
  • Knowledge of Apple operating system and experience with software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; also Apple Keynote and Slack
  • Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Detail, deadline and solutions-oriented
  • Innovative and creative writer and problem solver
  • Able to collaborate across the department and cross-functionally with members of other teams
  • Comfortable providing creative input on projects
  • Ardent desire to learn about the media industry and work in a creative agency


Please submit writing samples with your resume for consideration.


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.



Hiring Salary Range: $45000.0 - 55000.0. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. [[cust_payTransSTIP]] [[cust_payTransSalesInc]] 


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. https://www.paramount.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.

Subscribe to Job Alerts