Paramount ANZ/Full-time/$70,000 to $80,000

Sydney - CBD/Metro/Inner East & West

Posted 10 Nov 2022

Closes 10 Dec 2022

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

Enough about us! What you’ll do as an EA in this busy department:


Your role is to partner with the SVP, Head of Streaming Digital Media to support their day-to-day administration to ensure they’re set up for success. You’re an exceptionally organised Assistant who displays a high level of initiative and efficiency. A team player, with excellent communication skills and high emotional intelligence. You love building and maintaining relationships and have a real passion for creating and supporting a positive team culture.

This is a parental leave contract based in SYDNEY.

Functions will also include, but not be limited to: 


  • Extensive diary management including organising and re-scheduling internal and external meetings both local and across time zones

  • Scheduling, coordinating and updating often complex and frequently changing domestic and international travel

  • Handle sensitive correspondence and communication to senior management

  • Review all system requests prior to SVP approval

  • Raise and manage Purchase Orders and assist with new vendor set-up for the Digital team

  • Expense Management: Prepare, review, and process expense reports in line with company T&E policy

  • Team Onboarding: Managing the induction of new employees for the Team

  • Working collaboratively with other Executive Assistants at Paramount



What are we looking for in a {ROLE}? What’s important?  


  • At least 5 years of experience as senior Admin Assistant at a senior management / Exec level

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Ability to liaise at an executive level

  • Excellent verbal communications skills

  • Openness, integrity & professional excellence

  • Ability to prioritise and work to multiple deadlines

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills

  • Ability to work autonomously, employ initiative to find solutions to problems

  • Excellent organisation and administrations skills

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work

  • Calm & measured approach



Extra points for the following, but not necessarily required:  


  • Working in a media or entertainment industry highly regarded, but not essential

  • SAP or Concur financial systems experience highly regarded



Why Paramount?


We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day.  However, for now we’ll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:


  • 92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)

  • We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)


Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.


We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.