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Talent Relations & Awards Coordinator

Company: Paramount Pictures
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link BET Networks, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news, and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET's growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.Overview & Responsibilities:BET is seeking a Talent Relations & Awards Coordinator to support the Original Programming Talent Relations & Awards team, based in Los Angeles. This role reports to two (2) Sr. Directors of Talent Relations & Awards.The Talent Relations Department is responsible for leading the network's best-in-class strategy, outreach, and initiatives for all BET Networks' (BET, BET+, BET Studios) Original Programming talent - both scripted and unscripted. This team partners closely with a variety of internal and external partners to ensure successful collaboration; spearheads all aspects of building loyal and prosperous relationships with high-profile and burgeoning BET talent and influencers; and provides critical Talent Relations support to Network premieres, trade events, film festivals, and tentpole specials.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain calendars, production timelines and deliverables
  • Organize digital assets: proper filing on server, file distribution to various internal teams, external agencies/vendors as required, create packages for distribution, etc.
  • Maintain talent databases and organizational grids
  • Book talent travel and manage all logistics
  • Tracks all pertinent documents for tentpoles & series including deal memos, nominee invitations, talent tracker, etc.
  • Provide team support in managing talent onsite (and offsite) at tentpoles, press events, film festivals, and premieres
  • Work on the cross-functional Awards team, developing and managing creative campaigns for Emmys, Golden Globes, Guilds, NAACP, SAG, etc., across print, outdoor, digital, TV, and radio
  • They will also work alongside the internal teams (media, publicity, social, content) and to align on strategy
  • Will liaise with outside PR agency and Awards consultant to bring best-in-class campaigns to life
  • Handle all invoicing and expenses for Directors and team as needed, ensuring timely processing
  • Gathers and enters submission information and materials for festivals and awards from internal and external teamsBasic Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of administrative & entertainment industry experience
    • Fluency in commonly used cloud-based software: Microsoft 365, G-Suite, Slack, Airtable, Concur, etc.Additional Qualifications:
      • Familiarity with Wrike is a plus
      • Discernment. You habitually exercise discretion with internal, sensitive, and confidential business; you're keenly aware of your location, audience, surroundings, and who might be listening
      • Understand the nuances of working with executives, talent, and industry representatives
      • Ability to travel, work evenings, holidays, and weekends, as needed
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks across several projects/productions
      • Ability to maintain composure in high-stress productions and events
      • Maintains professionalism among both talent and executives
      • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
      • Must be self-motivated, poised, patient, positive, and have superior interpersonal skillsParamount 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.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.

Keywords: Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles , Talent Relations & Awards Coordinator, Other , Los Angeles, California

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