Compliance Executive

Date: 1 Feb 2024

Location: London, GB, NW1 8TT

Company: Paramount



Is this the role for you?


To ensure all programming, across all platforms including PSB, Streaming and Video On Demand & FAST services are thoroughly researched and accurate, in-keeping with audience needs and expectations, stays in sync with appropriate regulators including the Ofcom Code of Practice.


What will you be doing?


  • Stay on top of all regulatory and Paramount guideline changes potentially affecting the compliance of the output
  • Enter all programme and compliance notes in programme management systems
  • Seek practical and timely advice on compliance solutions, knowing when and how to make a ‘daytime safe’ version of the programme for wider broadcast use
  • Devise and send edit requests for any edits necessary and attend more difficult edits
  • View first run commissions and create reversion edits for repeat runs making a version suitable for ‘as early as possible’ for use across all platforms
  • Take responsibility for leading all aspects of the daily schedule changes for a broadcast channel and/or VOD/streaming channel
  • Work closely with and liaise with the Planning, Scheduling, Legal, Broadcast Operations and Presentation departments
  • Ensure best practice in how to apply appropriate signposting, content and on-air warnings and age restrictive classifications across all brands and platforms, building expertise in the region in which you are based
  • Rate and add content labels for VOD platforms
  • Send weekly production company and legal check emails to the planning department against press week to ensure content is okay to repeat - specifically checking for contempt and contributor issues which could prevent broadcast/on-boarding
  • Understand what ‘anonymised’ programming is and liaise with production companies directly when viewing through the anonymised workflow ensuring programming is anonymised properly and ready for broadcast and on-boarding across multiple platforms
  • Understanding of editing to create EDLs which when actioned are flawless


What are we looking for?


  • Working Knowledge of regulators especially Ofcom
  • Understanding of basic editing – knowledge of Adobe Premier would be an advantage
  • Passionate about television
  • Experience of working in a pressurised environment
  • To be able to view material without prejudice to ensure that all programme content aligns with the Ofcom Code
  • An understanding of different cultures and sensitivities with a global perspective
  • To be able to work within a close-knit team
  • To be able to use one’s own initiative but to know when to refer up
  • Ability to work to very tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work within procedures and guidelines







Unleash your potential in a place you belong!

At Paramount Networks International (part of Paramount Global), we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Channel 5, Comedy Central and many more, reaching more than 3.8 billion subscribers in 180+ countries and territories, via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages. 

Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive and where our employees make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team!


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.


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