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Associate Manager, Animation Operations & Strategy


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Business Development
Los Angeles

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.


Overview & Responsibilities

This position will provide the EVP Strategic Planning & Business Operations with administrative, analytical, strategic & operations planning in support of Nickelodeon Animation Studios and Paramount Pictures.


Does this sound like the role for you? Join us! This is a Paramount lot, Hollywood based position.

You will collaborate with other Operating Groups to drive efficiency and productivity within Paramount Global!


Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Prepare and edit high level presentations, i.e., annual budgets, greenlights, and ad hoc presentations for internal and external partners
  • Support the EVP in various activities to ensure efficiency and alignment with business growth objectives, which will include: 
    • Developing operating procedures, best practices and goals for department heads and senior business leaders that delivers studio efficiencies and financial targets for the Animation Studio.
  • Help to cultivate and identify strong positive relationships with external animation development, production and finance companies that result in stable and lasting partnerships.
  • Partner with Business and Legal Affairs to track and categorize general deal-making activity accurate administrative record keeping
  • Keep track of projects on Animation slate - including greenlight preparation, milestone reports, project statuses, launch dates, delivery and release dates
  • Involved in higher level planning for long term studio initiatives
  • Assist with tracking and preparing budgets and subsequent forecasting when applicable
  • Collaborate with managers from various departments to capture data to track business activities and achievement of performance goals
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis as required
  • Delivers distribution of Agreements and correspondence
  • Answers phones, schedules appointments/confirms meetings/maintains daily schedules, photocopies material, facsimile/e-mail distributes and routes incoming and outgoing mail that may include large distribution lists
  • Composes and generates letters and memos; back-ups proof reading and editing on documents prepared by manager and others
  • Complete travel arrangements & process travel and expense reports
  • Liaises with internal departments and external entities as needed
  • Build and maintain well organized digital filing systems
  • Contract tracking and PowerPoint presentations
  • Enter status of projects in various status report databases


Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience in Animation film business
  • Expert Microsoft Office Skills: excel, PowerPoint, Project Management


Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and have excellent follow-through skills in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Must be highly organized, analytical, and adaptable.
  • Detailed with the ability to see the big picture.
  • Ability to keep high-level information confidential






Hiring Salary Range: $56,000.00 - 70,000.00. 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.


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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles