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Administrative Assistant, Current Programming


Hollywood, CA, US, 90028


CBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.


Overview & Responsibilities:

CBS Entertainment is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support executives in the Current Programming Department who oversee Primetime, Daytime and Saturday Morning Educational/Information Programming.


Current Programming is responsible for overseeing all aspects of CBS scripted television shows as well as Daytime Programming at the Studio and on the Network. Current Programming works hand-in-hand with Showrunners, giving creative feedback at every step of the TV-making process, as well as interfacing with all the various departments at the Studio and Network such as Casting, Business Affairs, Publicity, Marketing, Program Coordination etc.


Assisting the SVP and VP of Current Programming who cover both scripted and unscripted programming which includes The Price is Right, Let's Make a Deal, The Bold and the Beautiful, B Positive, Lucky Dog, Mission Unstoppable and Innovation Nation.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer phones and roll calls
  • Schedule meetings and calls
  • Draft memos and reports
  • Read scripts, watch cuts, and provide coverage
  • Coordinate travel
  • Complete expense reports
  • Assist with projects and events as needed for show and current dept
  • Additional projects and duties as assigned
  • Collaborate with assistants and support staff in the current dept as needed
  • Work closely with the show production


Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of administrative experience is required


Additional Qualifications:

  • TV and/or Agency experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Interest in television production, live television
  • Possess exceptional knowledge of and passion for Daytime Talk Shows and the TV industry
  • Strong communication, computer & phone skills
  • A strong decision maker with the ability to anticipate the needs of the executive and potential issues before they arise
  • A master of multi-tasking and able to accomplish tasks quickly and accurately


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. 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles