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VP, Global Publishing

32940

New York, NY, US, 10036

Other
New York
Full-Time
Hybrid

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:
The Vice President of Paramount Global Licensed Publishing will define and lead the global publishing strategies and licensed partnerships driving revenue and growth across the Paramount portfolio of brands across all segments of publishing including Print, Ebook and Audiobooks. The VP will lead a NY and London based team of commercial sales directors and editorial staff. Has established relationships with global publishers and publishing distribution partners such as Audible and Apple. 

 

In this leadership role, they will optimize sales growth with licensees and retailers. Supervise a team of sales executives and editorial coworkers to regularly communicate with publishing licensees and liaise with account teams on marketing and promotional opportunities. Provide feedback to publishing and sales teams on market trends and account initiatives. 

 

Reports to SVP of Paramount Pictures Licensing and Global Publishing. Join the team! 
 

Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the SVP, defines the business strategy VP for the Global Publishing business across all categories and formats. Oversight of the global publishing business and partners with the market and category leads and partner selection, evaluation and management.
  • Builds long-term planning identifying white space and growth opportunities across our portfolio of brands.
  • Fiscal responsibility including annual budget planning and quarterly revenue forecasting. Communicate detailed and high-level updates to senior management on account status.
  • Lead all aspects of category managers, ensuring they are clear on the strategic goals and performance metric of the category and licensed partners.
  • Develop new business opportunities. Analyze account (licensee and retailer) business performance, competitive landscape and trends as well as develop growth objectives.
  • Lead discussions with Product Development and Editorial teams to bring to market compelling new product for categories handled.
  • Identify evergreen franchise growth opportunities, coordinate editorial team and drive strategy and vision on content needs for the category and partners to optimize global development.
  • Communicate strategy providing clarity and visibility of revenue objectives to improve revenue opportunity.
  • Maintain knowledge of the retail landscape and monitor retail sales performance of key licensees and programs.
  • Develop collaborative collaborations cross-category leads, generating business opportunities across other lines of business and departments.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree 10+ years of directly related experience.
  • Established senior level relationships in the publishing industry.

 

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Ability to lead a team towards financial targets and manage growth of category.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical forecasting skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and problem solve.
  • Proactive and able to adapt to changing priorities and environments.
  • Confirmed ability to optimally plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.
  • The position is located in New York. We are a hybrid office environment 3 days a week in office.
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 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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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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City