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Account Manager


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.  


Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you. 


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

6-month contract role (Given that we have almost 250 people in our sales teams, there is every opportunity for you to potentially develop a career beyond this 6-month period though).
Enough about us! What you’ll do as an Account Manager within the Effect team: 
Effect is a premium integrated marketing solutions team within the Paramount ANZ business. This full-service business is purpose-built to help marketers create innovative brand partnerships and activations across the Paramount portfolio of brands, including 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, 10 Play, Paramount +, Comedy Central and their related digital and event properties. Effect will unlock integration opportunities and create innovative brand partnerships to deliver the greatest effect and best in market experience for our clients. 


As an Account Manager you will have a strategic focus responsible for driving revenue with a lens on premium events including sports and our major tentpole productions such as ‘MasterChef’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity get me out of here!’  


Functions will also include: 
•    Identifying areas for growth specifically within premium integrations and partnerships
•    Building and maintaining relationships with clients
•    Responding to client briefs with creative, insight led solutions
•    Delivering PowerPoint presentations confidently both internally and externally
•    Engaging with internal stakeholders to develop well thought through strategic approach to market
•    Working cohesively with broadcast, digital and production teams covering all aspects and platforms
•    Understanding pricing, schematics, and the broader business


What are we looking for in an Account Manager? What’s important?  
•    Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a corporate sales and/or account management role
•    Previous experience within the media, digital media or advertising sales sectors
•    Excellent PowerPoint/presentation skills
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure
•    Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adapt and meet deadlines
•    Exceptional interpersonal skills and friendly demeanour

Why Paramount?

I suppose we could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of everyday? Yes, of course we could! However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:

•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 4.1 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)
•    93% rate their salaries as ‘high or average’ (Seek Company Profiles)

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


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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.