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Assistant to Chief Sales Officer


South Yarra, VIC, AU, 3141

South Yarra

10 Paramount Australia & New Zealand is a division of Paramount International Networks, which in turn is a division of Paramount Global. 

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+.  


This is a permanent full-time role based in MELBOURNE.


This newly created role supports the Executive leaders of the Sales organisation within Paramount ANZ with their day-to-day activities and will have a high level of interaction with stakeholders both across the Sales organisation, the wider business, and external stakeholders. 


Duties and Key Responsibilities will include: 



  • Diary management and organising meetings and anticipating and managing any potential conflicts
  • Booking and managing travel, accommodation and hospitality 
  • Managing and reconciling expenses, invoicing, and liaising with the Accounts team as required
  • Team administration including organising meetings and training sessions for the Sales Team, and managing RSVPs 
  • Working with our Human Resources and Technology teams to support the onboarding of new team members 
  • Collating data for meetings and sales meeting agendas and taking minutes
  • Building strong relationships with internal stakeholders, clients and supporting the Executive leaders with their client engagements
  • Proactively build and maintain relationship with both local and interstate Sales teams
  • Preparation of presentations (PowerPoint) often to short deadlines
  • Event organization, client hospitality and hosting
  • Supporting Network events such as Up Close and Up Fronts.
  • Liaising with other internal departments as required including Publicity and Corporate Communications
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality 


What are we looking for in an Assistant? What's important?



  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with experience in multi-tasking in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • An expert attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-confident
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills: the ability to build rapport with people from all walks of life and at any level along with the ability to communicate effectively when working to deadlines
  • Be self-directed and experience in managing your time and workload
  • Ability to build effective relationships and play an integral role in the wider 10 ViacomCBS community
  • Proficiency in all the Microsoft Office suite including strong experience in PowerPoint and Excel 
  • Willingness to listen, learn, and take direction easily
  • Helpful and positive in attacking any task or challenge
  • Media or advertising industry experience would be advantageous.



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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At 10 Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’  

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.  

Please know that we list these 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 have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it.