Project Manager, Media Servicing

Location : CityStateForPosting Los Angeles, CA
Job Locations
US-CA-Hollywood
Brand
Paramount Pictures
Job Type
Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID
2020-14137

About The Brand

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

Overview and Responsibilities

Are you interested in an exciting career opportunity with the Media Servicing team at Paramount Pictures? Then we may have the perfect opportunity for you! The Project Manager, Media Servicing position will be responsible for client management and content distribution servicing within Media Servicing Operations and will report to the Senior Project Manager. We're looking for someone familiar and comfortable with the space and our ideal candidate will be able to lead and coordinate a small team of their own.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Client-focused customer service of domestic and international clients and distribution partners
  • Direct point of contact for servicing Paramount Operating Division orders and requests for digital assets and deliverables
  • Daily oversight of Media Services Coordinators as it relates to assisting with PreQual, overall workload, order tracking and on time servicing while maintaining SOP’s.
  • Managing the status and due dates of elements being built for digital servicing
  • Vendor/Customer management for handling asset creation, packaging, deliveries, invoicing, and confirmation and/or rejections
  • Researching assets, both physical and digital
  • Data entry into multiple tracking and archive systems
  • Crafting and tracking purchase orders for internal workflows
  • Balancing and actualizing media orders for final invoicing
  • Collaborate Technical Managers for new clients, changing client specs, and technical rejections
  • Daily and weekly status reporting to Sr. Project Manager
  • Tracking achievements relating to new client launches or territory expansions; communicating issues and proposing solutions as needed to maintain schedule

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years' client services experience within a studio or major vendor
  • Strong knowledge of traditional and advanced digital mastering and digital media workflows, processes, standards, materials, and techniques
  • Knowledge of main stream encode and transcode systems along with commonly used codecs and Media Management
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written skills for effective communication both internally and externally
  • Detailed, organized, and the ability to adapt to, enforce, and carry out the process
  • Solution oriented and able to multitask large volumes of clients and projects
  • Experience with Arriba/SAP, Xytech a plus
  • Foreign and Domestic Mastering related experience a plus

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