Job Vacancy VP, Creative Director, Sports and News ViacomCBS

Job title: VP, Creative Director, Sports and News

Company: ViacomCBS

Job description: Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

As Paramount+ continues to grow, so does the need for additional creative marketing leadership. In the role as Vice President, Creative Director, Marketing, this job is to lead and cultivate best-in-class 360 creative marketing to promote Sports and News Originals and acquisitions. We are looking for someone with a passion for media and pop culture, who can effectively work cross-functionally with stakeholders, executives, other Creative Directors, Project Managers and strategic marketing brand leads to build, foster, and execute on the creative vision for each campaign.

We will have the VP work with our network partners, agencies and creative teams including designers, production personnel, and editors to deliver encouraged, clear, creative direction that results in content that levels-up to strategy and exceeds creative expectations. This role will refine workflow and improve process adjustments that decrease individual load and increase efficiency, ultimately giving creative teams more room to build. Along with handling in-house creative, this candidate will recruit and handle out of house agencies and provide leadership and direction for the conceptual development, editorial, design and production of video, static and digital assets for use in broadcast, out of home and digital/social tactics.

The ideal candidate is a pragmatic and thoughtful leader with outstanding creative taste, eager to encourage multidisciplinary creative teams in a collaborative environment and has experience that demonstrates both creative and logistical excellence!


  • Provide creative direction for marketing assets created by groups within ViacomCBS Streaming
  • Work cross-functionally to support product quality and standard methodologies for brand consistency across marketing campaigns
  • Facilitate efficient communication between groups to guide campaigns from ideation through timely delivery
  • Implement best-practices and technology across divisions to support system scalability, production, budgeting and tracking of assets
  • Work with senior leadership to constantly evolve & refine workflow

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Creative Director at a media organization and or creative agency

Additional Qualifications:

  • Proven creative excellence developing trailers, promos, and supporting assets
  • Experience in emerging design trends, including Print, OOH, Interactive, Email, Mobile and Social
  • Proven ability and experience collaborating with teams and delivering constructive, inspired, creative feedback
  • Advanced knowledge of video production and post-production with experience with systems implementation in a successful environment
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize against goals
  • Strong communication skills and ability to cultivate healthy relationships cross-functionally
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a challenging, fast-paced environment of multiple priorities and partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience video editing with Adobe Premiere or Avid software
  • Experience using team collaboration platforms like Asana or JIRA
  • Proficiency in G Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Groups, Chat) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with AVOD / streaming subscription services
  • Proven track record of breakthrough creative development and a love for storytelling!

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 [email protected] 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.

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 05:48:25 GMT

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