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Streaming & Video Operations Digital Playout Specialist (remote)

Company: Paramount
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

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 worlds 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 Streamings other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.**Division Overview:**We are the Streaming & Video Operations team, responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS Digital & Paramount+ applications and sites. We are also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day!**Role Details:**Our team is seeking an On-Air Scheduling Specialist to be responsible for maintaining the on-air play-out schedules for Paramount+s 20+ linear streaming channels.This position ensures the proper scheduling of all channels and acts as the direct point of contact/escalation for the scheduling operation team.**Your Day-to-Day:**+ Build schedules and program formats for linear streaming channels using Paramount+s scheduling systems+ Serve as a liaison between program strategy and video operations teams+ Assist with troubleshooting as needed+ Provides off-hours and weekend support on behalf of the on-air scheduling team+ Serves as a subject matter expert and point of escalation for all scheduling concerns+ Performs new hire training and executes cross-training to existing team members+ Develops and documents workflows and departmental SOPs+ Designs, develops, and maintains an up-to-date training curriculum for the on-air scheduling team+ Willingness and open availability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, to meet the 24/7 operational needs**Basic / Minimum Qualifications:**+ Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent professional experience+ Minimum 2 years of professional experience working with broadcast traffic systems or an on-air scheduling system+ Minimum 2 years experience working in a 24/7 broadcast operation+ Strong computer skills required, especially with using Google Workspace & Microsoft Office products**Additional Qualifications:**+ Strong computer skills as well as written and verbal communications+ Experience working with video CMS and program guides+ Proven effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups/levels in an organization+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, team-oriented environment & manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a results-oriented environment+ Ability to learn new software programs and to adapt in a constantly changing environmentParamount 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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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