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Paramount Interim Vice President, Editorial, Creative & Strategy (Freelance) in New York, New York


This interim VPs primary function is to lead teams to develop concepts and innovative creative executions for Paramount Global creative projects, which encompass integrated solutions across digital, video, print and merchandise for trade, consumer and internal communications.

  • Extremely strong writer who understands and can oversee and execute on editorial tone, branding, strategy and marketing plans.

  • Work across media to develop integrated campaigns and ensure that design, editorial and strategy are aligned to meet client goals. Develop concepts based on client goals and execute them across multiple touchpoints.

  • Manage Editorial/Strategy staff and freelancers. Inspire and encourage innovative thought.

  • In partnership with VPs of Design and Video, lead and direct Design, Production and Editorial teams on projects, and give them clear and strong direction.

  • Conceive, develop and write across all media, including branding, print, video, digital, experiential and merchandise.

  • Ensure all phases of concepting, writing and production meet quality standards.

Develop strategies, creative directs, brainstorms and write for a multitude of subject areas, which include:

  • Branding and Identity

  • 360 Campaigns, Creative Solutions across Media (Digital, Video, Print, Radio, Merchandise and more)

  • Full-Scale Scripted Productions

  • Live Events, Speech-writing, Joke-writing, Presentations and Strategic Documents

  • Event and Trade materials

  • Naming and Tagline development


  • 15 years' of experience as a seasoned creative director, in-house, at an agency or a creative studio with a body of work across print, digital and video, with some experience leading a team/supervising others.

  • Bachelor's degree.


  • English or Journalism majors preferred; Master's degree in English or Writing a plus.

  • Able to develop the creative strategy, craft the vision, direct multidisciplinary teams to build solutions and write in a multitude of voices across all mediums.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. with the ability to work collaboratively.

  • Excellent presentation and pitch skills.

  • A reliable, self-starter with strong project management skills and ability to prioritize, lead projects and meet deadlines.

  • An experienced, strong editor who can establish or craft a voice, as well as proof and edit writers' work.

This is a 5-month, temporary role. The team is on a hybrid schedule working Tuesdays & Wednesdays in office.


Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Hiring Salary Range: $203500.0 - 228500.0.The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.

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.

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