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ViacomCBS Tooning Out the News - Assistant Production Coordinator in New York, New York

REF#: 38679


JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises, including the ever-growing "Star Trek" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.


Paramount + daily animated variety series TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks an APOC with a strong Production background. The APOC will work closely with the Production team to ensure everything is running smoothly on a daily show. Jobs include handling and coordinating paperwork between vendors and other departments. Ordering and tracking gear, as well as coordinating couriers when needed in a remote setting.

The series is NYC-based, and while the season will be remote, a NY candidate is preferred.

TOONING OUT THE NEWS is a variety series featuring a cast of animated characters covering real-world events the same day they happen, and interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers.


  • Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work directly with Production Coordinator and Production Manager to coordinate office/studio logistics

  • Create and log purchase orders

  • Purchase and track all requested equipment for crew, cast, and studio

  • Coordinate daily deliverable paperwork with all departments

  • Create, update, and distribute production paperwork

  • Order and coordinate lunches for in-house studio team and monthly crafty/swag boxes for crew

  • Book and coordinate travel and courier services


Skills/Experience Required:

  • Strong PA or Production Secretary experience

  • Strong experience with Microsoft office (specifically tracking and using spreadsheets)

  • Ability to multi-task and know how to prioritize

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • Ability to work evenings

Educational Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience


FUNCTION: Production

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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