• Project Manager, Podcast Production -ViacomCBS

    ViacomCBSNew York, NY 10176

    Job #1694844784

  • ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company 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, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


    ViacomCBS Podcasting is looking for a Project Manager on multiple audio programs across CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and all networks within our portfolio. The production is fast paced working on a combination of long term series as well as immediate projects, both with fast turnaround. Additionally, this position serves as a daily point of contact for all Post-Production related items including pilot review, R&D audio research, episodic rough edit reviews, supervision of library ingestion, legal review, standard methodologies and more.


    • Manage the Production team, freelance producers and engineers

    • Handle all requested equipment for producers, hosts, guests and studio

    • Be a liaison between Television Production and Podcast Production on related projects

    • Assist Development Executives with new show pre-production

    • Book additional freelance producers, engineers when needed

    • Coordinate recording sessions, sitting in to assist when necessary

    • Provide feedback throughout the production process to guide edit decisions

    • Lead delivery timelines for assets across projects

    • Serve as main point person for day-to-day operations across multiple podcasts

    • Coordinate production and asset delivery with Marketing Department

    • Handle, maintain and train all aspects of RSS Feeds

    • Handle contracts with outside vendors

    • Track and run finances, including purchase orders

    • Supervise payroll for all freelancers, talent, etc

    • Work directly with Senior Management


    • Manager level experience (or similar)

    • Experience in podcast production and/or podcast operations

    • Proficiency in content production processes, equipment and software

    • Excellent budgeting (bidding & actualizing) skills

    • Experience in researching and hiring both short-term and long-term freelancers for a variety of projects, i.e.: podcast producers, editors, engineers, etc

    Additional Qualifications

    • Ability to work with talent, business partners and internal partners

    • Excellent at problem solving and building workflows, methods and infrastructure

    • Efficient working with Google Docs, Sheets, MS Word and Excel, Adobe and Photoshop a plus

    • Capable of balancing projects simultaneously, with a strong emphasis on organization and attention to detail

    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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