Entertainment Diversity Assistant

Ref#: 27498
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

General Responsibilities include:

  • Collect and calculate data pertaining to diversity and inclusion in front of and behind the camera at CBS and all other Networks

  • Update all department tracking reports weekly

  • Collect and analyze internal data to compose annual Metric Coalition reports

  • Organize all submission materials for the CBS Writers Mentoring Program, CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase Writers Program and the CBS Directors Program

  • Provide general clerical support (copying, shipping, billing, filing, et al)


Diversity Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to inquiries and provide information to applicants of Diversity Institute programs

  • Review applicant material for Diversity Institute

  • Design invitations to Diversity events

  • Assist in the composition of copy for the department’s monthly newsletter

  • Aid in publicizing internal and external Diversity events

  • Work with the department’s coordinator to manage RSVPs for Diversity events

  • Daily media sweeps (online and print) for Diversity & Inclusion news of relevance


Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Strong research, mathematical, organizational and time management skills are an absolute MUST

  • Possess the ability to multitask and work under pressure of tight deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, including Excel spreadsheets and managing databases 

  • 2 – 3 years of agency or administrative desk experience

  • Experience with various social media applications preferred  

  • Outstanding telephone skills

  • Skillful in Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Publisher

  • Ability to maintain confidential material

  • Understands expectation of overtime and is available to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Bilingual or conversational and written proficiency in Spanish/Chinese a plus

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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