The Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion will oversee the ViacomCBS Writers Mentoring Program, Directing Initiative, Nickelodeon Artist and Writers Program and the Viewfinder Emerging Director Program! This role will also serve as a consultant to various VCBS creative projects and programming across all brands (CBS, CBS News, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, Pop, Paramount, Showtime, BET). 

  • VP will provide strategic and creative leadership at all levels to advance ViacomCBS’ inclusion and diversity goals and cultivate an inclusive environment for people from all backgrounds. 
  • Provides meaningful consultation with a DE&I lens throughout the entire pre-production and production process across film, scripted TV and unscripted TV, including reviewing rough cuts, script notes and in front of and behind the camera recommendations for a more equitable space around our storytelling.
  • Collaborates with Production HR, Physical Production, EP’s and other Key Production management in promoting a production culture of open communication and inclusion, where all voices and perspectives are embraced.
  • Works with all brands across the ViacomCBS enterprise to build a steady cadence around inclusion and equity and maintains a strong working relationship with producers, executives, agents, managers, community organizations that help support our content.
  • Will lead and work collaboratively across the organization to develop, monitor and report on actionable and measurable DEI goals, strategies and metrics in alignment with organizational and entertainment objectives. 
  • Develops new initiatives and events with the community to support and increase the pipeline for diverse content creators.
  • Works closely with external partners and DE&I advocacy groups in the industry that focus on diverse and female driven initiatives. This will include participating in and hosting industry events.
  • Advises on integrating best practices across the organization that champions a more inclusive workforce.

Job Requirements:
• 7+ years working in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
• Strong working relationships with Agents, Managers, Producers, Studios, Networks and Guilds.
• Strong working relationship with pipeline programs and community organizations.
• Must have experience working in and around development and current programming.
• Must have exceptional relationship building skills.
• Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.
• Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.
• Must have strong organization and time management skills.
• Experience in oversight with different cross functional teams within the company.
• Must be able deal with highly confidential information.
 Job ID: 7659

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