CBS Corporation Entertainment Diversity Assistant in Studio City, California

Entertainment Diversity Assistant

REF#: 27498

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled