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CBS Corporation Department Assistant, Production in Studio City, California

Department Assistant, Production

REF#: 33689

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


CBS Television Studio’s Physical Production Department is seeking a motivated person who can function effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Assist with answering phones when necessary

Maintain Studio Contact Lists for all shows and Main Contact List

Maintain Show Crew Lists and Production Schedules for dept.

Maintain Distribution grid for all shows (dailies, cuts)

Manage invoices, mail, and personal service agreements (PSAs).

(TA’s, L+D’s, Check Requests, Related Party Requests for all shows / executives.)

Process DGA deal memos (work in conjunction with Labor Dept)

Various Admin responsibilities (mail, storage, wrap accounting)

Distribute Production Manual and intro email to all new shows/pilots


  • Strong phone and organizational skills are required.

  • Minimum two years in television production experience necessary (preferably a CBS Production).

  • Excellent typing and office skills are essential.

  • Candidate must be a self-starter who can initiate and maintain office systems.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled