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Senior Contract Administrator, Global Content Distribution


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Overview and Responsibilities: 


This position is responsible for providing day-to-day contract & legal administration support to the Paramount Global Content Distribution division by timely and efficiently preparing contracts, coordinating execution of approved agreements and tracking and distributing documents.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Prepare contracts, amendments and other legal documents using established templates in connection with Paramount’s worldwide television and digital distribution of motion pictures and episodic content, with a focus on pay TV, basic TV, free TV, SVOD and AVOD/FVOD
  • Coordinate and track status of agreements and related payments
  • Coordinate and correspond with the Sales, Business Affairs, Creative Affairs, Finance and Legal departments regarding contract administration issues
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned and directed by the Director, Contract & Legal Affairs and senior members of the Legal & Business Affairs team


Basic Qualifications:


  • At least 5 years of equivalent experience at a major television/motion picture studio and/or comparable administration experience at a law firm
  • Paralegal legal degree or certification, or equivalent work experience
  • Solid drafting skills and the ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload while maintaining keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


Additional Qualifications:


  • Experience with agreements such as linear and digital distribution license agreements
  • Familiarity with the motion picture and television program licensing process and terminology
  • Strong analytical, writing and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and consultative skills
  • Teamwork-oriented attitude and experience operating as part of a close team
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a high-volume workload effectively
  • Ability to work proactively, exercise good judgment and make sound decisions
  • Adaptable to changes



Additional Information:


Hiring Salary Range: $35.10 hour - $38.95 hour. The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles