Coordinator, Business Affairs


New York, NY, US, 10036

Business Development
New York


CBS News and Stations is looking to add a Business Affairs Coordinator to its team! The ideal candidate is a professional who is comfortable working in an exciting, faced paced environment - handling a wide variety of sensitive and confidential information.  They will be responsible for assisting the various executives with the Business Affairs Department carry out the goals of the company and department- reviewing agreements, managing/tracking payments, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

-Handle confidential and sensitive material in a professional manner.
-Review and draft term sheets, employee communications, and payment memoranda.
-Potential to negotiate employment contracts for on- and off-air personnel directly with talent and/or their representatives, as applicable.
-Work cross functionally and tactically with all other key departments, including Distribution, Finance, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Legal Affairs, Operations, Production, and Talent Strategy. 
-Manage calendar for executives of Business Affairs.
-Prepare agreements for signature and scan, email, and e-file.
-Receive and review invoices, secure necessary payment approvals, generate, and distribute payment memoranda.
-Execute appropriate forms in connection with any changes, promotions, new hires and departures.
-Resolve issues and answer any talent/agent/internal inquiries, coordinating with other departments when necessary.
-Track payments and appearances for select talent.
-Provide general administrative support for executives of Business Affairs, as needed.



-Preferred bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience 
-Prior Executive Assistant or Paralegal experience a plus 
-Superior written and verbal communication, negotiation, and analytical skills, including succinctly conveying and explaining complex concepts to others outside, and at all levels of, the company.
-Proficiency in implementing multiple, high-priority projects concurrently, proactively, and efficiently and in a dedicated manner under tight timeframes with a keen attention to detail, organizational skills and time management.
-Exceptional Microsoft Office suite skills – particularly Excel and Word.
-A professional, positive, and confident demeanor and excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
-Extraordinary initiative and ability to build and work both autonomously as well as collaboratively with the business affairs team and other company executives and departments.
-Ability to demonstrate creativity, flexibility, and adaptability within corporate parameters and accept rapidly evolving situations and tasks outside of existing areas of expertise.

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.




Hiring Salary Range: $48,800.00 - 61,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, 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.  


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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City