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Coordinator, Contracts Administration

12807

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Legal
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Paramount Television Studios is a leading studio,  developing and financing a wide range of cutting-edge and entertaining television content across all media platforms for distribution worldwide. The studio's robust slate includes Tom Clancy's "Jack Ryan" (Amazon),  "13 Reasons Why" (Netflix),  "Maniac" (Netflix),  "Shooter" (USA),  "Berlin Station" (EPIX),  "The Alienist" (TNT),  "The Haunting of Hill House" (Netflix), "Catch-22" (Hulu),  "First Wives Club" (Paramount Network),  "Looking for Alaska" (Hulu),  "Briarpatch" (USA),  "Boomerang" (BET),  "Shantaram" (Apple),  "Dream Team" (BET),  "The Contender" (EPIX) and "Snow Crash" (Amazon),  among others. Paramount Television Studios is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC),  a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a subsidiary of Paramount Global,  a global content company with premier television,  film and digital entertainment brands.

 

 

OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This position is responsible for providing day-to-day contract administration support to Paramount Television by timely and efficiently preparing contracts, coordinating execution of approved agreements, and tracking and distributing documents. 

 

  • Initiate payment requests and acquire necessary sign-offs
  • Prepare contracts, amendments and other legal documents using established templates
  • Coordinate and track status of agreements and related payments
  • Coordinate and correspond with Business Affairs, Creative Affairs, Finance, and Legal departments regarding contract administration issues
  • Maintain various records and files
  • Perform special tasks and assignments as required

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum 2 years of applicable experience at a major television/motion picture studio and/or comparable administration experience at a law firm
  • BA/BS Degree (strongly preferred) or equivalent work experience    

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience with agreements such as above-the-line talent contracts (writers, directors, producers, performers) and license agreements
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Solid drafting skills and the ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload while maintaining keen attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the television production process and terminology

 

 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.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles