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Coordinator- News Licensing


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company 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, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


The Global Distribution Group is responsible for licensing to Free TV, FVOD, Pay TV, SVOD, Basic Cable, Video On Demand, Digital and Audio. News Content Distribution is the licensing arm of the Global Distribution Group, working to drive revenue for CBS News. 


The Coordinator, News Licensing, supports and facilitates the sales and licensing efforts of the News Content Distribution. 


•    Operational support to assist sales negotiations
•    Handle administrative duties for the executive including but not limited to: arranging travel, managing schedules, reconciling expenses, submit and file T&E reports 
•    Assist in research of industry changes and potential market opportunities 
•    Help grow CBS Newspath’s client base  
•    Monitor CRM deal workflow tasks including customer setup, customer maintenance, deal entry and approval routing
•    New Customer setup in CRM
•    Request avails/clearances 
•    Initiate Third Party Approval process
•    Coordinate marketing sell-sheets and other ad hoc sales initiatives on request
•    Track and follow up approvals (whether legal, admin, sales management, tech/security reviews, etc.) as needed


Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field 
•    Minimum 1-year work experience, preferably with news and/or international background


Additional Qualifications:
•    Knowledge and interest in CBS News and other Networks’ news programs 
•    Strong interest in news and current affairs programming

•    Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Power Point, and Excel
•    Proficiency in design software a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator)
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines
•    Familiar with a variety of industry concepts and properties
•    Ability to handle confidential information
•    Ability to work well under pressure
•    Self-motivated and proactive with a flexible attitude and positive outlook


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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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