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Coordinator, Content Distribution

18055

New York, NY, US, 10019

Other
New York
Full-Time

The CBS Entertainment Group,  a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.

 

Position Overview

Coordinator, Content Distribution, works as a liaison between internal facilities and vendors, fulfilling purchase orders for video, audio, file processing and manufacture on premise and in the public cloud. This position ensures that all client needs are met, to the fullest satisfaction, applying the most efficient and cost-effective methods. This person will build all digital file-based deliverables, is responsible for QC and delivery for domestic, VOD, international platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service to clients including cable networks, international broadcasters, syndication and streaming companies
  • Generate internal work orders that direct the activity of technical, scheduling, library, shipping and billing staff members
  • High volume digital file creation via transcode, auto QC initiation and review, and file delivery via multiple platforms
  • Reconciliation of purchase orders, services and rates
  • Lead complex data spreadsheets and systems
  • Work with internal and external clients for end-to-end order fulfillment
  • Responsible for writing and processing external Purchase Orders
  • Follow through to ensure all production obstacles are overcome and that distribution goals and requirements are met
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal departments and ViacomCBS
  • Creatively resolve technical and resource issues
  • Spearhead workload and responsibilities based on contractual delivery dates and client requests
  • Research source materials
  • Provide budgets and potential delivery information to legal and sales
  • Organizing material for deliverables with our vendors
  • Provide updates of any delays to manager in a timely manner
  • Ensure content has proper rights and clearances for distribution

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and talents:

  • A passion for media and entertainment is a must
  • Experience in the media & entertainment industry relating to one or more of the following areas – digital video and audio, asset management systems/platforms, multimedia formats, international distribution and/or syndication
  • 1+ years of experience with customer service, content management practices, video/audio formats and standards
  • Knowledge of production and media supply chain’s workflows and standard methodologies in the workplace
  • Strong collaboration, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent productivity skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under shifting deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, great teammate who is driven to produce results
  • Willingness to learn fundamental elements of cloud based concepts
  • Bi-lingual is desirable but not required
  • Flexibility to work with teams in different time zones

 

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.


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