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Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Advertising, Global Sourcing & Enterprise Technology

30064

New York, NY, US, 10036

Legal
New York
Full-Time

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:

 

We are looking for a Counsel to join the Paramount Advertising, Global Sourcing and Enterprise Technology legal team! In this role, you will provide transactional and advisory services to a wide variety of client groups. You will support Paramount programming services, including Paramount’s legacy media businesses, the Paramount+ subscription service, and the Pluto TV FAST service.

 

  • Review, draft and negotiate many types of commercial contracts. Examples include services agreements, ad sales insertion orders and related terms, software-as-a-service licenses, marketing and agency agreements, talent agreements, data licenses, and online terms and conditions.
  • Work closely with business teams, including Ad Sales (linear, digital and multiplatform), Ad Sales Operations, Advanced Advertising, Brand Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Research, Consumer Insights, Distribution, Anti-Piracy, and more. 
  • Collaborate with other in-house legal and compliance teams, including Privacy, Risk Management and Information Security. 
  • Develop and implement policies and practices for business clients to manage legal risk.
  • Propose and develop process improvements for the legal team. 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • JD from an accredited law school and strong academic credentials.
  • 3 years of relevant experience at a large law firm and/or media, advertising or technology company.
  • Member in good standing of the New York Bar. 
  • In-depth knowledge of contract law.

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  • Familiarity with some or all of the following: intellectual property, advertising technology, integrated marketing, influencer marketing, privacy and data protection laws and regulations, consumer research, data licensing, software and technology services, social media, content distribution, and entertainment law.
  • Attention to detail, a desire to learn more about the media industry, and an interest in different areas of practice.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently while covering a high volume of deals.

 

 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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