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ViacomCBS Contract Administrator in Netherlands, United States

REF#: 37950

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Netherlands,Amsterdam


ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group is the leading distributor of premium content across multiple media platforms throughout the global marketplace. The division's portfolio is comprised of some of the world's most recognized brands, including feature films and television programs from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation, CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, CBS News, SHOWTIME Networks and Viacom brands. The division also has the largest distributed library of series and film titles, including global franchises such as "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "NCIS," "Star Trek," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Transformers," "Mission: Impossible," and more. In addition, the division licenses a diverse lineup of scripted and unscripted formats for local production and participates in international co-productions. ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group is a division of ViacomCBS Inc.


We are currently recruiting a Contract Administrator based at our EMEA Headquarters in Amsterdam. The Contract Administrator will work closely with our Amsterdam based and international team ensuring the efficient and accurate preparation, review and entry of contracts in the company’s systems. Applicants must enjoy working in a demanding, fast paced, team oriented atmosphere within a constantly evolving international industry.


  • Draft, review and administer television (content) license agreements, amendments and related documents, using company approved templates.

  • Support Legal & Business Affairs attorneys with special projects, contract/sales analysis, contract review, document presentation, etc.

  • Use company information systems and other resources to gather information as part of legal analysis and contract preparation.

  • Interface and liaise with Legal and Sales staff.

  • Follow-up and coordinate execution of contracts and related documents.

  • Create summaries of major deals.

  • Upload documents and correspondence into the Legal & Business Affairs’ document management system.

  • We offer:

  • A dynamic, team oriented international work environment.

  • Being part of a leading, global mass media company which is rapidly expanding.

  • Excellent compensation and benefits.

  • Opportunity to learn new skills and capabilities and build up a career within the entertainment industry.

  • Being part of an experienced team in a brand new office in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid.


About the team:

  • The team currently consists of 2 other contract administrator and 3 lawyers.

Please note: acquisition by agencies won’t be appreciated. We have our own in-house recruitment team.



  • Bachelor (minimum HBO) degree (preferably law).

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role with Business Affairs/Contracts/Legal.

  • In-depth knowledge and familiarity with television (content) license agreements and related documents.

  • Must be fluent in English.

  • Must have a valid work permit for The Netherlands.

  • Full time available, 5 days a week.

EEO Statement:

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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