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CBS Corporation Contracts Specialist in New York, New York

REF#: 35082


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.


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Role Details:

CBS Interactive is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our Legal Department as a Paralegal. This position offers the opportunity to support a wide range of businesses and operations at CBS Interactive - including our CNET Content Solutions sales team - by reviewing, drafting, and negotiating content and data licensing agreements, master SaaS agreements, order forms, NDAs, and advising on legal issues , prod reviewing and negotiating a variety of media and technology agreements. The ideal candidate has relevant experience at an in-house legal department supporting sales and/or procurement operations.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Work with CNET Content Solutions sales team to review, draft, and negotiate licensing and service agreements with their customers. Advise on contractual risks related to data privacy, IP ownership/control, and liability for infringement claims.

  • Support advertising operations, the information security group, and IT team by reviewing, drafting, and negotiating agreements with vendors providing various technical services — including hosting and cloud storage services, communication services, software licenses, and consulting services.

  • Support various editorial operations with reviewing, drafting, and negotiating, independent contractor agreements, production service agreements, general filming and location releases, content licensing, distribution and other partnership agreements.

  • Assist and support the CBSi legal department with a variety of legal matters including:

  • Review and draft responses to various legal claims (including DMCA claims)

  • Manage the contract lifecycle from initial approvals through renewals and/or termination.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • B.A. or B.S. degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program.

  • 3+ years of transactional paralegal experience at a large law firm or in-house legal department.

  • Exposure to the Internet, media, and technology industries required.

  • Ability to read and understand contractual terms and strong experience in reviewing and negotiating agreements required.

  • Experience working on Media, IP and Technology issues preferred.

  • Experience working with International Sales team a plus.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and business judgment.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, prioritize time-sensitive tasks, and work across organizational and geographic boundaries.

  • Able to learn and apply new information, skills, and procedures.

You might also have -

  • Proficiency in Google Apps/GSuite and preferred.


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