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ViacomCBS Director, Global Licensing Rights Management - ViacomCBS Networks International in New York, New York

About The Brand

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.

Overview and Responsibilities

Together with the VP, Business and Legal Affairs Systems, this role is responsible for all aspects of development and support for a ViacomCBS Rights Management System (RMS).


  • Oversee the continued development of the licensing side of a RMS, including system functionality for contract entry and reporting (sales and availability)

  • Review and provide input on existing RMS functionality with an eye to maximizing system efficiencies

  • Coordinate with US based Rights In team, HQ and International business and support teams (Legal, Finance, Operations, Info Technology), and the vendor to progress RMS licensing capture and output

  • Devise and coordinate the business’s testing plans, see opportunities for operational system optimization and report RMS issues

  • Draft progress reports and presentations and deliver to senior management

  • Collect, interpret, and analyze licensing agreements across all of business lines (affiliate, digital, sales) to determine necessary system functionality

  • Develop and implement strategies for ensuring the integrity of data input

  • Establish policies and procedures for reporting (sales/avails)

  • Train staff on entry, reporting, and function as go-to person for RMS (reporting and entry)

Basic Qualifications

  • College degree

  • Experience with rights management systems (Salesforce, RMS or equivalent)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF)

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with licensing at a media company preferred

  • Excellent analytical, drafting, communication, project management, and organizational skills

  • Effective client-support skills and experience

  • Attention to detail, ability to handle and prioritize simultaneous responsibilities

  • Keen ability to understand and re-assess on a constant basis the day, week, and year’s priorities, and handle matters accordingly. Communicate priorities and needs internally as well as externally

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment across time zones across international media environments and cultures, and ability to communicate with multicultural client groups


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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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand ViacomCBS Networks International

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-14276