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ViacomCBS Senior Coordinator, Global Data Governance in New York, New York

REF#: 38135

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.



Responsible for the operation and maintenance of ViacomCBS’s Global Data Governance (GDG) program, The Content Registry (CR). Executes data related workflows. Provides reporting support as needed to communicate statistics on ViacomCBS holdings.


  • Operation of proprietary database applications for data entry into the Content Registry (CR).

  • Processing, organization and distribution of all workflow requests submitted through EBX.

  • Establish, track and monitor the prioritization of new submissions.

  • Provide reference and research assistance for user community.

  • Develop and provide historical references for company holdings.

  • Participation in long-term Data Governance projects and the communication of status to all necessary parties.

  • Track and enforce customer Service Level Agreements.

  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT) for CR database.

  • Provide support to other systems (Rights Logic, ALIAS, What’s On, ARC) particularly regarding integration with the CR.

  • Maintain current knowledge of new technologies and practices used in the Data Governance process through exposure to industry practices, changing technology, and proactive networking.



  • Familiarity with VIACOM Media Networks programming.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities with experience in process and quality analysis

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities while working in a fast-paced schedule driven organization.

  • Familiarity with MDM software tools, workflows, and interfaces with other systems.

  • Experience in Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management, and Data Architecture Standardization.

  • Knowledge of content metadata and TV media-based ontologies (PBCore, EBUCore, EIDR, etc.)

  • Experience working with customers in multiple time zones in a 24-hour environment.

  • Superior customer service skills; both in communication and follow-up.

  • Knowledge of entertainment media acquisition, production, packaging, delivery, and distribution workflows including Rights, Scheduling, and Finance Systems.

  • Understanding of the Viacom system landscape and the cross-system data dependencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Library Science or MIS or directly related field preferred

  • Excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of EBX, SAP, and RMS preferred

  • Experience with Content Product Lifecycle Management and Master Data work streams

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain business processes

  • Knowledge to leverage support from Shared Service Organization and IT platforms

  • Work Experience in global markets a plus

  • Work Experience in the Broadcast Media industry a plus

FUNCTION: Administration

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