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Vice President, Business Affairs

CBS Interactive Inc. - Burbank, CA

Vice President, Business Affairs

The candidate will provide business development and deal negotiation support for proprietary ViacomCBS’ SVOD programming. Manage various aspects of the rights to the ViacomCBS catalog, and all other catalog acquisitions including underlying film licenses, catalogue episodes, and new episode production. Review budgets and other financial data associated with the development and production of such programming. Work with various internal departments in the deal-making process. Responsible for business affairs issues on current programs and the effective and timely communication with internal departments and producers in connection with such programs. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. 8+ year’s professional experience at a major law firm or media company, including significant transactional work in-house at an entertainment, media or production company are required. Juris Doctorate (JD) are required. Must be a Licensed Attorney in the state of California. Experience negotiating and drafting television talent agreements. Strong analytical, communication, and legal drafting skills are required. Knowledgeable and experienced in multi-platform distribution of content are required. Able to work to deadlines in a highly pressurized and demanding environment are required. Able to inspire, lead and develop team members as well as influence colleagues across the business are required. Interest in evolving new media business models and the ability to understand and devise new such business models are required. Extensive knowledge of film, television, and pop culture with an eye for quality and commercial viability are required. Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, and to assess and minimize legal risks with good business judgment. Relevant experience negotiating television development/production deals in a business affairs department at a media company and/or entertainment legal practice strongly preferred. Prior experience negotiating between network/SVOD platforms strongly preferred. Strong professional relationships with talent representatives and business/legal affairs executives are required.

463 days 8 hours ago

CBS Interactive Inc.


Vice President, Business Affairs CBS Interactive Inc. - Burbank, CA, United States


Location: Burbank, CA