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Contract Administrator, CBS Studios

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 Closes: 17 Oct 2021
Studio City, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time VIA_7020

CBSStudios is one of the industry's leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, organized, proactive and curious individual to join our Contract Administration team. The Administrator will work closely with various departments including Legal, Business Affairs, Production, Casting, Labor Relations, Current, and Creative to administer the contractual obligations of all above-the-line talent. The candidate is someone who is eager to learn and understands the importance of minuscule details.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sends out all start paperwork
  • Generates A-T-L payment schedules
  • Generates episodic writer & director agreements on all assigned series
  • Generates option pick up & start date notices
  • Generates Notice of Tentative Writing Credits
  • Creates and maintains show files
  • Sends out pertinent documentation & maintains charts in connection with the BCS, CBS anti-harassment, NOE for all assigned series/pilots
  • Maintains informational charts for all assigned series
Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in business and legal affairs, production payroll and/or contract administration at a major studio or agency
  • Ability to read and understand contracts and terms of payment
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with multiple internal and external groups
  • Organization and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 360 - Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Additional Qualifications:
  • Ability to effectively interact with a range of personalities and styles to establish and maintain relationships with various departments at ViacomCBS
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to work well under pressure with many changing deadlines
  • Be a proactive contributor who can work both independently and collaboratively to balance multiple priorities at a time
  • Have phenomenal communication negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelors degree preferred, but not required

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. Viacom 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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