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Coordinator, U.S. Network Distribution (Sales)

Posted: 9 Apr 2021 Closes: 21 May 2021
New York, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time VIA_2021-16206

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

ViacomCBS' U.S. Network Distribution (USND) department negotiates and manages carriage agreements with traditional cable operators both large (Comcast, Charter) and small (NCTC and Independent cable operators), virtual MVPDs (YouTube TV) and wireless distributors (T-Mobile and Verizon) to bring ViacomCBS content to current and emerging devices and platforms. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about the business of media and can adapt to a constantly shifting landscape!

The coordinator will work directly with the USND team to support account management and new sales efforts.

  • Lead account management by understanding and maintaining subscriber trends, viewership analysis, consumer products and offerings, and corporate structure
  • Aggregate and synthesize account reporting and data for senior management through models and reports
  • Become a specialist on the ins and outs of team accounts to bring insight to contract negotiations and other high-level projects
  • Work collaboratively across USND verticals to fulfill partner needs, execute department initiatives, and launch new products with Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Legal, and Finance teams
  • Independently manage small cable accounts, which can include presenting to clients, attending industry events and negotiating direct agreements
  • Identify new business opportunities to expand VCBS' reach through research and competitive analysis
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with 1-3 years of experience, preferably within a cross-functional business environment
  • Project management: Organized, detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strategic analysis: Strong research and analytical skills and ability to synthesize data
  • Personal: Proactive self-starter and teammate, ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adapt to changing industry and organizational landscape
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills as required to interface across several levels and groups
  • Client management: Experience in developing and maintaining excellent client relationships
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.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand ViacomCBS

Function Distribution Operation/Sales

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2021-16206

ViacomCBS Networks International

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