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Licensing Coordinator - CBS News Archives Sales

Posted: 15 Apr 2021 Closes: 21 May 2021
New York, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time VIA_38322

REF#: 38322


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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.


Seeking a Coordinator to assist with the licensing and sales of CBS News' owned content.


Working under the direction of the Licensing Manager, assist with Archive Sales research and project analysis, including:
  • Conduct research to determine copyright & sales viability of CBS News owned content.
  • Liaise with the Operations and Account Management Sales teams, as well as any other staff working on sales projects, to communicate licensing prospects.
  • Provide assistance on the tracking, trafficking and communication of project details. Guarantee projects move seamlessly through established workflows to completion.
  • Maintain electronic files relating to all CBS News' sales projects.

  • 1-2 years of experience in rights & clearances or sales licensing preferred
  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office and internet tools; ability to learn database systems; and experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
  • Solutions oriented collaborator who will work well across internal departments and external partners

FUNCTION: Administration

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