Paralegal, Streaming Products
Employment Type: Full-Time
ViacomCBS Streaming is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our Legal Department as a Paralegal. Our legal department supports the global ViacomCBS Streaming group on a variety of matters related to the development, marketing, and distribution of our portfolio of streaming products and services - including, Paramount+, PlutoTV, BET+, CBSN, ETLive, CBS Sports HQ, and Noggin. We are responsible for assessing risk and developing compliance plans for the streaming product teams, reviewing and advising on IP matters, as well as reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a variety of media and technology agreements such as software evaluation agreements, content and data licensing agreements, master SaaS agreements. The ideal candidate has relevant experience in an in-house legal department responsible for compliance and/or risk management in connection with consumer-facing products and services.
Assist and support the development and implementation of a global streaming product compliance program by meeting regularly with local product teams to track feature development and/or product expansion, coordinating legal review and tracking guidance as provided, and developing and maintaining compliance documentation.
Assist with review and drafting of vendor services agreements that support the various streaming products and services.
Manage the contract lifecycle from initial approvals through renewals and/or termination.
Support compliance review and enforcement by reviewing product release candidates and/or marketing/promotion materials against compliance documentation and/or previously provided legal guidance.
Assist and support the ViacomCBS Streaming Legal Department with legal matters as needed.
Bachelor's Degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program.
At least 3 years of experience at a large law firm or in-house legal department.
Exposure to the Internet, media, and technology industries required.
Ability to read and understand contractual terms and strong experience in reviewing and negotiating contracts required.
Experience working on Media, IP and Technology issues preferred.
Proficiency in Google Apps/Google Suite and Salesforce.com preferred.
Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, common sense, and business judgment.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Ability to work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, prioritize time-sensitive tasks, manage client expectations, and work across organizational and geographic boundaries.
Able to learn and apply new information, skills, and procedures.
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