Senior Contracts Coordinator, Business & Legal Affairs (English/

Employer
Paramount
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 18, 2023
Closes
Dec 15, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Full-Time


Overview and Responsibilities:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Business and Legal Affairs Consumer Products team at Paramount! This is a hybrid position with the expectation of working in the office (NY – Times Square) at least two (2) days per week. The Senior Coordinator will be a primary point of contact for the Paramount Consumer Products business team in Latin America, with the responsibility of ensuring a fast, efficient, and consistent turnaround time for all deals across Latin America and certain other international markets while providing a high level of professional service at all times.

Managing and administering legal documents and processes for Latin America, in particular Brazil, and other certain international markets
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts for Consumer Products (merchandise, promotions, publishing, agent/master licensee representation agreements, collaboration agreements, permission letters and termination agreements)
Collaborating with colleagues from the global Consumer Products Business and Legal Affairs team
Always providing excellent and professional service and maintaining internal and external relationships (i.e. agents and licensees)
Maintaining templates and suggesting updates
Liaising with the intellectual property team regarding IP infringement matters and supporting Counsel with day–to–day IP protection matters
Assisting with reports, research, counterfeit sightings, debt collection and litigation matters as required
Assisting with location–based experiences matters as required
Assisting VP, SVP and EVP on special projects, as well other team members with drafting contracts, amendments, and other miscellaneous needs that may arise

Basic Qualifications:

2+ years of paralegal experience (plus, certificate in paralegal studies or contract management is preferred)
Fluency in Portuguese and English (plus, proficiency in Spanish is preferred)
Strong understanding of intellectual property and contracts law, and confident at autonomously drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements and amendments

Additional Qualifications:

Experience working with Brazilian organizations and familiarity with local laws, regulations and business practices preferred
Experience working in–house preferred (but will consider applicants from a private practice background whove had experience managing their own caseload and dealing directly with clients)
Strong commercial awareness
Able to succinctly explain key issues and provide actionable advice/solutions to business teams
Ability to understand numbers in business/financial context
Able to cope with demanding workload while maintaining high standards under pressure
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly across cultures and languages

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Additional Information:

Hiring Salary Range: $31.25 – $32.70 per hour

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job–related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. (link removed)

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