CBS Corporation Syndication Sales Analyst in Santa Monica, California

Syndication Sales Analyst

REF#: 28913

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Distribution

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA


CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.


This position reports to Director, sales administration & legal services, and is primarily responsible for analyzing, entering and maintaining domestic syndication sales and financial information in CTD proprietary database systems.

Role and Responsibilities:

Review and analyze television license contracts for Domestic cable, new media, national syndication and local free TV

Entry of deal terms, billing, performance clauses and special contract provisions in CTD proprietary database system

Analyze, update and report licensee usage and channel information for basic cable and national syndication agreements and disseminate information to various departments within CTD and CBS Corporate

Prepare and submit system contract change orders to Legal and Finance Department for approvals

Generate and distribute standard and ad hoc system reports

Review and analyze contractual compliance of licensee’s reported time period changes and alert Sales and Legal of potential out-of-contract issues

Perform additional duties as assigned


Education and Qualification Requirements:

High school diploma

Strong analytical skills

Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, and other Windows applications

Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a time-intensive, demanding environment

Prior experience in the local television or syndication business

Strong attention to detail

Preferred Skills:

College degree from an accredited institution

Ability to analyze complex license agreements

Basic knowledge of Domestic cable, new media and syndication business


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled