CBS Corporation Legal Counsel in New York, New York

Legal Counsel

REF#: 32443

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — "the Eye" — one of the most-recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences. For more information, go to [1] www.cbscorporation.com.

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DESCRIPTION:

CBS is in search for a lawyer with 3-5 years of experience who has strong writing, research, analytical and interpersonal skills. The position will include drafting and negotiating agreements, such as marketing, distribution, production, rights acquisition, technology and nondisclosure agreements, as well as other duties as determined by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • JD degree from accredited law school; excellent academic credentials

  • Member of the New York Bar

  • 3-5 years of legal experience at a law firm or in-house at a media company

  • Superior writing and oral communication skills

  • Possess excellent negotiating, analytical, drafting and interpersonal skills

  • Superior work ethic, well organized and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously

  • Experience regarding technology, intellectual property, and digital media transactions preferred

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled