Contract Job

Manager, Contract Management


Hollywood, CA 03-16-2021
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview and Responsibilities

We're looking for an incredible Manager, Contract Management who will work with Music Strategy and Creative Music & Licensing Strategy to manage day-to-day drafting, negotiating and operational needs in connection with the use of original music within ViacomCBS content. Our ideal candidate will work closely with several other departments including Music & Talent, Business & Legal Affairs, Creative, Production, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property and various production and creative teams.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Drafting and negotiating composer agreements, music editor agreements, and other agreements regarding music ownership
• Working with the Creative Music & Licensing Strategy team to ensure timely delivery of music and metadata
• Maintaining and updating a tracking report and communicating with various departments on the status of agreements
• Advising internal teams on music-related legal matters
• Reviewing past agreements and researching related legal issues

Basic Qualifications
• 3+ years' experience at a music label, music publisher, network, studio, entertainment law firm or production company
• Working knowledge of music agreements, contract law and intellectual property rights
• Previous experience conducting legal research, analysis and reasoning
• Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal,organizational and computer skills

Additional Qualifications
• A demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate and interact with agents, managers and outside attorneys
• Must be able to work independently, multi-task under pressure, and manage a high-volume workload efficiently
• Ability to build positive client relationships at all levels of the business and advise clients in an ever-evolving corporate environment
• Collaborative, team-focused approach
• Willingness to seek and resolve issues, demonstrating good judgment and paying great attentionto detail