Paralegal, Worldwide Marketing

Paramount PicturesLos angeles, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site


Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with the entertainment industry’s biggest filmmakers and brightest stars to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission: Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as A Quiet Place and Rocketman have further elevated Paramount’s film legacy. On the small screen, Paramount Television Studios’ Defending Jacob, 13 Reasons Why, The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Made for Love and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount’s passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

This position will be responsible for drafting contracts, reviewing and clearing marketing materials and providing legal support to Paramount’s worldwide marketing clients, including theatrical, television production, home media, and television licensing.
Basic Qualifications
  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of marketing agreements, including agreements for: marketing vendors, clip licenses, prize packages, creative content productions, contests/sweepstakes, interactive and digital services, live events, publicity and awards consultants, artwork commissions, photographer engagements, venue rentals, promotion and sponsorship agreements, product placement agreements, and influencer agreements.
  • Review and legally clear creative marketing assets, including: home entertainment packaging, trailers and theatrical clips, online and social media assets, co-promotion materials, and acquisition picture materials.
  • Review/analyze marketing requirements and paid advertising memorandums for film acquisition titles.
  • Provide practical risk assessment and risk reduction solutions to marketing clients on industry-specific marketing issues, including COPPA, false advertising, privacy, FTC, and CPSIA.
  • Establish and foster business relationships with clients from multiple divisions within Hollywood and international offices.
  • Partner with Paramount lawyers in the UK and France on film-specific matters.
  • Assist with ad-hoc legal, contract and rights research projects.
Additional Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Paralegal Certificate from ABA credited program (preferred).
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in marketing law or entertainment law.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines for tasks/assignments.
  • Strong drafting, analytical and interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; and professional business demeanor.
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to exercise good judgment and make quick decisions dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Careful attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, internet software, social media, and online document management systems / digital legal filing systems.
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
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