Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, CBS Sports

New York, NY, USA

CBS Sports (Paramount)

About the Role

Overview and Responsibilities
We are seeking a Counsel with 3 years of applicable experience who has strong contract drafting, analytical and interpersonal skills!

The position will include drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, such as programming, talent, marketing, distribution, production, operations, rights acquisition, and technology, as well as other duties as determined by management.
The Counsel will work with an experienced team of collegial and dedicated lawyers and will advise and work with various business units across the Sports group, including programming, sales, marketing, production, operations, finance, business affairs and other senior leadership.

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About the Company

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.