CBS Corporation Director, Business Affairs in Studio City, California

Director, Business Affairs

REF#: 28451

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of primetime and late-night programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable. The Studio’s roster of primetime programs includes the phenomenally successful "NCIS" franchise; the critically acclaimed series "Madam Secretary," "Jane The Virgin," "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Reign"; the hit dramas "Elementary," "Blue Bloods," "Hawaii Five-0" and "Scorpion"; the summer event series "Zoo"; and the new dramas "BrainDead" and "American Gothic." The Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show "The Talk" and the late-night talk shows "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "The Late Late Show with James Corden" make up the Studio’s daytime and late-night roster. For CBS All Access, the Studio produces the highly anticipated new "Star Trek" series, as well as the upcoming spinoff of broadcast television’s most acclaimed drama, "The Good Wife." The Studio’s new series for the 2016-2017 season are "Bull," "Doubt," "The Great Indoors," "Kevin Can Wait," "MacGyver," "Man With a Plan" and "Pure Genius" for the CBS Television Network; "No Tomorrow" for The CW; and "Incorporated" for Syfy.


Oversee, structure and negotiate a wide variety of deals in connection with the development and production of unscripted programming.

Negotiate and draft agreements for rights acquisition, above the line talent and licensing and distribution.

Work with various internal departments in the deal-making process.

Responsible for business affairs issues on current programs and the effective and timely communication with internal departments and producers in connection with such programs


Required: JD required

Preferred: Minimum of five years of Legal and/or Business Affairs experience within the entertainment industry.

Strong analytical and writing skills.

Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple high priority projects with attention to detail.

Professional, confident, demeanor and a team player.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled