What you’ll be doing...

Why work here?

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that can be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touchpoint.

Overview

You will be in an integral position supporting the business, legal and financial aspects specific to Broadcast, Print and Digital/Social production. This includes vendor payments, production and talent contracting, budget administration, licensing of third-party materials, and interpretation of SAG/AFTRA commercial contracts as it relates to specific productions. You will work closely with the Senior Business Affairs Manager while managing your own productions.

Key responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Senior Business Affairs Manager and Producers to provide general Business Affairs support across all channels and portions of business.
  • Handling the oversight and administration of all vendor payments, including VZ direct payments and 3rd party payments.
  • Working with our talent payment vendor in handling talent contracting for all areas of production, including coordinating with production and account teams to secure accurate and specific rights.
  • Handling the oversight and administration of the Production Wrap Insurance Program.
  • Assisting with SAG-AFTRA talent paperwork, including generating talent contracts, talent releases, etc.
  • Reviewing creative for potential legal issues, including clearances and licensing of third-party print and social media materials.
  • Working closely with Legal in resolving potential production liabilities and creating optimal solutions.
  • Handling third-party clearances and licensing (including music, stock images, artwork, etc.) necessary for production and track, and maintaining meticulous appropriate records.
  • Generating vendor production agreements, negotiating vendor changes and additions to agreements.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in an agency business affairs environment.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Knowledge of performance unions and talent hiring globally.
  • Comfort working in a fast-past environment while managing urgent deadlines, organizing and reporting a variety of production details.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex contracts and summarize key strategic impact.
  • Strong financial acumen and overall business experience managing budgets, developing forecasts and assisting operational teams to stay on track of their annual spend.
  • Analytical, results and detail oriented abilities.
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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