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Assistant Manager, Business & Legal Affairs

Posted Jun 03
Full Time
HybridMiami Beach, Florida

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
  • Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
  • Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.
  • Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

 

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Business & Legal Affairs

 

A little bit about our team:

We are a dynamic, diverse and dedicated team of professionals with a passion for music who provide general counseling to Warner Music Latina Inc. across a wide range of business and legal issues. We value hard work, finely tuned listening, and a forward-thinking mindset. We work closely with every department at the label, and we focus on structuring the label’s business and legal relationship with each of our artists.

 

Your role:

You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful and tangible contribution to the creation and release of our artists’ music. You will be directly involved in all business and legal aspects of the process from recording to marketing to other activities surrounding artist projects. In a rapidly and ever-changing industry, you will be challenged to make the most of your existing skills while learning new ones.

 

Here you’ll get to:

  • You will assist with drafting a variety of music and entertainment-related agreements, including video, licenses, producer, mixer, NDAs, waivers and termination/release agreements along with related correspondence (e.g., memos, emails, and letters).
  • You will render general assistance to A&R, marketing, video, commerce, promotion, royalties, and other departments regarding documents that may be required and approvals that may be needed.
  • You will respond on a timely basis to inquiries from internal business units.
  • You will support managing deadlines, triggers, files and agreements database.  
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

About you:

  • Fully fluent in English. Spanish is preferred.
  • You have a J.D. plus membership in good standing in Florida, New York or California state bars.
  • You have at least 1-3 years of post-bar experience preferably in a corporate environment.
  • You have the ability to be a self-starter and fast learner. You have great analytical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work independently, and within a team-oriented environment.
  • You are able to meet deadlines consistently and effectively while working under pressure and can manage multiple assignments and prioritize them effectively and appropriately.

 

We’d love it if you also had:

  • An understanding of the areas of the law applicable to the music business, including copyright, trademark, contract, rights of publicity, etc. 
  • Experience in negotiating and drafting agreements.

 

About us:

Warner Music Latina is the Latin division of Warner Music Group, representing US Latin in our Miami office. Warner Music Latina seeks to provide best in class service to its artist roster and to push the Latin culture forward, while breaking international barriers with its expertise to develop artists locally and in the global market. Among the extensive star-studded and up-and-coming artists on the roster are Yandel, Maria Becerra, Danny Ocean, Sofia Reyes, Zion & Lennox, Tiago PZK, Justin Quiles, Myke Towers, Blessd, Ovy on the Drums, Elena Rose, Mau Y Ricky, among many others.

As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through  a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.
 

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Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG.  We love it here, and think you will, too.

This position will require being in the office 4 days a week.  We believe that an in-office presence is critical for talent development, collaboration and building strong relationships.

 

Salary Range

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.