Full Time Job

Coordinator, Business and Legal Affairs

Sony Music

New York, NY 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Coordinator, Business and Legal Affairs you will directly support a senior vice president and three attorneys with everyday functions of the office. Additionally, the position requires frequently backing-up additional attorneys and interaction with staff throughout the company.

What you'll do:
• Perform administrative tasks for assigned supervisors (answering phones, sorting mail, manage calendars, maintain contact lists, arrange meetings, make travel arrangements, process expenses, draft correspondence, order supplies, scan & file contracts/agreements, maintain legal binders, etc.)
• Maintain and/or circulate multiple internal rosters
• Maintain weekly status sheet reports
• Submit monthly AFTRA spreadsheet
• Distribute paperwork to new artist's management
• Transcribe artist lyrics for A&R Administrators
• Research & pull agreements from Carma; circulating paperwork (physically and digitally)
• Follow up with A&R Administrators and BLA attorneys about agreements and paperwork
• Prepare time sensitive agreements & other documents for execution; distribute agreements & related correspondence
• Prepare and distribute Music Video Agreements on an as needed basis, follow up with production companies in order to ensure all necessary releases are received.
• Proofread and edit agreements and deal memos as needed

Who you are:
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• Minimum (1) year previous work or internship experience, ideally in a legal capacity required
• Basic knowledge of the music industry, entertainment law and/or intellectual property preferred
• Previous experience within the music or entertainment industry is strongly preferred
• Experience working with contracts and various intellectual property matters preferred
• Experience working with confidential and sensitive content preferred
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task , problem solve and work well under pressure
• Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
• Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills

What we give you:
• You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
• A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
• An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
• Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
• We invest in your professional growth & development
• Time off for a winter recess

This position requires that the job candidate be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that an applicant will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine). The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4wqv7-54-80-173-217-42 in your application.