Full Time Job

Director, A&R Administration

Sony Music

New York, NY 09-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

As Manager, A&R Administration, you will create and manage recording budgets for artists signed to Sony Music or to Sony Music's joint ventures. This role will report to the Sr. Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs Operations.

What you'll do:
• Setup GRAS Project and associated Financial accounts as needed
• Approve expenses, issue purchase orders, and process payments for all recording costs (travel, studio, equipment, etc.) and contractual costs (advances, legal fees, etc.)
• Draft video production agreements, remixer agreements, and other 3rd party contracts required for release
• Review assets to ensure all third party clearances are secured prior to release of a product
• Oversee Video Recording Authorization process for new videos
• Liaise with Royalties department to ensure recording costs are properly reflected on statements
• Prepare and file AFM/AFTRA union contracts for performers on each project
• Ad hoc projects as requested

Who you are:
• Minimum of 4 years of label A&R Administration experience
• Familiarity with AFTRA/AFM session reports
• Highly skilled in computer software applications: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook), Lotus Notes
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Detail oriented, organized, timely and accurate
• Previous legal experience a plus

What we give you:
• An opportunity to fuel the creative journey on a global stage
• An investment in your learning & development
• A comprehensive and attractive 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
• Time for a Winter recess

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpj35x-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.