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Associate General Counsel - Legal Music Publishing


New York, NY 04-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

We are seeking a highly adaptable and collaborative problem-solver with a strong music publishing background to lead our dynamic legal publishing team. In this role you will lead and develop a team of lawyers and provide strategic and legal guidance together with regional legal leadership and specialists. We are looking for someone with sharp analytical and communication skills who can handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility and creativity and has demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment and critical thinking.

What You'll Do
• Run, empower, and manage a team of attorneys across multiple territories.
• Provide strategic and legal mentorship and facilitate practical solutions to achieve business objectives while handling legal and commercial risk.
• Negotiate and draft business critical license agreements with music publishers and relevant societies.
• Work closely with, support and advise our Business Affairs teams on global licensing projects.
• Assist and support Product and Content Operations teams in connection with the launch of new service features and integrations.
• Collaborate with our Finance and Operations teams on drafting and implementing our music publishing license agreements.

Who You Are
• 15 + years of experience working in a law firm and/or in-house legal department, dealing with music streaming industry issues.
• Extensive experience from the music publishing industry, dealing with the wide variety of legal issues relating to music licensing and digital distribution on a global basis.
• Shown experience handling and developing a legal team.
• Practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving and ability to optimally counsel business teams by providing pragmatic, commercial and timely advice.
• Standout colleague with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Comfortable working in a company experiencing rapid change.
• J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school (or foreign equivalent)

Where you'll Be
• This will be a New York or London based role

The United States base range for this position is $ 265,350.00-331,680.00 plus equity. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays, paid sick leave. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world's most popular audio streaming subscription service.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp33e9-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $265,350 to $331,680 Per Year ($ USD)