Contract Job

Coordinator Administration

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 05-06-2024
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Job Description
Job Title: Coordinator, Contract Administration

A little bit about our team:

This is a unique opportunity to join the Business & Legal Affairs department at Atlantic Records. In Contract Administration, we are responsible for reviewing and vetting all audio and video material released by the company, including ensuring timely clearance of all third party side artist issues. We additionally oversee all third-party licensing requests and draft various ancillary agreements. You will have the opportunity to work with various departments as we serve as the primary interface between Legal, A&R Administration, Licensing and Royalties.

Your role:

We are currently seeking a Coordinator to join our Contract Administration team. You will play a critical role in the performance and success of the department. You will be responsible for obtaining approvals, contractual research and side artist clearances. If you enjoy working behind the scenes, in a fast-paced team environment this is the position for you.

Here you'll get to:
• Handle all incoming promotional clearance requests for active catalog on all samplers, TV shows, artwork, etc., including obtaining necessary approvals and drafting no objection letters/gratis licenses
• Obtain approvals for third party soundtrack and compilation licensing requests
• Liaise with outside labels and artist managers to obtain side artist clearances, including assisting in negotiating of terms
• Research rights/restrictions for various departments, including, regarding litigation and licensing requests.
• Review videos for trademark/copyright issues
• Assist in department and company projects as needed

About you:
• Detail-oriented, incredibly organized, timely and accurate
• Strong research skills
• Solid communication and follow-up skills
• Ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment
• Self-motivated and resourceful
• Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and prioritize workflow
• BA or BS degree

We'd love it if you also had:
• Legal assistant background
• Passion for music
• Desire to learn about the business side of the music industry


Salary Range
$21.79 to $23.07 Hourly

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.

Links to relevant documents:

2024 Benefits At A Glance final.pdf

EVerify Participation Poster.pdf

Right To Work - English.pdf

Right to Work - Spanish.pdf

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g47n7v-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $21.79 to $23.07 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Warner Music Group

With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.