Temporary Job

Coordinator, Legal Affairs

Warner Music Group

Nashville, TN 05-02-2024
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title: Coordinator, Legal Affairs (Temp)

A little bit about our team:

As part of the Global Catalog Business and Legal Affairs team, the Legal Department is responsible for enforcing WMG's rights in the recorded music catalog repertoire controlled by its US record labels, managing litigations involving WMG's recorded music rights in conjunction with WMG's corporate litigation in-house counsel, fielding inquiries and claims from third parties, researching WMG's recorded music catalog rights, filing applications to register copyrights in and to WMG's recorded music repertoire, and managing WMG's relationships with the labor unions with which WMG's US record labels have collective bargaining agreements.

Members of the Legal Department work closely with employees in the Business Affairs, Finance, Production, Operations, New Media, and Marketing departments of each label client to fulfill the above-referenced responsibilities for the recordings and records those labels release.

Your role:

This position will provide administrative support to the Global Catalog Legal Affairs Team. Here you will collaborate closely daily with the Global Catalog attorneys You will carry out standard and confidential administrative and clerical duties. As a Global Catalog Business and Legal Affairs Coordinator, this role will deal predominantly with WMG's catalog repertoire and the Rhino label. Please note that this role will end after September 30, 2024.

Here you'll get to:
• Scan and collate documents, answer and screen incoming calls, etc.
• Field, track and route incoming correspondence
• Maintain filing system
• Draft and distribute internal and external correspondence
• Draft letters of direction for payee changes from recording artists, producers, and other third party royalty participants and their representatives
• Research royalties information and contract terms
• Prepare documents for contract execution and post-execution handling
• Provide general support to the Legal Affairs team including administrative tasks
• Perform other similar tasks as requested, and handle other special projects as needed

About you:
• Bachelor's degree required
• Knowledgeable of general business practices and music industry trends
• Possess a strong work ethic; excellent organization skills and focused attention to detail
• Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office suite and Google Workspace
• Demonstrate a high level of customer service and phone etiquette for both internal and external clients
• Excellent written communication and social skills
• Handle confidential matters appropriately and with discretion
• Team player who is able to multi-task, prioritize, and maintain a standard of excellence

We'd love it if you also had:
• 1-3 years of relevant music industry experience

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.

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-re0ew7-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

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.