Temporary Job


Warner Music Group

New York, NY 03-03-2023
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Paralegal (Temp)

A little bit about our team:

The Business & Legal Affairs department provides global business and legal support to Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), which offers distribution, sales and frontline label services to a wide variety of third party record labels and artists.

Your role:

This is a truly unique and highly coveted position to perform business and legal affairs efforts for several lines of businesses within the ADA umbrella which sits within Warner Music Group, a home to a collection of the best-known labels in the music industry, as well as one of the world's leading music publishers. You will have the opportunity to help craft our strategy and play a key role in fast-paced artist and distribution deals, as well as acquisitions, JVs, equity investments, new technologies and strategic partnerships.

Here you'll get to:
• Draft initial legal documents for attorney review, including proposals; long-form distribution agreements; and video production and artwork agreements.
• Prepare and circulate comprehensive deal summaries.
• Interpret, advise and respond to questions regarding complicated contractual provisions.
• Track, organize and upload documentation to proprietary server systems.
• Prepare and circulate winding down summaries for outbound labels.
• Track end dates for label agreements for renewal and termination purposes.

About you:
• College degree preferred.
• Minimum 3 years of experience at a law firm or in an in-house business and legal affairs role, with a proficient understanding of legal contracts.
• Experience in the music industry.
• Proficiency with Excel, Word and Outlook, and general ability to navigate new technological systems.

We'd love it if you also had:
• Highly detail-oriented, organized and accurate.
• Able to prioritize and manage large volumes of work independently.


Salary Range
$30.00 to $45.00 Hourly

Salary Ranges are included for all NY, California job postings and 100% remote roles where talent can be located. 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy903p-44-200-171-156-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $30.00 to $45.00 Per Hour ($ 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.