Intern - Legal & Business Affairs / Synch

Decca Records

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 07-16-2020
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Established 90 years ago, Decca is one of the world’s iconic record labels and has been the home to countless legendary musicians including Luciano Pavarotti, Dame Vera Lynn and Bing Crosby to name a few, and is now providing the platform for a new generation of ambitious artists at the forefront of their scenes – names such as Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Melody Gardot, Jacob Collier, Max Richter, Aurora, Ludovico Einaudi and Gregory Porter, who continue to represent the label’s cultural legacy. Discover more at:

Skills & Experience

Be administrative and operational
• General assistance for the sync team with review of contracts checking rights & musician clearances
• General assistance with the legal and business affairs department on all matters including drafting various material and ancillary agreements such as video, photography, artwork, side letters and other agreements, as well as general correspondence
• Updating relevant internal systems to reflect rights positions and maintaining contracts databases and archiving system
• General administrative duties including scanning, filing, logging and archiving of contracts, sync projects and paperwork
• Some financial responsibilities including the use of online payment system, Uniport, and some assistance to the finance and royalties team

Person Specification
• Switched on, outgoing, pro-active individual with keen interest in pursuing a career in the music and entertainment industry
• Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels
• Excellent prioritisation skills and the ability to multitask demands from across the business
• A genuine passion and interest in music, including classical music, and advertising/film/tv/video games essential
• Accurate drafting skills and great attention to detail
• Ability to show own initiative
• LLB or GDL (or equivalent)
• Working knowledge of copyright desirable
• LPC qualification desirable

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

Company Profile
Decca Records
We are Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company. We are the home for music’s greatest artists, innovators and entrepreneurs.