Concord – Business Affairs Admin Associate (US)

Title: Business Affairs Admin Associate
Job Locations: US-TN-NashvilleI
Category:  Business Affairs/Legal
Type: Regular Full Time



With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Miami, London, and Berlin, Concord has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters, and a vast and historic catalog of works by some of the most treasured names in music history.

As the Business Affairs Administration Associate, you’ll be supporting the U.S. music publishing business for Concord and will primarily be responsible for assisting with the managing of publishing contracts, fielding of inquiries and the maintenance of various tracking reports for a subset of the songwriter/composer roster.

This position reports to and works under general supervision of the Sr. Director, Business Affairs Administration, Publishing, who manages the contracts for the U.S. publishing business in New York (including the U.S. roster of songwriters and catalogs managed by the New York,Nashville and Los Angeles – based A&R teams, the U.S. classical music composer roster and catalogs for Boosey & Hawkes in New York, and certain legacy publishing catalogs).


What you’ll do:

  • Serve as a point of contact to assist the Sr. Director, Business Affairs Administration, Publishing in providing business and legal affairs contract administration support for the various US publishing teams.
  • Manage the contract administration responsibilities for a subset of the U.S. publishing business:
    • Interact with other depts. to ensure proper administration of contracts and related deliverables: e.g., proper registration, royalty administration, etc
    • Prepare contract summaries
    • Work cross-functionally with various internal departments on songwriter client inquiries in collaboration with A&R, Copyright, Royalty, Client Services and/or Finance
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining reports and tracking mechanisms, including for the purpose of tracking new agreements, upcoming options and expirations, delivery requirements, advance triggering events, recoupment positions, and other material terms)
  • Prepare and track invoices for contractual payments for publishing deals across the U.S. publishing business
  • Maintain publishing files and records in accordance with company’s document storage and retention policy, including participation in various technology initiatives.
  • Provide support to the rest of the Publishing Business & Legal Affairs department as projects and need arise


What you’ll need:

  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in the music publishing business, preferably in rights management
  • Ability to think critically, multi-task and perform in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with tight and frequently changing timeframes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to distill complex contractual concepts into simple terms including timely and accurate assessment of contractual language
  • Proactive, adaptive, coachable and positive
  • Keen attention to detail and self-directed; able to turn ambiguity into actionable plans
  • Excellent computer aptitude and reasonably proficiency with MS Office Suite, especially Excel, Adobe Acrobat PRO, Outlook and, cloud-based document management platforms. Experience with JIRA and Salesforce a plus.

*This is a hybrid role requiring Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on-site.

At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.

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