CONCORD IS THE INDEPENDENT, WORLDWIDE LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, AND MANAGEMENT OF RECORDED MUSIC, MUSIC PUBLISHING, AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE RIGHTS.
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 Director, Business and Legal Affairs, you will provide legal support for publishing-related matters. Responsibilities will include drafting publishing agreements for new signings, option exercise letters, and other publishing deal-related documents, print and custom orchestral arrangement agreements, and film/tv third party commission or other composition agreements (new composition/rights-in). You will also be required to review certain industry-wide blanket license agreements.
- Negotiation, drafting and management of various music publishing contracts, including songwriter deals, administration agreements, acquisitions, and significant outbound licensing matters
- Assist enforcement Concord copyrights including infringement prosecution
- Coordination with relevant Concord departments related to above matters
- Summarizing, tracking and management of same
- Conducting due diligence re acquisitions and associated negotiating/drafting
- Research and drafting in connection with offensive and defensive litigation matters
- Contribute to Concord’s efficiency and organization through best practices.
- Licensed to practice in TN or a reciprocal state;
- 2-5 years’ experience with music publishing business and legal affairs matters.
- Motivated, enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a friendly but fast-paced, team environment.
- Excellent communications and organizational skills essential. Candidate must be able to prioritize, problem solve, and efficiently handle a high volume of work in an efficient manner
- 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 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.