FUGA – Business Affairs Manager (NL/UK/US)

We are currently looking for a highly motivated legal and business affairs manager to join FUGA’s Legal team in the Netherlands, UK or US reporting to the Head of Business Affairs

What you do?
  • Manage the drafting, negotiation and administration of Content Provider Agreements (including distribution, synch and neighbouring rights agreements) and related documentation, with minimal supervision
  • Manage the review, drafting, negotiation and administration of DSP Licences (including for streaming and download stores, UGC services and new digital distribution models), with minimal supervision
  • Manage the review, drafting, negotiation and administration of various other agreements (including physical distribution / manufacturing agreements, NDAs and contractor / service provider agreements), with minimal supervision
  • Assist with the management of takedown notices, claims and litigation matters
  • Assist with the creation of new contract templates and the maintenance of current contract templates
  • Maintain and assist with making improvements to internal policies and cross-department collaboration/workflows (particularly with Sales, Licensing, Marketing and Statements departments)
  • Respond to day-to-day queries from the FUGA team and generally assist the Head of Business Affairs with FUGA business affairs (including preparing presentations for the BA team)
Requirements
  • A law degree with 3-5 years PQE
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a legal / business affairs capacity with a label, music distributor or music tech organisation
  • Strong negotiator with exceptional attention to detail and communication skills
  • Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to work across multiple projects at once and effectively manage priorities
  • Proactive approach with a strong inclination to maximise and improve existing workflows and procedures

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