Symphonic Distribution – Business & Legal Affairs, Contract Manager (Remote, US)

Business & Legal Affairs, Contract Manager

Symphonic Distribution is a 100% independent music distribution and marketing company headquartered in downtown Tampa, FL, and with offices around the globe including Brooklyn, Nashville and Bogota. We focus on distributing, promoting, and developing great independent music from artists, record labels, and many more.

Not only do we want to work with some great and prolific creators, we want to also work with creative, passionate, positive, and forward thinking individuals. Maybe this is you? If so, then below you will find an opportunity to join Symphonic. As a company, we want to have an inclusive, diverse, and accepting environment so that everyone, regardless of their background, race, or sexual orientation, has a chance to do great things in the industries of music, tech and marketing.

The Business & Legal Affairs Contract Manager will work full time remotely in Charlotte, North Carolina or Tampa, FL and the position will come with some cool perks as well as ensuring that as an individual you have the proper work/life balance. Other locations will be considered. Some office hours may be required.

In a Nutshell

The Business & Legal Affairs Contract Manager will develop strong relationships with affected stakeholders to properly manage the contract administration process, including process improvement initiatives. This role is responsible for carefully identifying, analyzing and evaluating our contract terms for audit and tracking. The Business & Legal Affairs Contract Manager will manage and own all the parts of our contract process, from the moment of execution through systematic storage, filing and tracking of client, partner, services and other contracts.

What you will do under the direction of the General Counsel
  • Manage and enhance our internal contract administration process by working closely with internal stakeholders (primarily or Legal, Content and Product teams)
  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities in the creation, implementation, enhancement and management of our contract filing and storage system
  • Create, manage and maintain a database of historical Client, Partner and service contracts
  • Track closed client, partner, services and other types of contracts in all applicable formats consistently
  • Work in coordination with General Counsel and the Contract Administrator to efficiently connect all stages of the contract process
  • Assist General Counsel in obtaining and securing accurate translations of contracts as needed and maintaining a database of all contract variations
  • Assist in implementing updates of multiple contract templates as revisions are made
  • Draft correspondence
  • Maintain active legal docket
  • Track all stages of contract storage and maintenance post-execution
  • Research and other responsibilities as assigned

What you need to have
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of experience as a business & legal affairs professional with a label, music distributor or other relevant music industry related experience
  • Be a team player who takes initiative, and has a strong desire to play a key role in enhancing Symphonic’s current process and procedure
  • Sense of urgency in a deadline driven role
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to efficiently prioritize and handle a high volume of document management at once in coordination with and at the direction of the General Counsel
  • Exceptional attention to detail with excellent communication skills
    Great sense of humor and time management skills

What will set you apart:

  • Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or French would be amazing!

Additional Insights:

  • This position reports directly to the General Counsel in Charlotte, North Carolina or Tampa, Florida
  • This position is remote but may require some office time as requested
  • This role may require travel as requested up to 25% of the time

About Symphonic

Symphonic Distribution enables content creators to fully maximize their music’s revenue and grow their global audience. The company focuses on working with: record labels, artists, managers, producers, social media influencers, and even distributors just like us to get their messages seen and heard. While our core business is to distribute music digitally and physically for the many talented creators that we have the honor of working with, we focus on a number of services, such as: Physical Distribution, User Generated Content Monetization on YouTube, Tik Tok, Triller, Instagram, Release Promotion such as Playlist pitching, marketing diagnostics, strategy and a number of other very important services to ensure that creators are maximizing and collecting on as many royalties as possible. Symphonic also showcases one of the largest partnership networks available, partnering with Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon, and many other services where music can be consumed on. Check out more about us on our website at

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