Warp Records – Legal and Business Affairs assistant
Warp Records are seeking a legal and business affairs assistant to join their team in London. Warp Records is a leading independent label with offices in London, Sheffield, New York, and Los Angeles. We work with cross-genre, ground-breaking, and influential artists with a global reach such as Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Squid, and Yves Tumor. The role will also give the opportunity to work closely with other parts of the Warp Group including our label services team, Warp Publishing, and our rapidly growing retail and technology businesses.
We are looking for a bright, confident, and ambitious individual with a proven interest in media and entertainment law who holds ambitions of a career within the music industry. You will report directly to the Head of Legal and Business Affairs and work closely with all other areas of the business. You will be primarily responsible for the admin of the department, negotiating and drafting a wide range of agreements (including video, artwork, and featured artist agreements), maintaining filing and rights management systems, and assisting with clearances. There will be opportunities to grow within the role, which will provide a fantastic grounding for a career as a music industry lawyer.
- Law degree and/or LPC qualification.
- Music industry experience is preferred, but not essential.
- A passion for music and the business around it.
- A good eye for detail and an ability to work effectively under time pressure with limited supervision and common sense.
- Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
- Confidence, with an ability and willingness to cultivate close relationships with colleagues and external third parties.
- A team player with a good sense of humour and a professional work ethic.
Apply directly at: https://smrtr.io/96jVm
Please use the ‘Message To Hiring Manager’ section to provide a full cover letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role. Candidates who do not provide a cover letter will not be considered.
North London based office with flexible working.
Salary dependent on experience
Applications close on 10th June 2022.
We recognise the importance of diversity within our teams and are fully committed to embracing all types of talent. Additionally, we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments to the application process that may be required. If there is anything that you want to make us aware of then please note this at the time of your application.
Thanks for applying and don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away as we take the time to review all applications.