Coordinator, Business and Legal Affairs
Sony MusicNew York, NY
Full Time Job
The Coordinator, Business and Legal Affairs will administer various functions of the Business and Legal Affairs Department. This is a highly responsible administrative position that ultimately requires a broad base of knowledge throughout all facets of the music business. Candidate must be organized, detail-oriented and thorough, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at once. A general understanding of licensing, intellectual property and copyright law as it pertains to sound recordings, music publishing and video is a plus. Strong written, verbal and analytical skills required.
• Processing audio deals; obtaining and coordinating deal approvals and signatures; processing agreements and entering into Orchard’s proprietary dashboard.
• Tracking expirations, options and takedowns for such deals.
• Managing corporate record keeping and filings.
• Drafting legal correspondence.
• Drafting and processing ancillary client agreements.
• Maintaining archives and calendars.
• Providing general administrative support for the department.
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two (2) years experience in a similar position and industry.
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide – distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit our website.
The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.