Administrative Assistant, Legal & Business Affairs
Warner Music GroupLos Angeles, CA
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Job Title: Administrative Assistant, Legal & Business Affairs
A little bit about our team:
Under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment and decision, participates in the legal and certain related financial and business operations and aspects of the Company, involving negotiations, deals or contracts affecting copyrights, licenses, royalties, fees, claims, settlements, litigation and other related legal and/or business matters.
Why this could be your next big break:
If you love music both new and old, are highly organized, and want to work in the legal department that services some of the best songwriters in the world, Warner Chappell's legal team is the place for you. We deal with a wide range of legal and business affairs, including without limitation, contract negotiation and copyright enforcement. If that's what drives you too, we want you on our team.
Here you'll get to:
• Maintain records, files, contacts, documentation, etc.
• Provide administrative support to two senior members of the Legal and Business Affairs team
• Prepare agreements and files for briefing.
• Assist, gather and review supporting materials for agreements including song information.
• Prepare payment requests and complete necessary documentation.
• Schedule, coordinate, and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings, including taking notes and preparing minutes, prepare and process expense reports, and travel itineraries.
• Prepare, transcribe, and process correspondence, reports, status reports, forms of contracts, agreements, licenses, memoranda, presentation material, and other related matters of confidential and/or complex nature.
• Answer phones, screen calls, take and relay messages.
• Process incoming mail and correspondence; preparing outgoing mail.
• Perform special projects as needed.
• A high school level education is required
• Two (2) years of progressively responsible office experience, preferably within a legal department in a music publishing or related business preferably within a legal department, performing administrative functions.
• Handle and safeguard confidential and proprietary information.
• Effectively communicate internally and/or externally in a manner consistent with the company's Code of Conduct and core values.
• Come to work on time without restriction as to time commitment.
• Read and understand materials and documents and have the ability to recognize and extract critical data and information.
• Perform all diverse physical tasks necessary to complete all the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
• Work at and utilize all necessary functions of a computer in order to complete all the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
• General computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced emphases in WordPerfect, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.
• General office practices, typing, filing, office appliance operations.
• Be resourceful.
• Pay strong attention to detail / detail oriented.
• Be energetic.
• Self-starter and posses a strong work ethic.
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
• Takes ownership of work assigned.
• Ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks and handle multiple, diverse assignments.
It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• A baccalaureate degree, augmented by course work in music publishing law and business.
With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.
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