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ProfileVP, Business Affairs Duties: Negotiate and document recording agreements, merchandise, fan club, and collateral entertainment activities agreements, label deals, and P&D agreements. Responsible for managing ongoing contractual relationships and handling all business affairs aspects for a substantial roster of artists, including high profile legacy artists. Render general business and legal advice to all departments within the company. Review and approving royalty statements . Analyze and negotiating audit settlements. Work with the financial department to prepare P&Ls and sales analysis. Review and clear visual content for commercial exploitation. Work with the Commerce, Digital Marketing & Strategy department to clear rights and to enter into agreements with third party digital services. Trademark and copyright protection and management of claims and litigation. Other general legal research, particularly related to intellectual property rights. Work with General Counsel and other corporate attorneys on various legal matters (settlement agreements, misc. litigation, etc.). Such other duties as reasonably may be required.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent, plus admission to the California (preferred) and/or New York state bars. Prior experience working for a law firm or corporate experience negotiating and drafting agreements - preferably in connection with the acquisition and distribution of intellectual property rights. 10+ yearsâ€™ experience working for a record label, media/entertainment company, or licensing agency is required. Excellent drafting/writing and communication skills. Ability to work independently, within a team-oriented environment. A commitment to learning and excellence.
Warner Music INC.
75 Rockefeller Plaza
New York City, NY 10019