We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world. 
We are currently seeking an eager and exceptional Manager of Royalty and Copyright Business Affairs. The Manager will be responsible for managing a team of attorneys and paralegals; contract interpretation, analysis and briefing; and acting as a liaison between label Business Affairs departments and the Royalties department. The position requires experience and skill in, among other things, managing a team, analysing legal issues, and providing practical legal and business advice. 

Job Functions:
Oversee a team of attorneys and paralegals who provide briefs of legal documents for royalties accountings 
Review briefs and legal documents to ensure compliance 
Input of royalty rates and terms from briefs into royalties translation system 
Research and answer issues that arise from both label business affairs and royalties department 

Job Requirements:Skills/Abilities:
Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail 
Self-motivated 
Must be able to prioritize work 
Ability to effectively motivate and manage staff 
Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in fast paced environment 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Experience:
Previous management experience and contract analysis experience required 
JD or contract admin experience preferred 

Education:
BA/BS degree, JD degree, or similar experience 
Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Disclaimer 
This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

 

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