Sony Music Entertainment

Administrative Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs/A&R Administration

US-NY-New York
1 month ago(12/18/2017 12:41 PM)
Job ID
2017-6485
# Positions
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical - Administrative Support
Level
Entry-Level

Overview

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

 

Sony Music 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.

 

The position directly supports a senior vice president and three attorneys with the everyday functions of the office. Additionally, the position requires frequently backing-up additional attorneys, as well as, frequent interaction with staff throughout the company.

Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative tasks for assigned supervisors (answering phones, sorting mail, manage calendars, maintain contact lists, arrange meetings, make travel arrangements, process expenses, draft correspondence, order supplies, scan & file contracts/agreements, maintain legal binders, etc.)
  • Maintain and/or circulate multiple internal rosters
  • Maintain weekly status sheet reports
  • Submit monthly AFTRA spreadsheet
  • Distribute paperwork to new artist’s management
  • Transcribe artist lyrics for A&R Administrators
  • Research & pull agreements from Carma; circulating paperwork (physically and digitally)
  • Follow up with A&R Administrators and BLA attorneys about agreements and paperwork                       
  • Prepare time sensitive agreements & other documents for execution; distribute agreements & related correspondence
  • Prepare and distribute Music Video Agreements on an as needed basis, follow up with production companies in order to ensure all necessary releases are received.
  • Proofread and edit agreements and deal memos as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum (1) year previous work or internship experience, ideally in a legal capacity required
  • Basic knowledge of the music industry, entertainment law and/or intellectual property preferred
  • Previous experience within the music or entertainment industry is strongly preferred
  • Experience working with contracts and various intellectual property matters preferred
  • Experience working with confidential and sensitive content preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task , problem solve and work well under pressure
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills

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