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New Jersey, NJ Full Time Posted by: Square Posted: Wednesday, 9 June 2021

We are looking for a Director of Business Affairs and Licensing to join our licensing team. This person will play a key role in helping secure new distribution agreements globally with music labels and publishers, royalty inquiries and administration, clearances, contract management and reporting. You will work with other teams such as Finance, Settlements, Content, Editorial, Artist Relations, Operations, and Marketing to implement all deal terms. As we expand our offerings and further enhance service and products, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact. This role will be contingent on closing.

You will:

  • Secure agreements with important label and publishing partners and provide support to grow and retain our music licensing coverage
  • Organize past and current US and international independent label and publishing agreements in the United States and internationally, including the preparation of contract summaries of the license agreements and tracking our various rights and obligations under such agreements
  • Review, draft and negotiate key blanket/catalogue music license agreements and other music-related contracts;
  • Respond to both external and internal label and publisher inquiries regarding reporting and royalty payment;
  • Support Finance and Settlement Teams with settlements and reporting to repertoire owners;
  • Manage rightsholder catalog takedown requests
  • Manage legal clearances for music and media, contracts and records management system and processes
  • Create processes to help scale business operations in 50+ countries
  • Advise on music intellectual property rights matters and other projects


You have:

  • 6+ years of experience in the music industry
  • BA/BS degree in a relevant field
  • A JD degree is nice to have, but not required
  • Experience with recording artist agreements, content distribution and associated intellectual property matters
  • Experience with performing rights organizations and foreign collection societies
  • Experience in music licensing, label and publishing contracts, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Familiarity in copyright law and legal issues relating to music licensing and digital distribution
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Google G-suite, Microsoft Suite, DocuSign, contract management systems, and project management tools

New Jersey, NJ, United States of America
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6/9/2021 9:46:51 PM

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