Deal Entry Specialist (Work from Home New York)

Job Responsibilities : Deal Entry Specialist (Work from Home New York)

Salary : Competitive Salary

Company : Warner Music Group

WMG’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.
We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title: Deal Entry Specialist, Global Catalog

A little bit about our team:

The Global Catalog Research and Rights Administration Group is a subdivision of Rhino Entertainment Company’s Business & Legal Affairs Department and is responsible for researching WMG’s rights to exploit its existing catalog recordings in response to queries from Rhino, WMG Global Catalog, and WMG’s Synch and Master Use Licensing Groups.  The Research Group is also responsible for creating and maintaining the various internal systems used for rights administration across WMG’s vast catalog.

Your role:

The Deal Entry Specialist will play a critical role in ensuring the accuracy of our data for our labels’ recording, merchandise, distribution, and licensing agreements upon which all of our departments rely. You’ll work directly with Global Catalog Business Affairs and WMG label data teams to clarify key terms and help answer questions from all levels around the company.

Here you’ll get to:

Key all pertinent data in the Rights Administration Database (“RAD”) which will flow into downstream systems for review by various business units across WMG
Work with label attorneys and rights administration staff to confirm interpretations of contract language and apply standard contractual business practices to RAD entries
Submit deals to Business and Legal Affairs staff for review, making any necessary changes and resubmitting for approval as applicable.

About you:

3-5 years’ experience in contract administration or rights management preferred.
Firsthand experience interpreting and summarizing various types of entertainment contracts including recording deals, license agreements, catalog buyouts.
Demonstrate strong multitasking abilities and ability to quickly pivot as business priorities shift.
Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills and music industry knowledge.

We’d love it if you also had:

A passion for the intersection of music, business law, and technology.
Familiar with the recorded music and music publishing industries as well as related legal issues.

About us:

Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company’s DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG.  We love it here, and think you will, too.


Job Posting Range

Job Posting Ranges are included for NYC based and 100% remote roles where talent can be located in NYC. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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