Concord

Manager, Business & Legal Affairs

Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
ID 2023-1517
Category
Business Affairs/Legal
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CONCORD IS THE INDEPENDENT, WORLDWIDE LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, AND MANAGEMENT OF RECORDED MUSIC, MUSIC PUBLISHING, AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE RIGHTS.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Miami, London, Melbourne, and Berlin, Concord has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters, and a vast and historic catalog of works by some of the most treasured names in music history.

Responsibilities

Position Purpose: 

 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide entity organization, general corporate contract, and corporate governance support to the Business & Legal Affairs Department. Works under direct supervision of the General Counsel and Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Track and manage entity information, corporate records and corporate contracts
  • Prepare and review basic legal documents including NDAs, corporate service provider agreements and other independent contractor agreements
  • Assist with development and implementation of corporate legal policies and templates

 

Outline of Specific Functions:

 

  • Prepare entity organizational documents, including articles of incorporation or dissolution, stock certificates, merger agreements, “doing business as” filings and state qualifications to do business
  • Provide review and drafting support for basic corporate agreements, including NDAs and service provider agreements; prepare and maintain form NDAs and independent contractor agreements as well as maintain such agreements within contract management database
  • Work with Vice President to maintain comprehensive entity database to track and store entity information, documents and organization charts
  • Maintain calendars for annual filings and compliance obligations
  • Assist with preparation of presentations and summaries regarding Business & Legal Affairs matters for the Board of Directors
  • Prepare and track written consents and resolutions
  • Support and track ongoing litigation, mediation and complaints; manage litigation holds
  • Assist with the development and implementation of corporate legal policies and templates
  • Assist with preparation of agendas and materials for Business & Legal Affairs department meetings
  • Perform general legal research as requested
  • Work with other members of the Business & Legal Affairs team on special projects, diligence, new initiatives, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What you'll need:

 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of general corporate paralegal experience in-house or at a law firm
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; paralegal certification a plus
  • Self-starter who is proactive and resourceful
  • Must have superb accuracy, be extremely detail-oriented, complete tasks in accordance with instructions and possess strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to perform legal and other research efficiently and to summarize results to Business & Legal Affairs team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required, including ability to draft, negotiate and finalize basic legal agreements
  • Excellent judgement and interpersonal skills, with ability to interface directly and professionally with senior executives, outside counsel and third parties
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment Must have excellent typing and computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Position will be based in Concord’s Nashville office

*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.

 

At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

 

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.

 

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