Concord is seeking law students who are currently 1L or 2L students at ABA-approved law schools for paid summer 2023 internships in the Business & Legal Affairs Department.
Concord’s Business & Legal Affairs team is comprised of 40+ professionals who provide business and legal affairs support to Concord’s three primary divisions: Recorded Music, Music Publishing, and Theatricals. The team works closely with A&R, Finance, Royalties, and Licensing in each division. Students who are selected for these internships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of business and legal affairs matters in each of Concord’s divisions. Work experience may include shadowing or assisting with mergers and acquisitions; frontline artist, writer, and author signings; contract summaries and administration; new media licensing; infringement and litigation; and more. Our goal is to provide a varied, educational, and engaging legal experience for interns, while enabling them to contribute to Concord and its operations in a meaningful way.
Applicants should have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment; excellent judgement and ability to prioritize tasks; attention to detail and strong follow- up skills; excellent organizational and communication skills; and be tech savvy with experience using Microsoft Office (specifically Office 365, including Outlook, Word, and Excel). Ideally candidates will have had some exposure to intellectual property law or copyright law. Candidates must have a demonstrated passion for music business.
While Concord has offices across the world, summer 2023 internships will operate on a hybrid schedule out of our Los Angeles, Nashville, and New York City offices. The program will be 11 weeks, with an anticipated start date of June 5th. Concord is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be 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 are paramount for the creation of music, theater, and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (including a statement of the unique contributions they will bring to Concord), resume, and recent transcript through the ICIMS link on the job posting (e.g., through the ICIMS link on LinkedIn, Simplicity, etc.). Applications received through channels other than the ICIMS portal will not be viewed. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with final decisions expected to be made by April 14th.
Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing and theatrical performance rights, representing nearly 900,000 songs, composed works, plays, musicals and active recordings. Concord has offices in Nashville, Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin, and Miami and operates via three primary operating divisions:
CONCORD RECORDED MUSIC is comprised of five active labels across many musical genres: Concord Records, Fantasy Records, Fearless Records, Loma Vista Recordings, and Rounder Records. Concord is also home to the #1 kids’ music brand, KIDZ BOP.
The company’s historical labels are managed by its Craft Recordings team, and include such storied imprints as Fania, Independiente, Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Pablo, Prestige, Riverside, Savoy, Specialty, Stax, Telarc, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay, and Wind-up. Concord's master recording portfolio contains more than 16,000 active albums and includes no less than 284 GRAMMY® winners (representing over 6.5% of all the GRAMMYs® ever awarded) and over 400 gold, platinum, multi- platinum, and diamond RIAA certifications across 215 titles.
CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING represents more than 400,000 copyrighted works by the world’s most celebrated songwriters, composers, and lyricists. Spanning nearly two centuries of song, through a vast array of genres and territories, Concord Music Publishing also supports a diverse group of contemporary creators producing important and popular new songs and musical works. Concord Music Publishing is home to the world’s leading classical music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes, and operates, as an exclusive joint venture, top pop music publisher Pulse Music Group.
CONCORD THEATRICALS is the world’s most significant theatrical company, comprising the catalogs of R&H Theatricals, Samuel French, Tams-Witmark, and The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection. Concord Theatricals is the only firm providing truly comprehensive services to the creators and producers of plays and musicals, including theatrical licensing, music publishing, script publishing, cast recording, and first-class production.
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