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, and Berlin, Concord has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters, and a vast and historic catalogue of works by some of the most treasured names in music history.
Concord Theatricals is the world’s most significant theatrical company, comprising the catalogues of R&H Theatricals, Samuel French, Tams-Witmark and The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection. Our unparalleled roster includes the work of Irving Berlin, Agatha Christie, George & Ira Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, Lorraine Hansberry, Kander & Ebb, Ken Ludwig, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dominique Morisseau, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Thornton Wilder and August Wilson. We are 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.
The Acquisitions and Artistic Development department’s primary purpose is to lead the selection and acquisition new plays and musicals for the catalogue including making offers, negotiating contracts and maintaining existing relations with authors, estates and their representatives.
The department is outward-facing and therefore key to representing the company externally. It seeks to continue to deliver a varied and creative catalogue which supports the needs, aims and objectives of the company.
In addition, the department may seek and secure sponsorship, partnership, investment, cast album and commission opportunities.
As the Acquisitions and Artistic Development Associate you'll be responsible for administratively implementing the Acquisitions and Artistic Development strategy as led by Vice President for Acquisitions and Artistic Development (Europe). To work under the direction of the VP and support the VP in the acquisition of theatrical performance and publishing rights from authors and agents that will generate the maximum revenues and return on investment; to support the VP in growing the Concord share of the European theatricals market; to support, promote and assist the Berlin Theatricals division and to promote Concord Theatricals and ensure Concord Theatricals are the favoured partner for authors and agents.
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This is a 6 month maternity cover, possibly extending up to 1 year.
Annual salary £32,000
At Concord, we offer competitive salary, private medical and dental insurance, generous time off, charity match, paid time off for volunteering and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.
We actively encourage applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. Full and ongoing training will be an integral part of the role.
Please send your CV and covering letter to CareersUK@Concord.com quoting ‘Acquisitions and Artistic Development Associate, Europe (maternity cover)’ in the subject line and stating where you saw the position advertised. Applicants must live and be eligible to work in the UK.
Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of age, gender assignment, marital status, pregnancy, disability, race, religion, sex as required by law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theatre and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.