Director of Business and Legal Affairs – Sony Music – New York
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Draft and negotiate a wide variety of deals in connection with the digital distribution of Sony Music’s various intellectual property assets via a wide array of platforms and business models
Provide legal advice on technical issues presented by new music services
Provide historical background and framework of digital landscape for the purpose of advising on new digital partners
Provide legal advice on a wide variety of contract, antitrust, copyright, trademark, corporate and privacy issues
Fundamental comprehension and appreciation of technology and devices
4+ years experience at a major law firm (preferably in Litigation, IP or Corporate)
J.D. from a top law school
Member of New York Bar in good standing
The ideal candidate is a quintessential “techie” by avocation
Excellent negotiating and drafting skills
Excellent analytical and communication skills (written and oral)
Ability to work with others within group and across divisions