Downtown Music Services is a modern global music company committed to building a more equitable music industry. As the preferred partner for some of the world’s most beloved songwriters, storied music catalogs, and emerging artists at the forefront of pop culture, we offer bespoke distribution, publishing administration, creative marketing and finance solutions to entrepreneurial creators and their partners. Downtown Music Services is owned and operated by Downtown Music Holdings.

Downtown Music Services is looking for a Business Affairs Manager to draft, negotiate, and manage digital sound recording distribution deals. This position will be based in Los Angeles, California. This position will be located in our office based in Palms, CA (near Culver City).

What you'll be doing: 

  • Structure, draft and negotiate proposals and agreements for new digital sound recording distribution clients
  • Analyze, summarize and manage agreements in contract database
  • Develop, update and maintain internal databases, digital filing system, and create status reports
  • Track and monitor agreement compliance for all parties
  • Work closely with various inter-company departments to ensure internal compliance of contract terms

You are / have:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a digital distribution company or relevant experience with an entertainment law firm 
  • Refined agreement drafting skills, specifically or record label or distribution agreements
  • Advanced understanding of digital music distribution terminology, services and processes
  • Proficiency with Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Google Suite, and legal word processing procedures is preferred
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with a high level of discretion
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Professional demeanor and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem-solve, take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Why you want to work here: 

  • Ample opportunities to work with leaders and employees across our business
  • Work​ ​in​ ​a​ ​collaborative environment​ ​full​ ​of​​ mission driven, innovative, and passionate people
  • An open, welcoming, and inclusive culture 
  • Rich benefit program (Medical, Dental, Vision), Life Insurance, 401k (with match)
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Paid Volunteer Hours

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Downtown's values. We welcome and encourage all applicants of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.

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