Warner Music Australia/Full-time

Sydney - CBD/Metro/Inner East & West

Posted 25 Jun 2024

Closes 21 Jul 2024

A little bit about our team:

Our team is the heart of Warner Music Australasia. You’ll be working with passionate, creative professionals who are dedicated to supporting artists and delivering exceptional music experiences. Your role will be integral to our mission, impacting both our team and the artists we support.

Business Affairs Team:

Join our Business Affairs team to navigate the legal and business complexities of the music world. Offer strategic advice, negotiate deals, and manage intellectual property to support our artists and label partners.

Why this could be your next big break:

This role is at the heart of our mission to champion creativity and innovation in music. Imagine being the legal architect behind major music contracts, collaborating with artists and industry leaders, and navigating complex legal landscapes both locally and internationally. At Warner Music Australia, you’ll immerse yourself in a vibrant culture where your legal skills drive our success in the music industry. Join us in shaping the future of music in Australasia and beyond.


Here you’ll get to:

·         Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts, focusing on recorded music agreements for Australia and New Zealand.

·         Manage contract administration and ensure accurate entry into our Rights Administration Database (RAD).

·         Conduct legal research and provide strategic advice to various business units.

·         Supervise and mentor a dedicated team, including paralegals.

·         Maintain file management through NetDocuments, ensuring organization and accessibility of critical documents.

·         Assist with corporate legal matters and contribute to privacy and data policy compliance.

·         Represent Warner Music Australia at meetings, locally and internationally, as required.


About you:

·         You have a law degree and at least 4 years of post-admission experience.

·         You have a full practicing certificate, demonstrating your legal proficiency.

·         You have advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·         You have exceptional written and oral communication skills.

·         You have a proactive approach, demonstrating strong self-management and multitasking abilities. 


It would be music to our ears if you also had:

·         Experience in drafting complex legal documents.

·         Knowledge of copyright law and commercial law principles.

·         Familiarity with the music or entertainment industry.


Why join us?


At Warner Music Group, our people are our greatest asset. We are a global company made up of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative individuals. Our mission is to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We embrace innovation and strive to set ourselves apart with a culture of creativity and inclusion. 


Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn profile. You’ll have the opportunity to upload your resume and cover letter as well.

We appreciate your patience as we review all applications to find the best fit for our team. Thank you for your interest in Warner Music Group – we love it here and think you will too.

Warner Music Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or employment process, please email us at Recruitment@wmg.com with your request and contact information.

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