Business Affairs Associate

TIDAL team

Description

We are looking for an experienced team member to join the TIDAL licensing team, who will support TIDAL's attorneys in securing new distribution agreements and amending existing agreements, globally with record labels, distributors and music publishers, music clearances for audiovisual content, and contract management and tracking. You will report to our Director of Business Affairs and Licensing and work with other teams such as Finance, Royalties, Content, Editorial, Artist Relations, and Business Partnerships. As we expand our offerings and further enhance TIDAL's service and products, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact. A creative mind with music and business affairs experience and a sense of adventure are required.
Responsibilities:
  • Help secure agreements with important label and publishing partners and amend agreements with existing partners to grow and retain our music licensing coverage for TIDAL
  • Organize and manage past and current US and international label and publishing agreements, including the preparation of contract summaries of the license agreements and tracking our various rights and obligations under such agreements
  • Analyze data to communicate the impact of features and programs to licensing partners
  • Support business reviews with rights holders to improve performance and strengthen partnerships
  • Respond to label and publisher inquiries
  • Work cross functionally to help identify ways to better support TIDAL's label and publishing partners
  • Create processes to help scale a business operating in 50+ countries
  • Advise on music intellectual property rights matters and other projects as required by the Business Affairs and Licensing team and our internal clients

Requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in the music industry
  • BA/BS degree
  • A deep passion for music and an interest in all forms of digital content
  • Experience with digital music distribution and digital platforms
  • Familiarity with copyright law and legal issues relating to music licensing for digital platforms is a plus
  • Ability to independently organize, prioritize, and manage projects and proactively drive them forward
  • Experience with Google G-suite, Microsoft Suite, DocuSign, contract management systems, and project management tools
  • A team player mentality focused on helping others achieve team objectives

Benefits & Perks

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

How to apply

Apply via link

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TIDAL

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans. TIDAL is a pioneer in giving its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music, videos, original content, livestreams, tickets, merchandise and live experiences fans cannot find anywhere else. The platform’s original content includes the “On Air” podcast network, original video series, artist documentaries and more. With the commitment of artist owners that believe in creating a more sustainable model for the music industry, TIDAL aims to elevate the experience for artists and music fans. The TIDAL artist-owners are Alicia Keys, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and Regine Chassagne, Beyoncé, Calvin Harris, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Daft Punk, Damian Marley, deadmau5, Indochine, J. Cole, Jack White, Jason Aldean, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, T.I. and Usher. TIDAL is currently available in 53 countries, has more than 60 million songs in its catalog and over 240,000 high quality videos. Since inception TIDAL had livestreamed more than 120 concerts, offered 325,000 concert tickets and hosted hundreds of exclusive TIDAL member events globally.

Job Details

Posted on Aug 1

Nashville, TN, USA

Full time

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