Business Affairs Manager (NL/UK/US)

Job description

We are currently looking for a highly motivated legal and business affairs manager to join FUGA’s Legal team in the Netherlands, UK or US reporting to the Head of Business Affairs

What you do?

Manage the drafting, negotiation and administration of Content Provider Agreements (including distribution, synch and neighbouring rights agreements) and related documentation, with minimal supervision

  • Manage the review, drafting, negotiation and administration of DSP Licences (including for streaming and download stores, UGC services and new digital distribution models), with minimal supervision
  • Manage the review, drafting, negotiation and administration of various other agreements (including physical distribution / manufacturing agreements, NDAs and contractor / service provider agreements), with minimal supervision
  • Assist with the management of takedown notices, claims and litigation matters
  • Assist with the creation of new contract templates and the maintenance of current contract templates
  • Maintain and assist with making improvements to internal policies and cross-department collaboration/workflows (particularly with Sales, Licensing, Marketing and Statements departments)
  • Respond to day-to-day queries from the FUGA team and generally assist the Head of Business Affairs with FUGA business affairs (including preparing presentations for the BA team)

Requirements

  • A law degree with 3-5 years PQE
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a legal / business affairs capacity with a label, music distributor or music tech organisation
  • Strong negotiator with exceptional attention to detail and communication skills
  • Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to work across multiple projects at once and effectively manage priorities
  • Proactive approach with a strong inclination to maximise and improve existing workflows and procedures