Legal & Business Affairs Manager - Armada Music USA

Legal & Business Affairs manager - USA

Does your heart tap to the beat of dance music? Do you actually read the terms and conditions before you agree to anything? Are you a strong negotiator and ready to join the ranks of the largest independent dance music label in the world? If your answer to all of these questions is a firm “Yes”, you’ll fit right in here at Armada Music. And as faith would have it, we have just the job opening for you. We’re looking at you to become our next…


We are looking to hire a wonderworker with explicit legal experience for Armada Music’s brand new office in New York. As a Legal & Business Affairs Manager, you work independently on various contracts and take the lead in negotiations and are responsible for drafting and finalizing the agreements with the involved parties. These parties vary from artists, DJs, producers and vocalists, to other record companies, license partners, TV/film production companies,, publishers, digital portals, and more. It is up to you to conclude the specific terms of agreements between contract parties in the contract and to administer accordingly.

What will you be doing (exactly)?

  • You are responsible for negotiating and drafting agreements;
  • You will correspond with our contracting parties to ensure that contracts are signed and sent prior to the set deadlines;
  • You will work closely with the A&R team to get the deals done in time so they can focus on the creative aspects of the music;
  • You will archive all contracts and make sure everything is entered into our royalty system correctly;
  • You will inform our finance department about the specific financial aspect of every deal;
  • You are (jointly) responsible for keeping the administration of our overviews and catalog up to date.

Who’s the person we’re looking for?

  • You’ve acquired a relevant degree in Law;
  • You have (preferably) four to five years of legal experience with (music/media) contracts;
  • You have mastered the legal language;
  • You possess excellent organizational skills as well as communicative and negotiating skills;
  • You have a flexible, proactive and meticulous work ethic;
  • You do not define a job as working from nine to five;
  • You (preferably) live in or near New York, or you are willing to move there.

What will we offer you in return?

  • An inspiring and musical environment;
  • A young and dynamic team of skilled coworkers;
  • A salary befitting your experience (range 62K-92K annually)
  • Health care coverage
  • And other favorable secondary working condition

Are you positively bursting with excitement? Please send us your resume and cover letter by using the application form on the Armada website. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Apply here

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Manager

Job Function : Sync Licensing, Administrative, Business Management, Finance & Accounting, A&R Admin

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