Business Affairs Administration Manager, Kidz Bop

  • Concord
  • New York, NY
  • Jun 08, 2024
Full time

Job Description


Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, theatrical performance rights and narrative content, representing more than 1.2 million songs, composed works, plays, musicals and active recordings.


Headquartered in Nashville with additional offices in Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, and New York and staff in Auckland, Sydney, Toronto and Tokyo, Concord’s repertoire is licensed in virtually every country and territory worldwide.


Concord Label Group is comprised of multiple active labels whose rosters each span many musical genres. The frontline labels consist of wholly owned Concord Jazz, Concord Records, Fantasy Records, Fearless Records, KIDZ BOP, and Rounder Records with Easy Eye Sound, Loma Vista Recordings, PULSE Records as joint ventures. Concord Label Group is home to the #1 kids’ music brand, KIDZ BOP, which has sold 24 million albums and generated 11 billion streams globally since its 2001 launch.The company’s historic labels are managed by its Craft Recordings team and include such storied imprints as Fania, Independiente, Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Pablo, Prestige, Riverside, Savoy, Specialty, Stax, Telarc, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay Victory and Wind-up.  Concord’s master recordings portfolio contains more than 276,000 active song recordings and includes no less than 300 GRAMMY® winners (representing over 6.6% of all the GRAMMYs® ever awarded) and over 500 Gold, Platinum, and Diamond RIAA certifications across 260 titles.

As the Business & Legal Affairs Adminstrator Manager, KIDZ BOP you'll be a key member of team that manages Business and Legal Affairs for the diverse KIDZ  BOP business, and, as time permits, take on other tasks in support of Concord’s frontline labels and catalog division. Assist other departments, divisions and teams. Works under general supervision.


What you'll do:

  • Handle a wide range of administration duties across the KIDZ BOP business and other label imprints
  • Draft standard agreements including but not limited to transactions involving performing ensembles, audio-visual productions, marketing initiatives, sponsorships and brand development deals
  • Maintain tracking charts and document templates
  • Advise on matters specifically related to minors who are engaged in music/entertainment
  • Oversee the live touring business and related matters
  • File and maintain KIDZ BOP sound recording copyright registrations
  • Review label copy, artwork and other legal lines for KIDZ BOP releases, and other imprints as needed
  • Tend to general Business Affairs Administration Recorded Music matters, and specific assignments beyond KIDZ BOP as directed


What you'll need:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the music industry within the business and legal affairs department at a record label or at a law firm
  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Experience working in children’s entertainment is a plus
  • Self-starter, who has the desire to be proactive, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Must have superb accuracy, be extremely detail-oriented, complete tasks in accordance with instructions and possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in a fast-paced, team environment and complete a heavy volume of work
  • Ability to handle and safeguard highly confidential, sensitive or proprietary information

Salary Range: $75,000 - 85,000


*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.


At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.


Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.