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Intern, Business & Legal Affairs [Summer 2020]

Warner Music Group

Business Internship

We are Warner Music Group, home to a broad roster of new stars and legendary artists through a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and highly sought-after Business & Legal Affairs team at Warner-Elektra-Atlantic Corp. (WEA) .

A little bit about our team:

Warner-Elektra-Atlantic (WEA) is a global organization within the Warner Music Group umbrella that provides services to the wholly-owned labels and other affiliates (including UPROXX and SONGKICK), including digital account management and content protection, consumer sales and marketing, original content development and production, physical sales and distribution, media operations, digital supply chain, and merchandising/licensing.

Why this could be your next big break:

You will work as part of the Business & Legal Affairs team to support the legal needs of WEA. This role offers the opportunity to partner with WMG lawyers and other departments to perform legal research, drafting deal summaries and contract provisions, preparing high-level overviews, and performing other legal work in areas such as digital/new media, vendor and technology agreements, privacy, e-commerce, etc.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Assist on technology and vendor agreements, merchandising agreements, licensing agreements, privacy and security related agreements, sweepstakes and contests, and others
  • Assist in discussing and evaluating new business opportunities from a legal and business perspective
  • Draft deal summaries and deal chart entries
  • Research issues concerning copyright law and website and ecommerce related issues
  • Assist in technology initiatives related to websites, marketing and e-commerce
  • Participate in negotiations and strategy meetings

Rockstar candidates will have:

  • College degree with a minimum of 1 year law school completed
  • Attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills to successfully interface with in-house attorneys and general staff

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

  • Experience in media, intellectual property, and production is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Our internships experience at WMG:

Warner Music Group is looking for ambitious students and recent graduates with a genuine interest in the music industry and a curiosity to learn about our business. We pride ourselves on providing in-depth, dynamic, and challenging experiences while keeping it fun and having a good time. At Warner, our interns have a voice that is heard and valued. Each day offers a chance to learn a new skill, meet with a different department, and contribute to Warner’s global success.

Internships at Warner are paid opportunities designed to provide students with real-world experience working with the most passionate and innovate people in the music industry. Our summer internships will last for 15 weeks and start at the end of May.

You can expect the following application timeline:

Mid-November 2019 – Mid-January 2020: Application Review

Mid-January 2020 - March 2020: Interviews

February 2020 - April 2020: Offer stage

Why join us?

Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here, and think you will too.

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.