Future Classic

Senior Manager, Business Affairs

Full-Time in Sydney, AU

Senior Manager, Business Affairs

Sydney, Australia

We’re looking for a passionate and seasoned Senior Manager of Business Affairs to join our team full time. You’ll oversee the drafting and negotiation of various agreements, manage general publishing operations and accounting, and advise our management and label teams on deal terms. This is a fast-paced, cross functional role; the successful candidate will be driven by getting great outcomes for artists, have strong prioritisation skills and a genuine love of efficiency.

What you’ll do

  • Overall commercial support: own our internal business affairs workflow, and work closely with our external legal team on relevant matters
  • Lead copyright management, working with licensing coordinator to maintain copyright log, ensuring deal points on new works are entered once finalised
  • Be the primary point of contact for FC artists and managers seeking guidance or advice on deal terms
  • Work closely with finance to drafting and signing off on publishing accounting statements
  • Lead side artist agreement workflow, ensuring SAAs are agreed and papered on time
  • Oversee licensing coordinator in neighbouring rights registration
  • Sit on the senior leads team, with the responsibility to provide input on management and strategic initiatives

Who you are:

  • 5+ years experience working in a business affairs team in the Music Industry
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Motivated to execute
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work towards strict deadlines
  • Ability to spot and advise on legal implications whilst furthering business objectives and goals
  • Ability to have a local focus but understand the bigger global strategic vision
  • Team player
  • Confident in drafting and negotiating music agreements
  • Strong interest in music
  • Keen interest in music business law