Business Affairs (M/W/D)

Believe

Believe

Paris, France
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop local artists and labels in the digital ecosystem by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development.

Its 1,919 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support local artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency.

To support our fast-growing presence on all continents, we are constantly looking for new Believers to join us and make a stronger and more positive impact on the music industry!

Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV, ISIN:
FR0014003FE9).

Ready to #setthetone with Believe

Job Description

Primarily handling label and artists signings for our distribution/ artist services departments, you will ensure that the Believe processes, contract templates and business rules are applied throughout negotiations and completion of deals. You will provide consistent legal support to the admin and sales teams to ensure we sign contracts as efficiently as possible.

In practical terms, your tasks and responsibilities are to:

  • Review and negotiate contracts such as distribution agreements, synchronisation licences, brand partnerships, live performances agreement etc. under the supervision and guidance of the Central Legal Department ;
  • implement the company guidelines, processes and policies;
  • assist other legal departments such as litigation and corporate, as required.
  • provide a detailed reporting, in order to seek approval and ensure all relevant information is shared ;
  • Collaborate closely and support business teams by providing counselling and/or training as necessary to ensure contract templates are well understood, negotiated and implemented ;
  • participate as required to elaboration of template & establishment of process at local or group level;
  • ensure monitoring of local market practices in the field of music distribution.

Qualifications

3 to 5 years of experience as a lawyer in the intellectual property, either in-house or in private practice. Experience in the music industry is a plus.

Strong knowledge of intellectual property laws and regulation. Demonstrated ability to draft, review, and negotiate contracts and agreements, with strong attention to details, excellent negotiation skills and a business oriented mindset.

Fluent in English. Spanish is a plus. Keen to work with teams located abroad.

Team player with excellent inter-personal skills, you are a cooperative business partner, willing to assist with all day-to-day queries that arise. Business facilitator, showing a solution-oriented spirit to support the closing of deals.

Proven aptitude for reporting. Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines effectively.

Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, embracing new challenges and displaying flexibility in responding to evolving industry trends and business needs.

The preferred candidate should exhibit a natural ability and familiarity with a tech-driven environment notably through usage of contracting and CRM tools, excellent abilities with digital platforms and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Additional Information

We are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the community it serves at all levels of the organisation. We, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.

Set the tone with us​

​Working at Believe means having individual and collective impact in a fast-growing company! ​

At all stages of their careers, Believers are an important part of what we are doing: shaping the future of the music industry. ​

We need teams that truly reflect the diversity of our clients: our international presence is an inspiring and enriching work environment for each one of us, with daily opportunities to connect with our colleagues all over the world. ​

​We have two hearts at Believe - our People and our Artists. ​

We believe in THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE, who grow every day to develop their potential… We aim to provide our Believers with the best environment to thrive. ​

ROCK THE JOB ​

  • Tailor-made training and coaching program ​

  • Remote working policy​

  • A wellness program "Pauses" with many activities and animations in-house​

  • Access to Eutelmed, a digital mental health and well-being platform that allows you to speak with an experienced psychologist​

  • A healthy and eco-responsible company restaurant​

  • Individual or family health insurance​

  • CSE benefits ​

  • A rooftop​

  • A gym with free classes​

SING IN HARMONY ​

  • Ambassador program: an employee volunteering initiative dedicated to all Believers interested in having a positive impact on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), wellbeing and the planet.​

  • Implementation of the sustainable mobility package “Forfait mobilité durable” => Reimbursement of up to 600€ for public transport/low carbon footprint​

  • 5 calendar days 2nd parent leave with 100% pay (in addition to the legal paternity or adoption leave)