Legal Analyst, Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Royalties & Copyright Woodland Hills, California Req. UMG-3929


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute, and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

How we LEAD: 

We are currently seeking an eager and exceptional Bilingual, (English/Spanish) Legal Analyst in Royalty and Copyright Business Affairs. The Legal Analyst will be responsible for contract interpretation, analysis, and briefing in both Spanish and English; and will act as a liaison between label Business Affairs departments and the Royalties department.  The position requires experience and skill in, among other things, analyzing legal documents in both Spanish and English and providing practical legal and business advice.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Provide interpretation of terms and conditions of contractual royalty obligations in both Spanish and English
  • Complete royalty-centered briefs based on legal documents to ensure compliance
  • Input royalty rates and terms from briefs into royalties translation system
  • Research and answer issues that arise from both label business affairs and royalties department

Bring your VIBE:

  • BA/BS degree, JD degree, paralegal certificate, or similar industry experience
  • Recent grads with applicable Internships experience, or 1-2 years practical work experience
  • JD- preferred, but will consider paralegals or those with other legal background and  industry experience
  • Contracts/translation of contracts, copyrights, or royalties experience desired
  • Translation of legal terminology from Spanish to English
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Fluency in both verbal and written Spanish
  • Ability to translate Spanish into English
  • Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable learning new systems/software

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits, and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

 Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer