END DATE October 24, 2016

Music Licensing Coordinator - .

AppleOne - Woodland Hills, CA

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  • Company
    AppleOne AppleOne
  • Location
    Woodland Hills, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Salary Range
    ≤ $45000.00 per year
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Job Description

Music Licensing Coordinator

' Draft and send a high volume of catalog licensing requests to major and independent record labels, distributors, management companies, and music publishers
' Engage in written and oral communication with rights-holders to negotiate favorable terms and secure rights for content included in clients' programming
' Research online to identify potential licensors for large-scale licensing initiatives, including publishing and master recording rights ownership and contact information
' Coordinate with IT Operations in the setup of automated processes for large-scale licensing projects, including preparing documentation, drafting templates and cover letter forms, and providing quality control services
' Field daily inquiries from clients and senior licensing staff regarding license terms, status, and negotiation points
' Draft license revisions to reflect negotiations and discuss with clients, senior licensing staff, and business and legal affairs departments
' Review and vet recording and publishing metadata to ensure accuracy and formatting consistency
' Maintain and deliver regular and detailed excel status reports to department staff and clients
' Enter individual license and royalty terms into company's licensing database system
' Coordinate with royalty services and IT departments to facilitate development and resolve processing concerns related to novel royalty administration terms
' Communicate with copyright research department to enter updated rights ownership and contact information into company's proprietary Songdex? database

' 2-5 years' experience in the field of music clearance and licensing, including mechanical and synch licensing, and licensing new media rights including SVOD, public performance rights, etc.
' Ability to organize and manage high-volume projects and effectively communicate the status of same to clients and supervisors
' Pre-existing relationships with record labels, artist managers, music publishers, and entertainment law firms
' Familiarity with online copyright ownership research tools including discogs, allmusic, HFA and PRO searchable databases, and other sources
' Up-to date knowledge of industry trends and label acquisitions
' Knowledge of public domain guidelines
' Flexibility to handle multiple projects and adjust to changing priorities
' Ability to meet tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure
' Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong customer service focus
' Proficiency with Word and advanced proficiency with Excel preferred
' Ability to quickly learn in-house proprietary software systems to accomplish various department tasks
' Detail-oriented work ethic We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.