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    Coordinator, Soundtrack ProductionNetflix (posted on 11-9-22)

    Netflix Music is looking for a Soundtrack Coordinator who shares our passion for music, great content, and excellence. We are seeking someone that thrives in an environment where freedom and responsibility are a tenet, and passion, innovation and curiosity are mandates. This unique and exciting role will focus on developing opportunities around our rapidly growing portfolio of original music in Netflix films and animation. This role will maintain close working relationships with Music Creatives, Music Business and Legal Affairs, Marketing, Content Production, and Operations teams. Additional partners will include composers, artists, DSPs, managers, agents, record labels, reporting and performance tracking organizations, etc. This role will help inform and execute our commercial music & production strategies. The role will focus on operational excellence by streamlining our production practices and exploring ways of using our music to drive conversation to our titles by maximizing engagement around our commercial music releases on various music platforms. Our goal is to drive equity for our titles within the commercial music space.


    Assistant A&RWarner Music Group (posted on 11-9-22)

    Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) handling all administrative aspects of work for multiple A&R executives, as well as more detailed project management and independent projects on various levels. Requires a committed, flexible, proactive, organized, and independent person who is willing to engage in typical administrative/clerical duties as well as more complex project work related to all aspects of the record-making process.

    A Little Bit About Our Team

    The creative department responsible for both finding and developing musical artists to sign as well as producing artists and driving creative content for all forms of media.


    Associate AttorneyMusic Law Firm (posted on 11-2-22)

    If you are a CA-licensed attorney with music legal experience and an exacting attention to detail who wants to join an innovative law firm run by a top music attorney, then read on!

    Company Overview
    Erin M. Jacobson, Esq., A.P.C. is a top boutique music law firm in Los Angeles, CA.  The firm represents music artists, songwriters, composers, music publishers, independent record labels, managers, producers, estates and heirs, and legacy music catalogues.  The nature of the firm’s work is transactional.  We handle contractual, copyright, and publishing administration matters on behalf of clients (i.e. no litigation).

    Our mission is to protect music creators, rights’ owners, and their catalogues through expert deal negotiation, intellectual property management, and advice for long term success.  We value professionalism, excellence in our work, expert knowledge and advice, confidentiality, honesty, and innovation.

    We are looking for a superstar Associate Attorney who is smart, positive, reliable, detail-oriented, trustworthy, and can work independently.

    Position Overview
    This is a full-time, remote role, reporting directly to the firm owner/managing attorney.  Although the position is remote, the candidate must be a California resident.  There will be a brief, part-time evaluation period at the outset to ensure a good fit for both parties.

    Candidates should only be interested in a long-term position with the firm.


    Catalog ManagerSecret Road (posted on 10-1-22)

    The catalog manager is responsible for ingesting and maintaining all assets of a catalog numbering
    approximately 12,000 composition copyrights and 12,500 recording copyrights, and overseeing the life
    cycle of artist agreements as it pertains to administration of their catalog. This position supports the
    sync licensing, publishing administration and royalty departments. This position is full-time.

    Open to Nashville, TN or Los Angeles, CA applicants. (All offices are currently remote)

    Clearance CoordinatorNBCUniversal (posted on 9-19-22)

    Do you love pop culture and entertainment news? Do you have a passion for organization, management, and research? E! News is looking for a Clearance Coordinator that will help schedule, track, and deliver creative content assets around a variety of topics including entertainment news, human interest, and celebrity features. Reporting to the Clearance Manager, as well as working closely with our Editorial teams and the shows partners, this role will be responsible for administrative support for a large entertainment news show.

    This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with a small team to ensure all editorial needs, clearance risks and costs are communicated efficiently and executed flawlessly. Ability to work with producers and their support teams while addressing production objectives are a necessity. This position will execute data management and research using numerous subscriptions and clearance resources at the direction of the Clearance Manager.


    Entertainment CoordinatorNBCUniversal (posted on 9-17-22)

    The Casting Coordinator will support the EVP of Casting for NBCUniversal Entertainment Content and serve as office liaison communicating with internal divisions as well as the external business and creative community.


    Music Copyright SpecialistORFIUM (posted on 09-17-22)

    Position Summary: The Music Copyrights Specialist is responsible for identifying videos that indicate copyright music/infringement through YouTube’s content management system (CMS). This role requires the analysis of music and revenue data as well staying up to date with industry trends in entertainment. This is a entry-level professional with limited prior experience, but can learn to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity.


    Account ManagerORFIUM (posted on 09-17-22)

    Position Summary: The Account Manager plays a critical role in ensuring customer success by acting as the primary point of contact throughout the customer lifecycle, developing relationships with key stakeholders and maintaining a focus on driving business value from client onboarding through renewal. This role is responsible for maintaining customer loyalty, upselling existing customers to new product offerings or services, fostering long-term relationships with their customers, and ensuring that their customers are achieving the goals they were looking to achieve when they partnered with ORFIUM.


    Coordinator, Music Creative/Animation Series – Netflix (Posted on 09-07-22)

    Netflix is the fastest growing, most productive, and progressive film studio in Hollywood and, Netflix Animation Studios, as one of its major arms, is making a huge impact.
    Music Creative & Production (MCP) provides premiere music support to our productions and Netflix cross-functional partners by leveraging relationships and guiding the music creative, scoring, and budgeting process from development to launch. Our goal is to empower Netflix to entertain the world by deepening fan engagement and amplifying storytelling through music.
    The successful candidate will excel at identifying and implementing cross-functional creative music solutions that will support our animation productions and overall slate. This role will report to a Music Creative Manager that supports the Animated Series verticals, including Preschool, Kids & Family, and Adult Animation Action.

    Responsibilities:

    • Read and break down incoming scripts for music needs, flagging upcoming cue types and potential licensing issues
    • In alignment with Music Creative Manager, creatively recommend composers, music supervisors, and songwriters for series projects
    • Weigh in on budget conversations as it pertains to music throughout development/production/post
    • In alignment with Music Creative Manager, liaise with agents/reps during the personnel hiring process, ensuring key dates, project information, and watermarked materials are distributed
    • Prepare and distribute onboarding materials to music supervisors and composers
    • Make appropriate introductions between production and music personnel
    • Attend regular check-ins with music supervisors/composers, taking relevant notes and connecting with Manager on action items
    • Flag vocal moments to Music Production Manager and work in tandem with production on an appropriate approach
    • Maintain and update internal music budget with actuals, in conjunction with Music Production Manager
    • Review cuts on PIX, flagging unaddressed music needs/clearance issues as they arise
    • Maintain consistent communication between Business and Legal Affairs/Music Licensing
    • Align with Post, Music Clearance & Licensing, and Localization on subtitling/dubbing plans, sourcing lyrics/lead sheets when requested
    • Update MCP Series AirTable with new talent information (composers, supervisors, songwriters, music editors, etc.) and project tracking updates
    • Maintain organization of MCP project folders
    • Ensure/help facilitate the upload of music deliverables into archival tools
    • Support and collaborate with creative marketing, Music Business Development, awards, and/or publicity on ancillary music opportunities (events, soundtracks, etc.)
    • Attend show-specific/studio meetings/check-ins and provide music updates; concisely synthesize contents of meetings back to Animated Series MCP department
    • Highlight topline wells, not wells/challenges, and topics for discussion in MCP meetings

    Skills & Qualifications: 

    • Possessing a keen musical ear and background to assess creative excellence on scores and original songs and provide specific feedback where appropriate
    • Knowledge in the music talent space – songwriters, producers, composers, agents
    • Knowledge of and passion for animated content and music in general
    • Knowledge of the music industry, digital streaming platforms, music publishing, music licensing, record labels, PROs
    • Comfortability being project and talent facing
    • Highly organizational and comfortable creating and maintaining systems
    • Team player with the ability to prioritize, respond, pivot quickly, think practically, positively, and be solution-oriented
    • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
    • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably on multiple projects under tight time frames in a fast-paced production environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to multitask
    • Open to suggestions and feedback
    • Exercises good judgment and initiative when making decisions
    • Music tastemaker
    • Proficiency in Google Workspace and Project Management Tools (Slack, Asana)
    • Adaptable to learning, leading, and training on Netflix proprietary software and technology

    Paralegal Specialist – Disney Music Group (Posted on 08-27-22)

    The Walt Disney Company’s Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company’s direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, the Disney+ streaming service and its ownership stake in Hulu — alongside Disney’s international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.
    Disney Music Group (DMG) seeks a Paralegal Specialist to draft, review and negotiate contracts, and provide general legal and administrative support to DMG with particular emphasis on our concert production and licensing business, with additional work relating to recorded music and music publishing, working closely with business and legal affairs counsel. Job duties include drafting legal correspondence and legal documents for attorney review; research, preparing summaries and reports; data entry and maintaining files and databases; researching rights and maintaining rights and other databases, assisting with due diligence related to transactional matters; and assisting the team with other special projects as may be necessary from time to time. DMG houses the Walt Disney Company’s recorded music labels, concert licensing division and music publishing companies. We are looking for a Paralegal Specialist to assist the business and legal affairs team that services those enterprises.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work directly with our concerts booking agency and DMG international colleagues in the preparation and finalization of production and music license deals for distribution to packaged concert licensees worldwide.
    • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of standard and non-standard music industry agreements, license agreements and other legal documents as requested by project attorneys.
    • Prepare legal correspondence at direction of project attorney.
      Coordinate follow-up, execution, and distribution of approved documents. Enter basic deal terms into concerts database and facilitate agreement status updates.
    • Create, organize, manage and maintain library of form agreements, negotiated language and legal memos.
    • Track and prepare status reports.
    • May assist with agreement interpretation issues.
    • Research and analyze legal rights and obligations.
    • May be called upon to assist with promotions, sweepstakes and other marketing support in connection with label product releases and events.
    • Respond to legal inquiries; raise and escalate legal issues as necessary.
    • Assist in creation of and maintenance of technological solutions for improved flow of information, including data entry and maintenance of databases.
    • Review legal agreements and prepare summaries of rights, obligations and related matters.
    • Compare and proofread agreements and related materials.
    • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested.
    • Assist in department trainings and legal presentations.
    • Such additional, alternative, removed or changed responsibilities as may be directed from time-to-time by a supervisor, without advance notice.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in contract negotiation and drafting.
    • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Familiarity with document and rights management systems a plus.
    • Interact well with all levels of personnel with ability to communicate clearly.
    • Must be willing to take “ownership” of projects and think proactively.
    • Ability to handle a high volume of work and work through projects with minimal supervision.
    • Must have the ability to be flexible in all work situations.
    • Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and devise solutions and strategies.
    • Must have superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize high-volume work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Excellent written, verbal, research, analytical and organizational skills.
    • Must be detail oriented, with accurate input and proofing skills.
    • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding environment while effectively meeting deadlines.
    • Operational and organization awareness.
    • Self-starter with ability to multi-task, excellent work ethic, judgment and commitment to managing assignments with professionalism and integrity

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in the concerts/live events business, which may include indirect experience in having worked with record labels, music publishing companies and/or the multi-media content production and distribution industry or the law firms and agencies representing same is preferred.
    • Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience in a law firm or media company preferred.
    • Non-attorney candidates preferred.
    • Familiarity with document and rights management systems a plus.

    Required Education: Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate

    Click here to apply.


    Head of Music, Business & Legal Affairs – Studio Content (Posted on 08-27-22)

    Leads all aspects of the Music Business Affairs & Legal function as well as the Music Clearance function. The music business affairs function identifies, negotiates for, acquires, and develops entertainment content, production, and post production arrangements. Negotiates high profile complex agreements relating to development, production, distribution, talent, content, rights, and services which often requires negotiation and documentation with senior management at record labels and music publishers for picture and soundtrack record rights to top talent. Manages business and legal affairs activities that drive deals or deals under negotiation. Negotiates major production and talent deals and ensures support after close. Serves as a key resource on major deals. Engages in complex negotiation deals on soundtrack records. May include drafting legal agreements, overseeing all music legal aspects, and providing production executives advice on legal issues relating to development and production, including guild issues. Responsible for use of all original and licensed music in marketing.  Oversees all music rights for catalog titles and acquisition of additional music rights for catalog titles and the marketing of catalog titles. Advises management on key business issues concerning rights, obligations and privileges of the organization including any copyright and infringement claims. Supervises and administers a team of 25 which is expected to grow to 34 in the next year.

    SCOPE: Accountable for the management of a major strategically important function. The top position with full accountability for the function.

    ROLE IN STRATEGY / PLANNING: Formulates strategies for the function. Sets, approves and adjusts major policies and operating procedures. Develops long-range plans. Obtains and allocates resources to achieve strategic and operating goals.

    NEGOTIATIONS / INTERACTIONS: Interacts and negotiates with Studio executive management to adjust plans and strategies. Interacts with critical decision makers to convince and influence business decisions. Builds and enhances vital, top level internal and external relationships.

    ASSIGNMENT OF WORK: Directs executives accountable for achieving major outcomes for the function. Ensures that direct reports have appropriate resources to achieve defined objectives.

    OVERSIGHT RECEIVED: Work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective against the function’s goals which requires the ability to maintain precedent while being flexible to adjust on a project to project basis.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 15+ years’ increasingly responsible roles in Music Business & Legal Affairs with significant hands on experience with various content, preferably with a major studio, mini-studio, or streaming service.
    • Proven leader in setting direction for, and achieving objectives of, a strategically important function.
    • Ability to operate independently of while influencing stakeholders/partners and building effective partnerships
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels
    • Demonstrated ability to concisely convey complex issues and offer recommendations
    • Proven good judgement and effective deal-making

    EDUCATION

    • J.D. degree; strong academic credentials
    • Membership in the California State Bar Association (or willingness and qualification to be registered In-House Counsel) required

    Click here to apply.


    Director of Business Affairs & Legal Counsel – Disney Music Group (Posted on 08-27-22)

    (DMG) is part of The Walt Disney Company’s Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment. DMG is the music hub for TWDC, encompassing all aspects of music commercialization and marketing: recorded music (Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records), Disney Music Publishing, and Disney Concerts. DMG distributes music both physically and digitally, and also licenses music throughout the world in various forms of media including television, print, gaming, and consumer products.

    The Director, Business Affairs and Legal Counsel, DMG provides business and legal affairs services for Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Disney Concerts, and  ESPN’s Andscape.

    The Director’s role and primary focus is providing business and legal affairs services and general business advice and support in the areas of recorded music, licensed and produced concerts, and day-to-day business affairs and legal leadership to DMG’s recorded music and music publishing licensing team and DMG’s marketing/creative assets team.

    Primary responsibilities include negotiating and drafting complex agreements including:  artist recording and other artist-related agreements (including but not limited to agreements for producers, mixers, and featured artists, creative asset commissioning, contests, and social media and marketing-related matters);  concerts-related agreements; merchandising, sponsorship/endorsement and partnership agreements; soundtrack album-related agreements; marketing agreements; and music licensing agreements of all types.

    As well as working as an integrated member of the business and legal affairs, concerts business and music licensing teams, the Director will work closely with all DMG departments to provide advice and service their business and legal affairs needs. The role may include directing and supervising the work of others including lawyers, paralegals, managers and coordinators.   The Director directly supports the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs and Business Development.

    Position requires significant directly relevant experience and a high-level of demonstrated expertise relevant to the above subject matters and related deal negotiation and drafting.  Strong interpersonal skills are foundational to success in this role.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of complex music industry agreements, license agreements and other legal documents as lead project attorney.
    • Oversee the drafting and finalization of a variety of master use and synchronization music licenses by members of the Business & Legal Affairs and Music Licensing teams (including lawyers, managers and coordinators).
    • Work with the VP of Disney Concerts and DMG international colleagues in the preparation and finalization of production, music license, merchandise and sponsorship deals for distribution to packaged concert licensees worldwide.
    • Provide legal guidance in connection with creative asset commissioning, contests, promotions, sweepstakes, social media and other marketing support in connection with label product releases and events.

    Required Qualifications:

    • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience (including experience specific to music industry agreements)
    • Demonstrated strong communication, drafting, analytical and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and reconcile issues from the business unit and at enterprise level
    • Ability to multi-task and think strategically and creatively when solving problems
    • Resilience to working within a complex fast-moving organization
    • Willingness to constructively challenge status quo and be proactive
    • Strong project management skills
    • Willingness to work and integrate with multiple partners
    • Strong client relationship and support skills
    • Ability to think strategically and synthesize complex business/financial and other data
    • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous priorities and serve the needs of multiple stakeholders within the department, other departments and outside the business unit within the wider Walt Disney Company
    • Strong track record of leadership and mentorship of junior colleagues in both legal and non-legal areas of the business

    Required Education:

    • JD or equivalent
    • Strong academic credentials
    • Admission to California State Bar in good standing or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel

    Click here to apply.


    Sony Music Publishing  – Manager, Visual & Media Rights (Posted on 08-16-22)

    Sony Music Publishing is the leading global music publisher, which is home to world-class songwriters, legendary catalogues, and industry-leading synchronization licensing and production music businesses. With an international network of 38 offices, Sony Music Publishing represents many of the most iconic songs ever written by celebrated songwriters such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones, as well as contemporary superstars including Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, P!nk, and Sam Smith. To learn more: www.sonymusicpub.com/en.

    The Department

    • Visual + Media Rights is a key department within the Sony Music Publishing business, responsible for establishing, developing, and managing relationships with studio clients and media production companies.
    • Focusing on the growth of clients’ music publishing and audio-visual catalogues and revenues, the department works closely with all departments and global offices in order to realize worldwide growth opportunities.

    The Role

    • Sony Music Publishing is looking for a highly motivated individual to provide support to the Visual + Media Rights department, allowing for further growth of the area. Working closely with and being a conduit to the Administration, Legal, Marketing and Synch departments, and assisting with initiatives to maximize exploitation of the catalogue.
    • Reports to SVP of Visual + Media Rights.
    • If interested, and to learn more, apply here.

    Creative Director – Film & TV Sync (Posted on 07-28-22)

    We are looking for a Creative Director in the Film & TV Sync department based in our Burbank, CA office.

    Summary: We are an active, face-paced independent music publisher.  The Creative Director must have relationships in the Film/TV, trailer, gaming community of music supervisors and content creators. You must be able to closely follow and impart instructions and information. You must understand storytelling with music and picture, be organized with solid playlisting skills and an understanding of sync music business.

    Responsibilities

    • Answer briefs from music supervisors as they come in, tracking them through to quote stage
    • Develop, cultivate and maintain lasting connections with music supervisors, co-publishers, labels, game companies and other content creators
    • Proactively seek unique opportunities for peermusic writers in Film & TV programming
    • Create and maintain playlists in DICSO based on mood, genre, theme, era, chart success, etc.
    • Compile and maintain Film/TV production grids to keep track of various projects by engaging with supervisors, networks, studios, game companies and online sources
    • Work closely with A&R, advertising and international offices to generate opportunities.
    • Engage writers for sync projects, works-to-brief and collaborations
    • Create, maintain and manage relationships with sync-rep and admin partner
    • Act as A&R and point person for Film & TV focused signings; ensuring songwriters and catalogs signed out of Film & TV department have their needs met company-wide
    • Find and sign sync-friendly songwriters and artists to the peermusic roster

    Qualifications and Experience

    • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, fast learner, have good sense and sound judgment in practical matters
    • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in the music industry
    • Any second language is an asset
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Excellent written and verbal communication along with great interpersonal skills
    • Great organizational skills with the ability to prioritize based on the evolving workload
    • Ability to work well in a collaborative, supportive team environment
    • COVID vaccinated required

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and paid holiday schedule, including a paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s
    • Generous medical/dental/vision packages
    • 401k – 50% match up to 5%
    • Working as part of a diverse and respectful global community of people with a passion for music and serving those who create it

    For consideration, please send resume with a cover letter to bleger@peermusic.com


    Royalty Review Council: Royalty Accountant (Reposted on 07-28-22)

    Royalty Review Council has an immediate opening for a royalty accountant. Sherman Oaks based but this is a hybrid position and most work is remote.

    JOB#6011: Royalty Accountant

    Royalty Review Council has an immediate opening for a Royalty Accountant, an ideal opportunity for an experienced royalty accountant from the entertainment industry, particularly with experience with Counterpoint (Vistex) Systems software (Record Maestro and Music Maestro).

    Required Experience:

    • 2+ years of record label or music publishing administration experience in preparing royalty statements REQUIRED
    • Solid math skills and the ability to think analytically
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, data validation, formulas)
    • Experience working with Counterpoint Systems Record Maestro and/or Music Maestro a plus
    • Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or Music Industries Studies degree preferred
    • Ability to work within deadlines, exercise good judgment, and maintain client confidentiality
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Set up royalty rate terms and label copy information in royalty system
    • Enter quarterly sales, costs, reserves and related data for clients in royalty system
    • Review royalty statements for accuracy
    • Research unknown song publisher shares
    • Other music related projects
    • Meet established guidelines and timelines with high quality results

    Disclaimer: Job descriptions only provide an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

    Please apply via the RRC website, http://royaltycouncil.com/about/career-opportunities/


    Music Sales and Licensing (Posted on 07-28-22)

    Full-service music production company seeking sales and licensing team member!

    *** MUST HAVE PRIOR PRODUCTION MUSIC LICENSING/SALES EXPERIENCE***

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Representing and pitching our music catalog and music services to the major film studios, TV networks, music supervisors, production companies, ad agencies, etc.

    • Proactive outreach to your existing clients regarding new or future projects.

    • Continually building new relationships with potential clients through researching leads and consistent outreach.

    • Developing and implementing business strategies, quoting and licensing on projects as well as creative activities including song searches.

    Qualifications:

    • Must have at least 4 years prior experience in marketing and sales, music supervision and licensing, business development and client relations.

    • Outstanding networker with extensive existing clients and contacts in the entertainment industry and beyond.

    • Requires knowledge of music licensing and publishing including industry terminology and language used in license agreements, contracts, etc.

    • Knowledge of media production companies and networks.

    • Ability to adhere to deadlines and handle multiple assignments at once.

    • Excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a team.

    • Self-starter, self-motivated and takes responsibility/ownership of tasks.

    • Thinks outside the box proactively, strategically and analytically.

    • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changing situations.

    **Competitive base compensation with commission structure, 401(k), etc.

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    Director, Business Affairs (Posted on 07-16-22)

    Executes the day-to-day legal work of the Creative departments business affairs group in matters involving high profile affiliates, publishers, managers, business managers, catalog purchasers, catalogs, songs, royalty assignments, negotiating and drafting of advance and guarantee agreements, term sheets, affiliation agreements, sponsorship agreements and venue agreements.  Advises the Creative team members on BMI policy and legal matters in their work, and to assure BMI’s compliance with laws and policies when interacting BMI’s affiliates and the music industry at large.

    BMI has transitioned back to working in the office on a regular hybrid schedule. At present, most team members are expected in the office three (3) days a week.  Decisions regarding future transitions will take place in phases as BMI continues to closely monitor COVID-19 as employee safety is our priority.

    View the full job description, application requirements, and apply here.


    Erin M. Jacobson, Esq., A.P.C.: Associate Attorney (Reposted on 07-16-22)

    Company Overview:

    Erin M. Jacobson, Esq., A.P.C. is a top boutique music law firm in Los Angeles, CA.  The firm represents music artists, songwriters, composers, music publishers, independent record labels, managers, producers, and estates and heirs of legacy music catalogues.  The nature of the firm’s work is transactional.  We handle contractual, copyright, and publishing administration matters on behalf of clients (i.e. no litigation).

    Our mission is to protect music creators, rights’ owners, and their catalogues through expert deal negotiation, intellectual property management, and advice for long term success.  We value honesty, confidentiality, professionalism, excellence in our work, expert knowledge and advice, and innovation.

    We are looking for a superstar Associate Attorney who is smart, positive, reliable, detail-oriented, trustworthy, and can work independently.

    Position Overview:

    This is a full-time, remote role, reporting directly to the firm owner/managing attorney.  Although the position is remote, the candidate must be a California resident.  There will be a brief, part-time evaluation period at the outset to ensure a good fit for both parties.

    Candidates should only be interested in a long-term position with the firm.

    View the full job description, application requirements, and apply here.


    Wise Music: Royalty Accountant (Posted on 06-17-22)

    We are seeking to recruit an outstanding professional to join our Publishing Licensing team in Santa Monica. Wise Music Group / G. Schirmer Inc. is a leading independent music publisher with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Italy and Sydney. Home to a vast catalog spanning both pop and classical music, Wise Music functions as a full-service music publisher and copyright administrator with a focus on promoting and exploiting their copyrights in the film, television, trailers and advertising world. The Los Angeles office offers a one-stop shop for music professionals, providing everything from publishing services and music supervision to songwriting and production.

    Metadata / Library Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate all metadata for Wise Music related catalogs and active roster.
    • Ingest catalog and frontline repertoire from new acquisitions (All genres).
    • Content management, audio ingestion and data management in Synchtank, DISCO and office library
    • Review upcoming releases for all MSC offices, assist in distribution of US repertoire when needed.

    Licensing Responsibilities:

    • Handle synchronization licenses for Educational, Non-Profit, Museum/Exhibition, Short Film, TV Broadcast, Orchestral, Online Performance Videos, DVD/Home Video, Indie Film and Industrial.
    • Manage data entry in Salesforce licensing database for creative synch executives, and deals through licensing pipeline to Contact Administration.

    View the full job description, application requirements, and apply here.


    Music Reports: Licensing Coordinator (Posted on 06-08-22)

    Music Reports is the leading provider of music rights administration services in the United States, offering a full spectrum of music administration services to clients including strategic consulting, music clearance, licensing, and royalty reporting. The company’s clients include the world’s most successful broadcasters, record labels, digital music services, wireless carriers, and consumer products companies. The Licensing Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing music clearances and licenses for Music Reports’ clients, as well as updating systems and preparing reports that track the licensing status of each project.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Support high volume music licensing projects for a wide range of music licensees across multiple media
    • Review and digest a variety of licenses with major and independent music publishers, collective management organizations, record labels, distributors, and management companies
    • Engage in written and oral communication with rights-holders to and rights users to ensure accurate, timely compliance with the terms of licenses to content used in clients’ services and programs
    • Research potential licensors for large-scale licensing initiatives to understand the publishing and recording rights they own or control and establish contact with them
    • Coordinate with colleagues in Audio Services and IT Operations to set up and manage automated processes for large-scale licensing campaigns, including preparing documentation, drafting templates and cover letter forms, and providing quality control services
    • Field daily inquiries from clients, senior licensing staff, and other internal departments regarding license terms, status, and negotiation points
    • Prepare licenses for rights owners and where appropriate revise them to reflect input from 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 internal stakeholders and clients
    • Enter individual license terms into company’s licensing databases
    • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to facilitate systems and business process development related to novel license administration terms
    • Communicate with Copyright Research Department to enter updated rights ownership and contact information into company’s proprietary Songdex® database

    View the full job description, application requirements, and apply here.