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    Manager, Music Creative Production (Animation Series) – Netflix (posted on 5-21-24)

    Netflix’s Music Creative & Production (MCP) team provides premiere music support to our productions and 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 thrill the world by deepening fan engagement and to amplify storytelling through music.

    This role will oversee the music process for titles across each Animated Series vertical, including Preschool, Kids & Family, and Adult Animation Action, and Adult Animation Comedy. The successful candidate will excel at identifying and implementing cross-functional creative music solutions that will support our animation productions and overall slate.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with showrunners, producers, and studio executives (Content, Prod mgmt, Post, Legal, Finance) to oversee and execute music objectives for Netflix Series Animation
    • Act as Music Informed Captain on titles for the multiple Netflix Music cross-functional teams: Soundtrack, Music Marketing, Music BALA, Music Services, etc.
    • Read development scripts, ideate with Content on musical identity of series, and recommend appropriate music schedule & budget in internal review
    • In alignment with Content, recommend key music hires: Songwriter and/or Composer, Music Supervisor, Executive Music Producer. Collect and curate reels to present to internal and external partners and help schedule composer, showrunner meetings. Collaborate closely with Music Business & Legal Affairs (BALA) to define parameters of deals for creative music hires
    • Work with Production Management, Composer, and Post to develop a music post schedule that coincides with series Post timeline
    • On high impact titles, steer crucial creative music direction on score/songs with the Composer/Songwriter and help manage the score/song note process between the producer(s), creative executive(s) and composer
    • Liaise with the music supervisor in the process of song selection as it relates to creative studio approvals and budget.
    • Strategize and collaborate with Netflix Soundtrack and Music Marketing teams on music release strategy for titles including potential label partnerships, marketing activations, etc.

    Publicity Coordinator (Onyx Collective)The Walt Disney Co. (posted on 5-21-24)

    Onyx Collective is seeking a Publicity Coordinator, who will be an exceptional addition to our Onyx Collective Publicity team. You will play a fundamental role by serving as the primary foundation of support in the publicity efforts for Onyx Collective’s content on Hulu. Reports into Vice President, Publicity, Onyx Collective. This role will interact directly with the Vice President, as well as the publicity team and other departments across Disney Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company. This position provides you with the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge in the strategy and execution of Onyx Collective publicity campaign launches and promotions. The right person for this role is very comfortable working in a fast-paced, creative environment and possesses a strong ability to multitask, prioritize and handle multiple projects concurrently. This person should have a robust attention to detail and the ability to analyze and interpret data to derive insights. We’re looking for someone who loves TV as much as we do, has a passion for the entertainment industry, has a ‘can do’ attitude and a ONE TEAM mentality with a hunger to learn more!

    Responsibilities:

    • Provides administrative support to Onyx Collective’s VP of Publicity and publicity/project support to the full PR team.
    • Manage the office of Onyx Collective’s VP of Publicity. Sample responsibilities include:
      • Manage executives’ calendar and set up meetings. You will act as the point of contact among the Office of the President, other senior executives, employees, clients and external partners. Able to handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
      • Monitor and prioritize information flow to the broader Disney Entertainment leadership team by leading the weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
      • Prepare Travel & Expense reports, reconcile corporate card expenses and uphold company T&E policies. Maintain a comprehensive understanding of department policies, procedures and methods of operation to effectively and efficiently conduct duties and responsibilities.
      • Ensure the Vice President is always prepped ahead of all meeting or company functions. Able to keep the executive abreast of trends and new developments in the news space by reading industry publications, monitoring social media, and tracking competitor’s initiatives.
      • Promote a positive and welcoming attitude in and out of the office; represent the ethos and style as demonstrated by the Vice President. Take on special projects and initiatives as requested by the VP.
    • Assist the Publicity pod in the development of Onyx Collective series campaigns – including coordination and logistics for premieres, press junkets, festivals and conventions.
    • Collect and analyze press breaks/coverage reports/status reports on Onyx Collective announcements, titles and other publicity initiatives
    • Coordinate closely with Publicists to ensure that clips/broadcast materials are distributed and utilized by the appropriate show/outlet
    • Support publicity team by being responsible for talent itineraries, as well as coordinating and booking travel for talent press trip sand other special events
    • Manage and track invoices from events, mailers, talent appearances in overall publicity budget
    • Create tune-in alerts for key press bookings and distribute to series distribution list
    • Maintain updates to Onyx Collective Publicity Assignment Sheet and Publicity Calendar
    • Develop and manage relationships with cross-functional teams and across the entire Disney Enterprise to execute campaigns; in particular, coordinate in lockstep with other PR/marketing functions, including Disney Synergy, Email marketing, Social, Creative, Media and more to ensure smooth execution and that campaigns align with overall initiatives and timelines
    • Additional department support as needed

    Coordinator, Music ProductionNetflix (posted on 5-18-24)

    The successful candidate will excel at identifying and implementing cross-functional music production solutions that will support our animation productions and overall slate growth. If you are someone with a passion for both the development and execution of music for content and who thrives in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment, this role may be for you.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with MCP team members and studio executives (Content, Prod mgmt, Post, Legal, Finance), and other internal/external stakeholders to coordinate and execute music objectives for Netflix Series Animation as early as the development phase through to final delivery.
    • Help prepare preliminary budgets and track all music contractual and hard costs throughout production on self-managed (and sometimes partner-managed) titles, making sure to update cross-functional teams.
    • Train external production teams in the proper use and maintenance of music trackers and collection of Netflix deliverables
    • Admin duties for department head (scheduling, expenses, events). Schedule syncs, update agendas, and facilitate cross-functional and production team communication where needed.
    • Communicate with and follow guidance from Labor on union/guild (SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, AFM) music roles and administer/file the appropriate paperwork for corresponding talent.
    • Review and update music schedules that serve music talent needs in alignment with post-production timelines and track music milestones for on-time music asset delivery
    • Communicate with Music Business & Legal Affairs to maintain alignment on union parameters and talent deals to process payments
    • Coordinate and schedule music recording sessions and travel – if applicable – to facilitate the creative needs of the title while remaining within budget parameters.
    • Foster music production talent relationships by working closely with music personnel and vendors to ensure creative/production needs are met and lines of communication remain open
    • Liaise with composers and contractors on auxiliary musician, singer, and engineer hires
    • Partner with cross-functional teams to manage, facilitate, and verify accurate delivery of assets for dubbing, marketing, and soundtrack releases.

    Administrative AssistantSony Picture Entertainment (posted on 5-14-24)

    Provide general administrative and production functional support to a Vice President and Executive Director on the TV physical production team. Provide full range of administrative support for department including handling phones, calendar, filing, drafting correspondence, and meeting coordination. Also support production needs for any assigned shows.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide organizational and administrative support to VP and Exec Director
    • Coordinate travel, visas, schedules and other travel logistics
    • Generate travel and expense reports
    • Schedule/Calendar/Phone management
    • Create and maintain global contact sheet for channel personnel
    • Invoice tracking & processing
    • Create and update presentations, letters, and other forms of management reports and communications
    • Manage calendar and activities (Setting meetings, Call list, etc.)
    • Internet research

    Skills & Competencies

    • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Internet savvy, EP or Movie Magic budgeting a plus)
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong written and verbal presentation skills
    • Superb organizational and time management skills
    • Proactive and thorough in their approach
    • Takes responsibility and ownership for tasks
    • Can work independently to achieve goals and has a positive attitude
    • Has a global perspective and appreciation for cultural differences
    • Excellent oral (professional and friendly demeanor) and written (spelling, punctuation, grammar) communications skills
    • Able to multi-task and work well with others
    • Discretion and integrity
    • At ease in fast-paced, high energy, ever-changing work environment
    • In Depth knowledge of the television/entertainment industry
    • 1+ years administrative and organizational support for busy executive
    • Experience working in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines
    • Education: B.A., B.S., or equivalent preferred

    ABC Casting InternThe Walt Disney Co. (posted on 5-12-24)

    The ABC Signature Casting Department is responsible for overseeing the casting process for all scripted television shows currently in development and production for the studio. We value creating a supportive team environment where each member feels comfortable sharing opinions and thoughts. We are finding new ways to approach challenging situations and problem solving. We help push each other to do better and think outside the box. If you are a collaborative, innovative thinker who is passionate about identifying emerging talent, then this role might be a great for you!

    If selected for this role, you will report directly to the Manager, Casting.

    What You Will Do

    We are seeking a self-motivated candidate who is curious, embraces innovation, has a strong desire to learn, grow, and help drive diversity, equity, and inclusion priorities around market, culture, and people. As an intern with the Casting team, you will assist with the day-to-day responsibilities of the busy studio casting department. You will become a member of a smart, fun, and collaborative team. You will help find new and creative ways to work together with an eye toward quality and efficiency.

    Your role may include:

    • Liaising with talent representatives regarding actor availability and material for casting consideration.
    • Supporting department team members in desk and phone coverage.
    • Assisting in compiling grids/charts, documents, memos and scheduling.

    Required Qualifications & Skills

    • Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • A high attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience working in both Mac and PC operating systems
    • A strong interest in Television and the Entertainment Industry
    • Previous experience in entertainment and casting

    Coordinator, A&R DistributionWarner Music Group (posted on 5-12-24)

    The A&R department at 10K Projects is 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.

    Your role:

    This role will work closely with Business Affairs, A&R, Finance, Marketing, Creative, and Production. Your responsibilities will include contract administration, weekly forecasting, budget tracking, assisting in third party vendor set ups, compiling metadata for production, and delivering all assets under the artist recording agreement. In addition, you will be the point person for the 10K Projects Distro roster.

    Here you’ll get to:

    • Act as a liaison between members of the A&R team and a wide array of internal and external contacts including senior management, outside industry contacts, artists, artist managers, vendors, internal departments, etc.
    • Perform general administrative duties in support of multiple A&Rs, such as booking travel, booking studio time, working with outside attorneys to obtain signed producer and mixer agreements, ensuring deliverables and assets are obtained in a timely manner
    • Help with contract administration & maintenance of artist deals- ingesting relevant information, tracking commitments, and coordinating with parties responsible for these commitments
    • Track and maintain recording budgets
    • Forecast and project weekly recording costs
    • Issue purchase orders to vendors, supply vendor forms and documents, setup vendors in the system, obtain necessary approvals for invoices and costs, and process invoices
    • File and process of union-related (SAG-AFTRA & AFM) contracts as applicable
    • Compile and submit metadata and production ready audio to WMG Production
    • Maintain and submit deliverable assets to WMG Library
    • Sustain relationships with the 10K distro roster

    Music Researcher’s AssistantAppleOne (posted on 5-12-24)

    The Research Assistant position is an entry-level music business opportunity.

    • Remote but must be close enough to drive in for trainings and meetings in the San Fernando Valley when needed.
    • Music Publishing and or Music Licensing experience.
    • Music Degree or Music Certificate preferred.

    Description:

    • Database matching of song and release details using on-line research of song and release information.
    • Data review and update for database of music administration records.
    • Service Customer Inquiries as required.
    • Heavy Volume – deadline driven.
    • Data entry experience with strong computer navigation and keyboarding skills required.
    • Ability to self-motivate and engage in critical thinking while focusing on small details and repetitive task.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    • Working knowledge of various artists, music genres, styles and terminology strongly preferred.
    • Music publishing administration experience.

    Education: MUSIC DEGREE or CERTIFICATE (NOTHING CREATIVE).

    Benefits:  Company offers a full benefits package including health, dental and 401(k).

    Apply for this great position as a music researcher assistant needed (remote role) . For immediate consideration submit resume to Azuri Ross in the Downtown Los Angeles Bunker Hill AppleOne Office and call and ask for Azuri Ross.


    Director, LitigationLiveNation (posted on 4-30-24)

    Live Nation is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Director of Litigation, General Liability & Disability Access to join our legal team. In this position, you will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of Live Nation’s general liability and disability access litigation portfolio.

    The Director, Litigation will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Litigation and assist the SVP with day-to-day advice and counsel to the company. This Attorney will act with the highest level of integrity and business and personal ethical standards in all aspects of job performance.

    WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

    • Manage all general liability (personal injury and premises liability) and disability access lawsuits, working with outside counsel and in-house claims managers
    • Provide legal advice and counsel to the business on pre-litigation general liability and disability access claims/issues as they arise
    • Manage any customer-related disputes related to personal injury or disability access issues, including escalations from our Customer Service teams, often working directly with Live Nation’s customers to resolve matters as they arise
    • Review legal documents – including complaints, pleadings, motions, and discovery requests/responses – negotiating settlements and drafting settlement agreements
    • Conduct site visits to review programs, plans, and consumer-facing policies for compliance with the ADA at our venues nationwide
    • Develop and deliver training programs on ADA compliance and litigation risk management for relevant stakeholders within the organization
    • Quantify existing legal exposure to the company and identifying future trends in legal exposure, while working with business stakeholders to mitigate that exposure through operational changes
    • Provide general assistance to the Senior Vice President, Litigation and performing other tasks as assigned from time to time by the SVP

    Sr Director, Film/TV/Visual MediaBMI (posted on 4-30-24)

    POSITION SUMMARY:  Maintains and increases BMI’s Film/TV/Visual Media market share and builds industry relationships by performing the following duties either personally or through the direction of others.

    LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA office. 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.

    FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Develops and maintains relationships with composers, agents, publicists, lawyers, and Film/TV/Visual Media music industry executives and professionals. Facilitates the relationship between these industry professionals and BMI affiliates.
    • Attends numerous music industry events as a BMI representative, inclusive of screenings, concerts, panels, all in support of our BMI composers and the visual media music community.
    • Serves as a spokesperson for BMI at various industry panels, events, universities, music education forums, and cross industry initiatives by educating the music community on the role and function of BMI.
    • Actively pursues the acquisition of established composers in the audio-visual entertainment industry to drive BMI’s market share.
    • Highly involved in creating ideas for new initiatives and programs to help the visual media composer (writer) community be more diverse and inclusive.
    • Coordinates team to produce workshops and events for BMI affiliates, including the BMI Film/TV/Visual Media Awards.
    • Continuously works on ideas for BMI composer community engagement including creating and moderating industry panels at various events with BMI composers.
    • Provides an understanding of royalties in new media as the spectrum of licensed platforms expands and changes within the current landscape of music for visual media.
    • Maintains a working knowledge  of industry practices, rights and law changes that affect BMI and PRO activities such as consent decrees, MLC, Neighboring rights.
    • Provides working understanding of BMI’s distribution system and the ability to evaluate royalty statements.
    • Answers ongoing affiliate royalty inquiries and aids in, research of cue sheets, financial adjustments, all while demonstrating an ability to source information independently.
    • Provides a knowledge base of licensing and placements for songwriters in visual media as a viable revenue stream.
    • Collaborates with the BMI corporate communications teams on web pieces, articles, social media, and any other digital initiatives to highlight BMI composers.
    • Regular attendance.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of inclusion and diversity.

    Senior Administrative AssistantSAG-AFTRA (posted on 4-30-24)

    SAG-AFTRA is the iconic American labor union that represents approximately 160,000 media professionals. SAG-AFTRA employees support our members and thrive on securing the strongest protections by negotiating the best wages, working conditions, health and pension benefits. We preserve and expand members’ work opportunities, vigorously enforce our contracts and protect our members against unauthorized use of their work.

    The Senior Administrative Assistant supports the Los Angeles Local and provides a high level of dedicated support to the Local’s Executive Director. This position is responsible for all administrative aspects of the department, including but not limited to maintaining department files, coordinating internal and external meetings, and assisting with special projects as needed. This position interacts with industry partners, elected leaders, senior and executive leadership, and may be included in confidential communication and/or privileged documents.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage a broad range of administrative tasks for the LA Local Board and Committees. This includes, but is not limited to:
      • Coordinate meetings with industry partners, elected local leaders, committee chairs, co-chairs, vice-chairs, and staff.
      • May be required to attend special events and meetings.
      • Draft and distribute meeting notices, agendas, and other supporting materials.
      • Maintain compliance with governance, legal, and communications policies.
      • Responsible for follow-up on actions, as requested.
    • Manage a broad range of administrative tasks for the LA Local Department. This includes, but is not limited to:
      • Maintain department files and procedural records.
      • Order and maintain supplies for the department and coordinate repairs/replacement of equipment when requested.
      • Receive, triage, and reroute phone calls and emails from multiple phone lines and inboxes.
      • Track expenses.
      • Maintain department calendars.
    • Support member events, activities, and initiatives.
    • Coordinate meeting and event logistics including catering, room setup, security, and A/V.
    • Support LA Local operations and other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.

    Artist Support AssociateSony Music Entertainment (posted on 4-30-24)

    Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.

    At AWAL, we work with an epic roster of emerging talent and more established artists & labels from all over the world. We aim to remove all barriers between artists and the A&R teams or store editors that help them take their business to the next level within the AWAL ecosystem. This position is based in the growing team in our LA office. You’ll be passionate about delivering the latest music industry best practice advice to these developing artists and labels. You’ll be supporting them in delivering their releases into the AWAL system and, in some instances, supporting some of the more developed projects alongside the wider AWAL team. You’ll likely be somewhere between digital music geek and artist manager with wonderfully written communication skills as we support so many artists with so many varied challenges. We’re a diverse team, so please do apply if this description sounds like you.

    What you’ll do:

    • Serve as the first point of contact for the AWAL Core members on their individual campaigns and release setup.
    • Help artists using the in-house AWAL tools like our Uploader, the Analytics tools, and the AWAL app.
    • Support the artists and labels with the quality control process for their new releases.
    • Answer questions coming in from the artists on the day-to-day running of their business (80% of your time).
    • Work with more senior members of the team to develop internal training tools.
    • Look for exciting upcoming projects in the roster and share with the A&R team.

    Senior Director, Música MexicanaSony Music Entertainment (posted on 4-30-24)

    As Senior Director, Música Mexicana, your responsibilities include overseeing strategic relationships, providing sales and marketing guidance, and keeping our Los Angeles clients updated on the latest trends and developments in the Mexican music industry. You must possess a genuine passion for Mexican music and the ability to spot and harness sales trends and insights to drive revenue. This role reports to the VP, Mexico and is based in Los Angeles, CA.

    What you’ll do

    • Manage and evolve high-level relationships with key Mexican music and cultural stakeholders, working alongside label management. Meet and correspond with contacts to establish trusted relationships.
    • Serve as a resource for specialized knowledge, offering strategy and support.
    • Drive and grow The Orchard’s Mexican business as part of content acquisition and business development in the Mexican music space. Create strategically new business opportunities that will fit our current roster while serving as a unique distributor in the Mexican music landscape. Continue to expand The Orchard’s footprint and thrive in this dynamic industry.
    • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales to create innovative marketing strategies that captivate our audience and drive sustained consumption. Constantly strive to stay ahead of the curve and deliver cutting-edge campaigns that consistently resonate with our audience.
    • Research and evaluate the client’s needs, the current industry landscape, and market/cultural trends, and identify potential areas for growth. Anticipate potential challenges and highlight areas for discovery and opportunity. Proactively monitor market trends, ensuring The Orchard stays ahead of the curve and provides our clients with the best possible service.
    • Represent The Orchard Mexican labels, repertoire, and services as required at events and conferences.
    • Drive label engagement utilizing internal marketing and data analytic tools to guide and support strategic decisions for marketing and sales goals. Continuously interpret data, and propose solutions and optimization to labels and artists.

    Administrative Assistant, Content & Business ProductsNetflix (posted on 4-11-24)

    The Content & Business Products organization builds and buys technology that helps plan, produce, and promote our content on and off the service. The Product leaders in our organization work across many different business functions and stakeholder groups to innovate across what we call the “pitch-to-play ecosystem.”

    In this demanding role, you’ll be part of the administrative support team on the Content & Business Products Programs & Operations team supporting a domain led by a Product Manager. The CBP domain Administrative Assistant will demonstrate the ability to execute effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated, proactive, and organized with an unwavering attention to detail, and can exercise good judgment while multi-tasking. You will have the opportunity to have a meaningful impact across many different functions, grow your skills, and have fun in this challenging and exciting environment. This position will be based in either Los Gatos or Los Angeles, or hybrid remote.

    Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

    • Proactive management of calendars for the leaders and their teams, including scheduling internal and external meetings
    • Manage and coordinate logistics for team offsites and events
    • Coordinate complex travel arrangements and process expense reports
    • Strong cross-functional partnership and communication with operations and administrative partners
    • Efficiently execute tasks while proactively solving problems
    • Ability to be discrete and use good judgment when handling sensitive information
    • An inquisitive approach towards the business context, coupled with the ability to draw beneficial connections for the team

    Administrative AssistantUniversal Music Group (posted on 4-11-24)

    Capitol Music Group is looking for an Administrative Assistant who has superior attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple critical requests. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is important. Must be very efficient and highly attuned to the smallest of details, as well as being able to multi-task and work on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment is crucial. A “can-do” attitude is essential.

    How You’ll CREATE

    • Arrange meetings and conference calls via telephone and email
    • Cover phone lines and manage/update calendars
    • Coordinate and prioritize incoming verbal and email requests
    • Book travel, accommodations, & transportation
    • Maintain a strong working knowledge of employees, and important external contacts
    • Work closely with other administrative assistants and occasionally cover their phone lines
    • Exercise discretion when patching calls, rolling calls, and interrupting meetings
    • Regular meeting prep, coordination, and notes
    • Greet meeting participants
    • Order and set-up food service for meetings
    • Promptly address any IT issues
    • Interact with vendors and promptly process invoices
    • Create and send grammatically/punctually correct internal/external company communication
    • Monthly expenses, reconciliation, and processing such as travel & entertainment expenses
    • Order office supplies, make restaurant reservations, and approve expenses
    • Additional duties as assigned

    Executive Assistant, Corporate CommunicationsWarner Bros. Discovery (posted on 4-11-24)

    This position supports the EVP and designated team members along with broader department support of WBD’s Corporate Communications Revenue & Strategy group (Ad Sales, DC, Global Consumer Products and Themed Entertainment, North America Distribution, Corporate Strategy, Global Content Sales, and more). As a key central point of the group, this person keeps executives focused and prepared through complicated meeting planning and preparation, global travel and logistics, document preparation, proofreading, vendor management and department accounts payable, interfacing with global business and creative executive offices, and representing WBD corporate communications appropriately to both external and internal contacts. The ideal candidate demonstrates a personable and welcoming style of communication and excels at detail and organization, owning the responsibilities of a key support role, and working successfully in a team environment.

    Your Role Accountabilities

    • EVP support: Meeting prep and planning, logistics, calendar coordination and scheduling, task management
    • Department leader planning and support, travel, special projects
    • Maintaining press lists and contacts, Project summaries, Master calendar and weekly reports
    • Processing and Entering Accounts Payable and Invoices (SAP), Expense Reports, Finance
    • Group communications, document prep, email boxes
    • Press release review and management

    Qualifications & Experience

    • 3 years of previous executive support experience in complex organization
    • Studio experience helpful, communications or programming/marketing experience desired
    • Undergraduate degree required
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, high accuracy, detail oriented
    • Effective and proven interpersonal skills, good judgement, tact, and presentation abilities to all levels of employees and external contacts
    • Project management background experience helpful
    • Proactive and independent-minded that excels in a group environment; Finds value in making executives successful
    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately

    Assistant, A & R AdministrationWarner Music Group (posted on 4-11-24)

    Job Title: Assistant, A&R Administration

    A little bit about our team:

    The intersection of A&R, Business Affairs and Finance, the A&R Administration team at Warner Records oversees the recording process from a business perspective. This includes administering all A&R related budgets and handling recording related legal issues and logistics. Further, the department serves as the primary interface between A&R/Marketing/Legal and Production in the creation and release of all commercial and promotional products.

    Your role:

    This is an opportunity to work at one of the most historic and successful record companies in the world, in the center of the action. If paying attention to detail, anticipating anything that might go wrong, learning from your mistakes, and getting things done sounds just like you, this is your opportunity. You will work behind the scenes, in a fast-paced team environment. This position reports to the SVP of A&R Operations.

    Here you’ll get to:

    • Complete general administrative duties: answer phones, calendar management, filing, scanning, etc.
    • Coordinate artist travel, including flights, lodging, and ground transportation and the tracking of the associated spend, which also includes reconciliation of travel charges and statements
    • Process invoices, including the creation of vendors and coding of invoices in our financial systems.
    • Communicate with third-party vendors to set them up in our payment system, issue purchase orders, and address invoice-related matters
    • Draft transmittal letters and form legal documents, including Work For Hire and Remix agreements.
    • Coordinate the creation of project numbers and royalty accounts with the Royalty and Business Affairs Departments.
    • Process department expense reports.
    • Support departmental operations by assisting with day-to-day tasks

    Coordinator, Synch ClearanceKobalt Music (posted on 4-11-24)

    The Coordinator, Synch Clearance will be responsible for providing clearance support and successfully handling synchronization licenses originating out of North America, including television, promos, independent films and trailers, branded content, online requests, and special projects as designated.

    The position will be responsible for finalizing the terms of synch licenses within their client base. This person will play an important role in handling a high volume of requests for Kobalt and its clients. The role is Los Angeles based and will report into the Senior Director, Synch Clearance.

    WHAT DOES A COORDINATOR, SYNCH CLEARANCE AT KOBALT DO?

    • You handle incoming synch requests and manages the end-to-end synch clearance process with prospective licensees for a wide range of media areas for North America
    • You identify Kobalt’s representation and the applicable approval parties of the song(s) requested
    • You effectively communicate with Kobalt clients to obtain approval for synchronization licensing requests
    • You analyze prior licensing history for similar songs and shows and determine fair terms and pricing for synch usages
    • You negotiate fair terms with licensees for the use of Kobalt’s repertoire
    • You process high volumes of music clearances and client requests in a timely manner as well as support the team maintaining and managing licensing deals in our internal database
    • You work closely with internal teams and external stakeholders to troubleshoot split discrepancies and develop a strong level of knowledge for Kobalt’s internal rights management system and database
    • Attending key internal and/or external meetings as deemed necessary by your supervisor(s)
    • Showing a keen interest in the synch industry, monitoring any trends and strategies used by production companies to clear and license music

    WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • 1-2 years prior synch clearance experience and a working knowledge of music licensing and copyright.
    • Is deadline driven, and can demonstrate an ability to handle and prioritize a large volume of work efficiently.
    • Interpersonal with highly adaptable communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external parties.
    • Enthusiastic team player, who is keen to help out wherever needed.
    • Able to work with minimal supervision, and possess excellent organization, written and oral communication skills.
    • You are proficient in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).

    Assistant, A & RSony Music Entertainment (posted on 4-11-24)

    As a Assistant of A&R:

    What you’ll do:

    • Provide administrative support for A&R team by coordinating meetings, scheduling, studio sessions, and setting up client/staff meetings, lunches, and heavy calendar management
    • Responsible for booking travel, manage reservations, check-in for flights and be on standby when executive is in transit
    • Proactively organize and prioritize daily workload
    • Expenses
    • Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
    • Assist with general office errands, support and assist with various administrative tasks and projects as needed
    • Manage distribution lists for organization and update as needed
    • Create applicable A&R materials for meetings, projects, etc.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Who you are:

    • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of the company at all levels including Executive Management
    • Strong attention to detail, problem solving, and organizational skills
    • In-depth knowledge of entire MS Office suite
    • Must be dependable, punctual, conscientious, courteous and flexible
    • Have a proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills
    • Ability to work under high pressure while moving with urgency
    • Ability to keep information highly confidential and to use discretion
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude
    • Prior music industry experience preferred

    Music Publishing Administrator, CreativeGelfand, Rennert & Feldman (posted on 4-2-24)

    We are seeking a Music Publishing Administrator, Creative, with ideally 3 years’ experience at a publisher, sync company, label or music supervision company, as well as a strong desire to handle all aspects of music publishing administration (licensing, copyright, royalties and film-TV pitching), to join our team of dedicated professionals.

    Location: This position can be based out of Century City (CA) or Nashville (TN) on a hybrid basis.

    Overview of Role: The Music Publishing Administrator, Creative, handles all aspects of music publishing administration, including licensing, copyright, royalties, and film-tv pitching.

    Responsibilities:
    Administrative

    • Maintain Synch income tracking reports
    • Maintain continuous income tracking reports
    • Enter quote and license details into Music Maestro database
    • Liaise with clients to confirm publisher and songwriter information
    • Update Music Maestro database with song splits and metadata, including IPIs, ISWCs, and release information
    • Ensure source and PRO registrations are complete and correct, including troubleshooting registration errors
    • Correspondence with royalty sources regarding statement backup and questions
    • Excel data cleansing for royalty and income reports
    • Assist with quotes and issue licenses for synchronization, print, mechanical, and other uses
    • Other projects and duties as assigned

    Creative

    • Create playlists in response to briefs
    • Create custom samplers, playlists, and newsletters of music from our catalog
    • Maintain keyword database
    • General interaction with artists, managers, music supervisors, coordinators, and clearance professionals
    • Organize audio assets, album art, and track metadata
    • Build relationships with music supervisors, coordinators, ad agencies, and other creatives
    • Research & maintain production schedules for TV shows, films, ads, video games
    • Maintain calendar of upcoming releases
    • Update and maintain contact and distribution database

    Coordinator, Music PublishingNBCUniversal (posted on 4-2-24)

    The Coordinator, Publishing provides support to the Music Publishing Manager, Music Publishing Director, and Music Publishing VP. We are looking for a collaborative, team-player to work at a top publisher of one of the biggest film/tv music catalogs in the industry.

    Duties

    • Act as day-to-day point person for the studio’s cues sheet process for all distributed feature & related productions
      • Set up cue sheet screenings & discussions
      • Prepare official cue sheets in the Soundmouse system
      • Obtain cue details (e.g., timings, cue titles, use types, writer/publisher names & percentage, PRO affiliations) firsthand, from other NBCU departments, and 3rd parties, as needed.
      • Ascertain that contents of cue sheets adhere to industry standards and handle revisions, as needed
      • Distribute cue sheets to stakeholders
    • Prepare/assist with various reports as needed such as
      • quarterly cue sheet screening schedule
      • quarterly cue sheet status report
      • Work with music BA & Legal department to add/revise production titles, release dates, delivery dates and production entities for the quarterly chart of music rights & cue sheet screenings for upcoming releases
    • Basic level licensing and support
      • Update/maintain data in department’s online licensing tracking systems
      • Gather info for and handle licensing out for certain niche licenses (e.g., MFN TV series, print, simple live stage requests, compilations, arrangements/adaptations/translations) as well as for certain niche portions of our catalog
      • Update license progress (i.e. payment info, dates licenses are sent, dates that deals are fully-executed) in the database
      • Licensing – 90-day follow-ups for all unsigned licenses
    • Provide intern and Page administrative support
    • Use and/or maintain various systems such as Frame.io, SourceAudio & AudioSalad to deliver master recording assets to licensees
    • Coordinate with Archives for the removal, storage, tracking and return of the studio’s film scores and parts
    • Invoices—Process and track invoices using the SNAP system
    • Light administrative duties as needed (e.g., filing, setting meetings, answering phones)
    • Special projects as needed

    Department AssistantLive Nation Entertainment (posted on 3-18-24)

    Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

    The Department Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day administrative support for the film and television division of Live Nation including the Head of Film & TV.

    What This Role Will Do

    • Maintaining executive schedules and high-volume calendars
    • Answering and rolling calls
    • Planning and organizing internal/external meetings
    • Assisting with travel arrangements
    • Taking meeting notes and summarizing key meeting points
    • Compiling daily updates on industry trends/headlines/company news
    • Handling confidential information
    • Serve as liaison between the executive and other departments as directed
    • Coordinate, supervise, and complete special projects
    • Order department office supplies

    Music Executive, TV – Amazon MGM Studios (posted on 3-12-24)

    We are seeking a Music Executive to join the dynamic music team supporting the Studios original U.S. Series productions. Amazon MGM Studios are building an effective way to develop commercially viable episodic series and feature films globally. You will be an integral part to the music team and will be located in Culver City, CA. You’ll have experience in TV and Movie music production and music supervision, you will use your robust knowledge of music and your network of relationships in the entertainment and music industry in the U.S. to drive successful projects. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to broaden their entertainment experience at a growing studio. Our team culture is goal orientated and fast paced. We are motivated by the challenge and success to produce premium content in the ever-changing digital entertainment business.

    Core Responsibilities Of The Role

    • Management and tracking of music budgets, talent deals, composers, scoring process, music delivery, and music licensing for designated productions
    • Supervision of designated productions on behalf of the studio
    • Utilize a deep understanding of music licensing for film and TV to ensure success of projects
    • Partner effectively across internal divisions and with external partners using excellent communication skills

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10-15 years experience in the Film/TV Music entertainment industry
    • Experience providing in-house music support for a TV or film production company
    • Film & TV Music supervision experience
    • Experience in Film / TV music licensing
    • Strong project management and organizational skills

    Assistant or Associate Professor, Mike Curb Endowed Chair of Music Industry StudiesCSUN (posted on 11-25-23)

    The Department of Music at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as the Mike Curb Endowed Chair of Music Industry Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses in the field of Music Industry and have research interests in this field.

    In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion. Given CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement in a diverse environment, the successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduate degree in music, law, business, or another relevant field
    • Professional experience in one or more areas of the music industry, including but not limited to: Music Law, Music Publishing and Licensing, Copyright, Entertainment Industry Contracts, Record Company Operations, Artist Management, Music in Media, Live Performance, or Music Products
    • Classroom teaching experience in person and/or online

    Music Department AssistantCAA (re-posted on 7-17-23)

    Future assistants will provide administrative support to an Agent in our Music Department. The ideal candidate should be motivated, interested in the concert booking space, quick-thinking and open to working in an environment where he/she is capable of performing administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Administrative duties include heavy phones, coordinating meetings and schedules, preparing expense reports, booking travel, producing correspondence, special projects, organization of touring clients’ activity (ticket counts, contract tracking, deposit tracking, releasing of monies, routing, etc.)

    Research AssistantMusic Reports (posted on 1-30-23)

    The Research Assistant position is an entry-level music business opportunity. The nature of this position requires an ability to self-motivate and engage in critical thinking while focusing on small details and data entry tasks. As a Research Assistant, you will:
    • Research music copyright ownership using information available through the internet, direct sources, and other reference tools
    • Prepare and enter updates to Songdex, the largest independent source of music copyright information in the world
    • Match sound recordings to musical works
    • May include other tasks related to music database maintenance and research, such as researching new releases or processing music cue sheet

    Royalty AccountantRoyalty Review Council (reposted on 12-02-22)

    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

    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.