The Royalties Coordinator will research sound recordings, metadata, and copyrights to facilitate accurate and timely reporting of royalties to rights owners.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Research sound recording and music copyrights using a combination of internal and external data sources, and update systems with research findings.
- Acquire, review, approve, and upload metadata and copyright information from rights owners. Work directly with rights owners to resolve technical or metadata issues.
- Generate and perform quality assurance on reports of use for internal and external audiences.
- Work with other coordinators, project-based research contractors, third-party vendors, and rights owners to continuously improve research and reporting process. Specific focus on identifying errors, conflicts, and inconsistencies with internal and external data.
- Work with multiple teams as new systems are developed and deployed into production to test integrity and accuracy of data and reports.
- Use existing data and reports to support Music Licensing team on maintaining existing business and increasing new business
- Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
- One or more years of experience in music fields such as radio, record labels, music publishers, digital service provider or other music licensee.
Requirements and General Skills:
- Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels, across creative, technical, finance and legal.
- Good public speaking and presentation skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to fine details.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
- Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
- Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
- Ability to handle large volumes of multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
- Strong interest in, and knowledge of, music and sound recordings, the history of recorded music, and the current musical landscape across multiple genres.
- Occasional Travel to our NY Studios.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
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