Royalties Coordinator

  • SiriusXM
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Nov 03, 2020
Full time Royalties

Job Description

Position Summary:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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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