Copyright Coordinator (Work Registration)

  • Concord
  • Nashville, TN
  • May 30, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Overview

Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, theatrical performance rights and narrative content.

 

Headquartered in Nashville with additional offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin, Melbourne and Miami, Concord also has staff in Auckland, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. The Company’s catalog consists of more than 1 million songs, composed works, plays, musicals and active recordings which are licensed in virtually every country and territory worldwide.

 

 

Concord Music Publishing owns or administers more than 600,000 copyrighted musical works. Spanning nearly two centuries of song, through a vast array of genres and territories, Concord represents the world’s most celebrated songwriters, composers and lyricists.

 

 

As the Copyright Coordinator, you'll be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Works & Registration Monitoring function within Concord’s US Copyright department to ensure work registration issues (e.g., rejections caused by data issues, conflicts with other publishers), anomalies and errors are addressed and resolved timely and accurately. Other responsibilities will include supporting the Song Entry/Delivery and Information Service functions on the Copyright team.

 

The ideal candidate for this role has effective communication, attention to detail, time management, organization, and problem-solving/critical thinking skills, but is also keenly committed to providing service excellence, embracing continuous improvement, driving change, and taking initiative. A growth mindset as well as someone who effectively works under general supervision is critical to success in this role.

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that CWR work registration issues (e.g., rejections caused by data issues, conflicts with other publishers), anomalies and errors are addressed and resolved by the team in a timely and systematic fashion
  • Help develop and implement preemptive monitoring and auditing procedures to ensure that all Concord repertoire submitted to the North American PROs and MROs is successfully registered
  • Liaise with Concord’s Income Tracking team and other internal stakeholders on work registration remediation assignments/ projects
  • Handle small and large scale registration review/data verification projects
  • Maintain and develop relationships with internal stakeholders and external business partners, including PROs, MROs and other collective management organizations
  • Handle ad-hoc projects including but not limited to processing newly delivered works and Schedule A’s, data updates to existing works, bulk amendments catalog imports and information requests
  • Handle new song delivery data entry via Concord’s Song Management System (SMS)

Qualifications

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-2 years of music publishing/copyright administration experience
  • Solution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills with a drive for constant improvement
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage high volumes of work while maintaining high quality standards
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time efficiently, and prioritize tasks
  • Solution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills and a drive for constant improvement
  • Comfortable working with and querying large volumes of data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (lookup functions, pivot tables, cleaning data, conditional formatting); basic understanding of SQL or other querying languages is a plus

*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.

 

At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

 

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.