Rights Management Coordinator
Full Time Job
Job Title: Coordinator, Rights Management
Department: Rights Management
Direct Report: Sr. Director, Rights Management & Label Resources
Indirect Report: VP of Publishing, Sr. Manager Rights Management
The Rights Management Coordinator facilitates day-to-day rights management operations for both the record label and publishing company with a heavy emphasis on mechanical licensing and metadata set up and delivery. Tasks include but are not limited to, product and license set up in royalty software, facilitation of mechanical and digital licensing for commercial product, delivery of metadata to direct partners, preparation and issuing of mechanical and digital licenses.
o Enter record label commercial product in royalty software.
o Coordinate with A&R administration team on label copy for commercial product, assist with confirmation of publisher percentages and payee information as needed.
o Facilitate mechanical and digital licensing with publishers, including preparation and request of licenses and negotiation of license terms and rates.
o Set up mechanical and digital licenses in royalty software.
o Work with royalty department on any questions related to mechanical royalties, publisher payments and product set up.
o Manage incoming Letters of Direction and ensure proper changes are made in royalty system.
o Monitor general licensing email address, respond to incoming requests or delegate to appropriate licensing team member.
o Prepare and send catalog metadata to direct partners, including Neighboring Rights metadata.
o Issue label copy for the publishing company
o Facilitate process for mechanical and digital licenses, including set up in royalty system and preparation of licenses.
o Assist Sr. Director, Rights Management & Label Resources and Sr. Manager, Rights Management on any other projects as they arise.
o Knowledge of Counterpoint Record Maestro and Music Maestro systems preferred
o Knowledge of record label and publishing licensing functions
o Extreme attention to detail and accuracy
o Drive and passion for music administration and licensing with desire to learn and grow into more complex responsibilities
- Competitive Salary - 401k (after one year of employment) - Health, Dental, Vision, and more insurance plans offered - Paid Vacation - Yearly company-paid Retreat -Opportunity to participate in industry events
This position is for a record label & publishing company in Nashville, TN.
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