Sony/ATV Music PublishingNashville, TN
Full Time Job
The Licensing Coordinator position will have the following responsibilities:
Maintenance of various internal databases used by Licensing and other departments
*Research song details and analyze activity of newly charted releases
*Initial entry of Billboard charting data into various internal databases used by Licensing and other departments
*Coordination of song confirmation between Copyright staff and record labels
*Assist Licensing staff with securing mechanical licenses with record labels
*Seek approval from writers with licensing restrictions
*Prepare licenses and various documents for document imaging system
*Assist Licensing staff with various tasks and special projects
A qualified candidate must possess the following skills:
*Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude
*Strong analytical abilities
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills while working constructively with different personalities
*Highly organized and detail oriented
*Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy while handling multiple varied tasks
*Proficiency in MS Office with the ability to quickly learn programs
*Previous music publishing or equivalent industry experience required
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, established in 1995 as a joint venture between Sony and Michael Jackson, is the world's leading music publisher. Together with EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV owns or administers more than 3 million copyrights including those from such iconic music catalogs like Leiber & Stoller, Mijac Music, Motown and Famous Music. Sony/ATV also controls many of the best known songs ever written like ''New York, New York'', ''Hallelujah'', ''All You Need Is Love'', ''You've Got a Friend'', ''Moon River'', ''Jailhouse Rock'', ''The Mission Impossible Theme'', ''Ain't No Mountain High Enough'', ''Over the Rainbow'', ''Stand By Me'', ''I Heard It Through The Grapevine'' and ''Singin' in the Rain''. In addition, Sony/ATV represents the copyrights of such legendary artists as The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Kraftwerk, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Richie Sambora, Sting, The Supremes, Wyclef Jean, Hank Williams and Stevie Wonder, among others. Its ever-growing list of chart-topping artists, writers and producers includes Akon, Avicii, Calvin Harris, Jessie J, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, P!nk, RedOne, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Stargate, Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams.
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