Copyright Manager

Recruiter
The Music Market / Arts and Media Ltd
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a leading music company, is looking for a Copyright Manager to join their team.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Updating newly delivered or amended works, deal terms and publishing agreements in the company’s database, ensuring all relevant contractual information is included and correct
  • Maintaining copyright policies and procedural documentation
  • Registering new domestic agreements
  • Responding to copyright queries, analysing music publishing agreements and historical source documents in the process
  • Delegating copyright tasks to the administration assistants
  • Assisting with commission support services as required
  • Liaising with writers and contract partners on copyright matters
  • Attending meetings with senior management and other internal departments as well as externally as a representative of the company

The successful candidate must have:

  • Previous copyright experience at a music publishing company with advanced knowledge of samples, translations, adaptations, arrangements, counter claims and disputes
  • Experience analysing contracts and music publishing agreements
  • Working knowledge of PRS For Music with experience registering agreements and amendments and resolving any queries that may arise
  • A good understanding of music publishing royalty calculations
  • Strong communication and delegation skills (experience managing staff desirable)
  • The ability to work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills - advanced MS Office and experience using AS400 or similar bespoke Copyright & Royalties system a must
  • A degree level of education is preferred but not essential

Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact us directly.

(The Music Market/Arts and Media Ltd is a recruitment agency)

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