Your Mission at BMG
Your primary mission is to secure licenses for physical and digital recorded music products released in the U.S. and Canada by BMG and its various labels.
You have a clear understanding of music/video publishing rights and best practices
You are comfortable working in a team and are a self-starter
You have strong writing and time management skills and a high regard for client confidentiality
You have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to track and resolve concurrent projects
You enjoy providing great client service
What You’ll Be Doing
Confirm writer splits and publishing information with publishers, writers and artist management
Create product rate sheets, mechanical license requests, Schedule A exhibits and advice letters
Collaborate with Royalties team to ensure rate sheets are set up for payment
Research writer/publisher contact info online via The Harry Fox Agency and ASCAP, BMI, SESAC
Learn to use the iMaestro database, Capture (metadata), the GRANT licensing app and HFA’s e-mechanical portal
Interpret Artist / Publishing Agreements and controlled composition language.
Use of BMG’s metadata application, Capture
Weekly review of BMG release schedules in order to manage priorities
3+ Years of experience working at a record label, music publisher, law firm, business management company, or in a related field
Knowledgeable about copyright and music publishing as it relates to licensing.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
What’s In It For You
Robust medical/dental/vision packages
Two weeks’ vacation in year one; three weeks’ vacation in year two
$500 fitness reimbursement
Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to Lynda.com
Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music
BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.