Music Industry Jobs – ENTERTAINMENT 1 (Music Sup.), MUSTARD (Mark.), AMRA (Legal)


Written by Music Gateway Team

29 October 2018

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Position: MUSIC SUPERVISOR
Employer: ENTERTAINMENT ONE
Category: MUSIC
Location: LOS ANGELES, USA
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Date Posted: Oct 9th 2018

 

This exciting role in our Music Publishing division, will see the successful candidate working directly with internal business units and external clients to provide the customary services of a music supervisor for film and television.

RESPONSABILITIES

  • Source, gather and recommend relevant and on-budget music options to support creative storytellers such as directors and producers for contracting productions.
  • Read scripts and/or attend spotting sessions to identify and compile recommend potential music moments in a production.
  • Maintain regular contact with music licensors to negotiate and secure all necessary quotes, rights, licenses and approvals from copyright stakeholders and third-parties (including master and synchronization rights, as well as union re-use fees) for music expected to be included in contracting productions.
  • Maintain detailed music budgets and keep producers fully informed of all ongoing negotiations with third-party music licensors.
  • Summarize broad terms for all long-form licenses and oversee the drafting of licenses in form and substance acceptable to contracting producers.
  • Advise creative teams with respect to any potential liability to make additional payments to musicians involved in sound recordings owned by third parties under the regulations of the Musicians Union, AF of M, SAG-AFTRA or any other similar union and obtain clearances for any such musicians as required.
  • Obtain and deliver all necessary broadcast quality audio media assets for post-production prior to dub and mix sessions.
  • Obtain and deliver all necessary music credits to be included in opening titles, title cards and end crawl credits.
  • Supervise any recording and mixing sessions as needed.
  • Work with music editors and music supervision coordinator to oversee the compilation and delivery of customary music cue sheets.
  • Compile music rights package on the completion of each production.
  • Provide a licensor summary for accounting and distribution of licensing fees.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with existing partners to secure continued music supervision work while seeking out new prospects for additional projects.
  • Perform all other customary music supervisor services as may be required by the company and/or contracting producers.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in music (performance, production or business) or related field is preferred
  • Required 5-10 years experience as a music coordinator and/or music supervisor
  • General awareness of music history and all major musical genres from all eras
  • Working relationships with creative and licensing contacts at both major and independent record and music publishing companies
  • Solid understanding of music rights, master and synchronization licensing
  • Excellent negotiating skills in licensing music for use in visual media
  • Excellent communication, organization and research skills
  • Excellent networking, collaboration, and influencing skills
  • Self-driven, capable of working independently and in a team setting
  • Experience working for a global entertainment company is an asset 

WHAT YOU’LL BE A PART OF

  • Taking care: health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future

TO APPLY

Please apply online at https://www.entertainmentone.com/careers/

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Position: FESTIVAL MARKETING MANAGER
Employer: MUSTARD MEDIA
Category: MARKETING
Location: UK – MANCHESTER
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Date Posted: Oct 5th 2018
 

A one-off opportunity to become an integral part of the Music & Events team at Mustard Media: a creative-performance marketing agency, known for launching music festivals and events and with a vision to become known as a world-class agency for launches.

The Festival Marketing Manager will be based at the office in Manchester helping ensure the agency produces the outstanding work required to achieve its world-class ambitions. Working alongside some of the most well-loved and known music events your team will create bespoke campaigns to launch music festivals, develop festival marketing strategies and plan and execute hero campaigns.

You’ll be reporting directly to the Head of Music and Events and working alongside the Paid Media team and Creative team. Your role will see you manage each campaign from idea generation stage all the way through to production, implementation and reporting.

We are looking for someone passionate about music and events with a strong background in social media, paid media and marketing. Experience working with festivals and events in a full time role is preferred.

RESPONSABILITIES

  • Creative marketing campaign design, planning, activation, and scheduling.
  • Creating engaging and relevant content ideas, and delivering the final product to a world class standard.
  • Copywriting across different platforms, maintaining a consistent tone of voice for each client.
  • Social mechanics – creation, development and implementation.
  • Managing and facilitating social media communities by responding to social media posts and developing discussions.
  • Managing the existing social media channels/campaigns for current clients.
  • Client communications and management of expectations.
  • Working alongside the paid media team to deliver outstanding marketing campaigns and ensure that we meet our ROI targets.
  • Liaising with the design team, creating coherent design briefs and efficiently managing rounds of feedback with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Working alongside the Head of Music and Events to manage overall campaign performance across all departments.
  • Hosting and participating in team learning & development sessions.
  • Campaign reporting, including weekly, monthly and end of campaign analysis.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 years+ music marketing experience (not compulsory) preferred. Agency or in-house high-level promotions experience.
  • Experience managing Marketing or Account Execs.
  • Fluent in all digital marketing platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat,Google, YouTube & more.
  • Ability to display critical thinking in both campaign planning stages and high pressure situations.
  • Knowledge & understanding of paid media campaigns.
  • Must be proficient in copywriting skills across a range of different brands’ tone of voice.
  • Impeccable attention to detail, especially when proofreading copy, design briefing and collating design feedback.
  • Experience managing the creation of short videos.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to efficiently manage several campaigns at once.
  • Experience in email marketing.
  • Experience generating and executing creative campaign ideas.
  • Experience in leading strategy.
  • Experience in managing print campaigns preferable but not essential.
  • Confident working independently and alongside a team.
  • Able to travel around Europe and further for on-site festival marketing. (Travel expenses covered by company).
  • Must be confident and personable with experience dealing with clients and/or stakeholders.
  • Must be a team player and love coming up with creative ideas in a group.
  • Must have experience setting goals and objectives that contribute towards tangible outcomes.
  • Degree not essential.

BENEFITS

  • The senior management team at the company meet regularly with a board and have a real hand in defining the company’s direction and activities.
  • 25 days paid annual leave, encouragement to take your birthday off.
  • Great office facilities, including table tennis and free parking (at the moment).
  • Regular socials, and perks including gig tickets, festival tickets and more.
  • An environment that rewards innovation and seeks to be at the forefront of the industry.
  • Be part of a fast-growing company, with a rapidly expanding client base.
  • Flexi-Time.
  • Free Breakfasts on Mondays.
  • Friday finishes at 4pm.
  • Nest Pension. 

Please note that all applicants are to be submitted to Mustard Media’s recruitment partner, Caramel Talent Ltd. Direct applications to Mustard Media will not be considered.
Please send CV to hannah@caramel-talent.com to apply!

Position: LEGAL &MEMBERSHIP AFFAIRS MANAGER

  • Employer: AMRA
    Category: LEGAL
    Location: UK – LONDON
    Salary: COMPETITIVE
    Date Posted: Oct 1st 2018

     

    Reporting to the Head of Legal & Global Digital Licensing in London, the Legal & Membership Affairs Manager will be an essential part of a small legal team and involved in negotiation and drafting of inter-society and digital licensing agreements. As a primary responsibility and working closely with the CEO of AMRA, you will also be instrumental in all legal and administrative matters connected with AMRA taking on and managing new writer members.

    AMRA is the first of its kind — a global digital music collection society, built on technology and trust. AMRA is designed to maximize value for songwriters and publishers in today’s digital age, while providing the highest level of transparency and efficiency. Through cutting edge technology and a direct global digital collections model, AMRA is able to optimize digital revenue collections across all platforms, with full transparency to its clients.

    If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you – share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the next best addition to our successful team!

    WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A LEGAL & MEMBERSHIP AFFAIRS MANAGER AT AMRA?

    • Supporting the writer member acquisition work of the CEO of AMRA (based in New York)
    • Compiling and sending offer letters and term sheets
    • Liaising with potential AMRA writer members (and their professional advisers) to give them information on AMRA, its services and answering any questions they may have associated with changing collection society and/or signing up with AMRA
    • Negotiating and drafting membership agreements (and any other associated legal documents, such as data waivers and NDAs) with potential AMRA writer members
    • Carrying out all necessary administration relating to the successful onboarding of new AMRA writer members, and managing payments
    • Liaising with appropriate internal members of the AMRA team to ensure that new AMRA writer members are correctly claimed on the IPI database and that their songs are fully and accurately registered
    • Keeping up to date lists of writer members and their deal terms, and providing updates on “in progress” writer negotiations to the management team
    • Providing ongoing query management/being the first point of contact for all active AMRA writer members (including legacy members)
    • Communicating regularly with writer members to ensure their needs are being met and to identify any issues
    • Organising and minuting the Annual General Membership Meeting/Board Meetings and managing the vote for Writer/Publisher members to have seats on the AMRA Board
    • Negotiating/drafting inter-society agreements and managing other inter-society correspondence (including notifications of AMRA’s digital licences and AMRA repertoire changes) as required
    • Assisting the Head of Legal with digital licensing – this will include working with the Legal & Global Digital Licensing Manager to manage AMRA’s licences with the applicable DSPs, drafting of deal summaries and maintaining the team’s global DSP rate card
    • Assisting with other day-to-day legal matters that arise within the organisation both internally and externally
    • Otherwise assisting the Head of Legal and Global Digital Licensing, Legal & Global Digital Licensing Manager, COO and CEO as required

    WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Experienced paralegals or LPC graduates as well as newly qualified lawyers
    • Should be confident and have a friendly, outgoing personality so that they can interact positively with AMRA’s writer members but they should also be highly organised and detail orientated in order to accurately carry out the legal work involved
    • Some experience dealing with music industry legal agreements, preferably in a songwriter, music publishing or collection society setting would be ideal
    • A passion for music (and the digital music market) is essential

    PRESS 

    Kobalt-owned AMRA inks multi-territorial deal with Ole

    Kobalt Quietly Acquired AMRA To Launch Its Own Global Collection Group For Digital Music

    SPECIFICS

    • Based near Cannon Street / Monument / Bank, London EC4R 3TE
    • Working hours are 9.30am-6pm

    http://www.amra.com/

    To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@amra.com

  • Negotiating and drafting membership agreements (and any other associated legal documents, such as data waivers and NDAs) with potential AMRA writer members
  • Carrying out all necessary administration relating to the successful onboarding of new AMRA writer members, and managing payments
  • Liaising with appropriate internal members of the AMRA team to ensure that new AMRA writer members are correctly claimed on the IPI database and that their songs are fully and accurately registered
  • Keeping up to date lists of writer members and their deal terms, and providing updates on “in progress” writer negotiations to the management team
  • Providing ongoing query management/being the first point of contact for all active AMRA writer members (including legacy members)
  • Communicating regularly with writer members to ensure their needs are being met and to identify any issues
  • Organising and minuting the Annual General Membership Meeting/Board Meetings and managing the vote for Writer/Publisher members to have seats on the AMRA Board
  • Negotiating/drafting inter-society agreements and managing other inter-society correspondence (including notifications of AMRA’s digital licences and AMRA repertoire changes) as required
  • Assisting the Head of Legal with digital licensing – this will include working with the Legal & Global Digital Licensing Manager to manage AMRA’s licences with the applicable DSPs, drafting of deal summaries and maintaining the team’s global DSP rate card
  • Assisting with other day-to-day legal matters that arise within the organisation both internally and externally
  • Otherwise assisting the Head of Legal and Global Digital Licensing, Legal & Global Digital Licensing Manager, COO and CEO as required

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Experienced paralegals or LPC graduates as well as newly qualified lawyers
  • Should be confident and have a friendly, outgoing personality so that they can interact positively with AMRA’s writer members but they should also be highly organised and detail orientated in order to accurately carry out the legal work involved
  • Some experience dealing with music industry legal agreements, preferably in a songwriter, music publishing or collection society setting would be ideal
  • A passion for music (and the digital music market) is essential

PRESS 

Kobalt-owned AMRA inks multi-territorial deal with Ole

Kobalt Quietly Acquired AMRA To Launch Its Own Global Collection Group For Digital Music

SPECIFICS

  • Based near Cannon Street / Monument / Bank, London EC4R 3TE
  • Working hours are 9.30am-6pm

http://www.amra.com/

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@amra.com


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