Full Time Job

Coordinator, Clearance

Capitol Music Group

Santa Monica, CA 05-20-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
UMG West Coast Labels is comprised of Interscope Geffen A&M Music Group and Capitol Music Group (ICLG). ICLG's Business Affairs team is seeking a Coordinator who is very efficient and highly attuned to the smallest of details. The right candidate will also possess a strong sense of discretion and confidentiality and will ideally have experience in supporting a team within a Business Affairs or music licensing environment.

The position will perform a variety of duties, and the candidate for this job must be able to liaise with all levels of personnel and departments, to help assist with the release of music and videos by label artists. This position has a strong focus on clearances and problem solving, and doing the necessary work to help accomplish the goals of the label and its artists.

The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who possesses a strong ability to multi-task, works well under pressure with tight time deadlines, and has a passion for music. Prefer a candidate with at least 2-3 years of music licensing experience, who is looking to take the next step in their career by learning a lot, and doing a lot. This position is responsible for providing support to the ICLG Business & Legal Affairs team.

How you'll CREATE:
• Review incoming document deliveries and distribute accordingly.
• Track upcoming releases to identify potential clearance issues.
• Assist with and be part of the team ensuring that all necessary side-artist and sample clearances are obtained for the release of a song and/or video.
• Assist with getting all necessary paperwork for processing payments.
• Advise and assist on clearance rights and splits for compilations and master use synch licenses.
• Coordinate and participate on shared projects with all levels of staff.
• Keep detailed and organized information tracking chart.
• Other duties as assigned.

Bring your VIBE:
• 2-3 years experience within music, entertainment, or business legal affairs preferred.
• BA in business administration, music, or related degree preferred.
• Must thrive in a fast pace environment and able to work under limited supervision.
• Excellent computer and software skills.
• Excellent written, and verbal skills and outgoing/upbeat interpersonal skills.
• Highly dependable, proactive, and can be relied upon to complete tasks.
• Willingness to aggressively chase down information.
• Task oriented, detailed oriented and able to multitask in a team environment while in high pressure, time sensitive situations.

Perks Playlist:
• Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit
• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:
• 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services
• Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)
• A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants
• Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
• 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation
• Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:
• Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees
• 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees
• 2-weeks paid Winter Break
• 10 Company Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)
• Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)
• Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Check out our full overview of benefits on the Perks Playlist page of the career site.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an E-Verify employer in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah.


Job Category:
Synch & Licensing

Salary Range:
$45,003 - $85,910

The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1m230-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $720.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Capitol Music Group

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