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Director, Film & TV Licensing

Sony Music

Culver City, CA 06-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About Sony Music Entertainment

At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We've played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We've nurtured some of music's most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time.

Today, we work in more than 70 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we're committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship.

Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.

As Director, Film & Television Licensing, you will play a pivotal role in contributing to Columbia Records success through securing sync opportunities and maximizing revenue via strategic licensing initiatives. Your role represents a blend of creativity and negotiation with a passion for music and entertainment. This position is a unique opportunity to champion our incomparable roster within the realm of visual media.

What you'll do:
• Secure sync opportunities across film, television, sports, video games, apps and podcasts
• Creatively pitch frontline repertoire and lead negotiations for licensing clearances
• Develop and execute comprehensive artists plans to support new releases
• Synthesize industry trends to optimize opportunities and inform licensing strategies
• Collaborate with internal teams to ensure maximization of sync placements
• Proactively seek-out new business opportunities and partnerships

Who you are:
• You carry a proven track record in licensing with at least 7 years of applicable experience
• You embrace, support and inspire innovation through a creative and collaborative approach
• You maintain an extensive client/partner base and network within the sync community
• You possess strong negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to drive revenue
• You have a thoughtful, strategic mindset with an inclination to explore new ideas
• You are professional and respectful to colleagues, partners and artists

What we give you:
• You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to channel your passion every day
• A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork empowering you to bring your best
• An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
• Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition, and student loans
• Investment in your professional growth and development enabling you to thrive in our vibrant community.
• The space to accelerate progress, positively disrupt, and create what happens next
• Time off for a winter recess

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The anticipated annual base salary does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. 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.

California Pay Range

$100,000 - $110,000 USD

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d51m37-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $100,000 to $110,000 Per Year ($ USD)