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Label Copy Coordinator

Sony Music

New York, NY 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 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 the Label Copy Coordinator:

What you'll do:
• Collaborate and liaison with various departments across the company such as A&R, Marketing, A&R Administration, Copyright, Creative, Video Production, and artist management teams to determine and gather your assigned artists' repertoire master recording songwriters, publishers, producers, performers, engineers, arrangers, samples, and various other credits. These credits all combine to make up each record's label copy.
• Responsible for compiling, inputting, confirming accuracy and proofreading label copy information for all assigned artists so that payments can be properly dispersed.
• Confirm Side Artist rights and accurate artist listing metadata for public-facing display and functionality on DSP partner platforms and within internal systems.
• Resolve discrepancies between label copy and master or artwork for all assigned artists.
• Transmit Vinyl/CD/Cassette, etc. physical configuration packaging copy to the art director for all assigned artists to meet scheduled release dates.
• Proofread art packaging files from Creative to ensure accurate copy on art file PDFs before they're transmitted to print vendors as part of physical configuration finished products.
• Liaison with IT for GRPS release planning and label copy system improvements and updates.
• Maintain label copy files for all assigned artists and provide accurate label copy to approved internal and external contacts.

Who you are:
• College graduate with 1-2 years of previous experience in the music industry preferred
• Calm, positive, while keeping a professional demeanor within a fast-paced environment
• Flexible in adapting and reprioritizing tasks
• Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of Microsoft 365 Suite (including Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat Reader, and familiarity using digital project management and issue tracking tools.
• Prior release planning, copyright, and/or A&R Admin experience at a record label is a plus.
• Additional skills/traits needed to succeed in this position include: organization, discretion, confidentiality, initiative, meticulous attention to detail and multi-tasking; ability to handle and work with all types of personalities; sensitivity to cultural differences; self-confidence; ability to excel in stressful and demanding situations; resourcefulness; ability to anticipate what's next and proactively work to solve any issues; strong work ethic; sense of humor; and being an excellent communicator and enthusiastic collaborator who works well with team members, external partners, artist teams, and senior management.

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

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.

New York Pay Range

$50,000 - $55,000 USD

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp2vzo-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $50,000 to $55,000 Per Year ($ USD)