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Coordinator, Creative Music Strategy


Hollywood, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

Looking to continue your career at one the biggest media companies in the world? Then we might have an incredible opportunity for you! The Creative Music Strategy team is seeking a hardworking, organized, proactive and curious Coordinator to join us at ViacomCBS. Our ideal candidate will work with the VP and Senior Manager to manage the use of music within ViacomCBS content (MTV, VH1, BET, CMT, POPTV) from a creative licensing POV, working closely with Production, Development, Music Talent Department, Brand Creative, Digital and Social. Our Coordinator will have responsibility over music curation across the ViacomCBS music library and associated music administration processes.

We're looking for someone who is dynamic- one who is eager to learn, never satisfied with the status quo, brings suggestions and solutions to the table, understands the importance of minuscule details, and does all of the above and more in a vibrant and forward-thinking environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Drive the featured placement process from start to finish including oversight and management of the promotion of featured placements on air, on digital and across social, artist showcases and building new promotional opportunities across brands
• Source composers and give creative direction and approval on original custom music
• Music coordinate on various projects including gathering and labeling music files, conducting label and publishing research, maintaining licensing grids, and conducting library pulls
• Receive, vet and process all metadata for the ViacomCBS Music Library
• Maintain multiple tracking reports and advise status of metadata delivery to internal collaborators and library partners
• Assist in composer music delivery process; gather and approve all final music deliverables
• Analyze music data and provide reporting to support internal music initiatives
• Set up producers & editors with access to Viacom Music Library
• Assist VP & Sr. Manager with music library marketing materials
• Assist with additional music operations projects as needed

Basic Qualifications
• 3+ years' experience at an entertainment company, television network, production company, or music production studio, preferably in both a Music coordinator and licensing capacity in the television or film industry
• Established relationships within the licensing community including music publishers, record labels, managers, music supervisors and production companies
• Deep understanding of licensing music across all media platforms
• Comprehensive understanding of music and media industry needs and trends, including a general understanding of the legal issues that affect music rights
• Incredible music research and creative music supervision skills
• Understand the creative and practical needs of Music Supervisors, TV Producers and Composers and Artists, Record Labels, Music Publishers, PROs, Music Clearance, Music Agents and Music Administrators

Additional Qualifications
• Ability to effectively interact with a range of personalities and styles to establish and maintain relationships with various departments at ViacomCBS worldwide
• Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
• Ability to work well under pressure with many changing deadlines
• Be a proactive contributor who can work both independently and collaboratively to balance multiple priorities at a time
• Have phenomenal communication negotiation and interpersonal skills