At Warner Chappell Music (WCM), we shape the culture of songwriting and champion songs that resonate for generations by creating transformational opportunities for songwriters everywhere. Our people and culture are at the epicenter of our company, and we are looking for team members who share our service-orienteted mindset and have a passion for looking after our songwriters.
As the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), we're a collective band of music lovers, innovative connectors, and relentless supporters of our songwriters and catalog of iconic works. We lead with curiosity, collaborate across departments, borders, languages, and genres, and we're committed to delivering on the promises we make to each other and to our songwriters.
Job Title: Music Management Coordinator
A little bit about our team:
The synchronization licensing team is directly responsible for connecting our songwriters to creative music users in film, TV, advertising, video games, and merchandising. We look for innovative ways to pair songs with content that influences culture on a global level and enriches the lives of music lovers everywhere. To accomplish this, we work directly with our writers to better understand their goals and ambitions, and we customize our services and marketing approach accordingly. We're always looking for unique and interesting new ways to promote the extraordinary breadth & diversity of our catalogs.
If you love and know a lot about music both new and old, are highly organized and a critical listener, have extensive audio rights research and creative/administrative metadata tagging experience, and want to create game-changing opportunities for some of the best songwriters in the world, Warner Chappell's synchronization licensing team is the place for you. We pride ourselves on being the best creative partner and solution provider to all professional music users. If participating in and supporting these endeavors is what drives you, we want you on our team.
Here you'll get to:
• Influence our songwriters' success and provide a broader and more effective base of opportunities for their songs to grow an audience and generate revenue.
• Maintain a complete and data-accurate audio asset library for Warner Chappell's Global A&R, Sync, & Creative Services teams by sourcing audio associated with our copyrights from label partners.
• Attach accurate administrative and creative metadata to our songs such that recordings of them can be accessed quickly and efficiently for exploitation opportunities of all kinds (sync pitching, song plugging, strategic marketing, writer meetings, cover opportunities, etc.)
• Create pitch playlists curated for sync e-blasts (New Releases, Pre-releases, Catalog Focus, Lyric Theme-specific, etc.).
• Participate and advise in the planning & design process of new systems to manage and present audio assets related to our copyrights, both internal & external.
• You excel at project management, and love to create strong interdepartmental relationships such that assets and information can be centralized effectively.
• You strive to develop techniques and relationships (internal & external) for gathering necessary audio assets as thoroughly and affordably as possible (pre-releases, new releases, back catalog, cover versions, remixes/edits, multiple recordings of ''standards'', etc.) by networking with Warner Chappell staff and major/independent record labels, management, writers, etc.
• You thrive on researching ownership information (Label & Publishing) for recordings with certainty and obtaining copyright splits & co-publishing information in partnership with our A&R administration and copyright teams.
• You're comfortable managing a very high work volume, scheduled follow-ups, and a necessity for 100% accuracy in data entry.
• You're passionate about collaboration with our IT team to improve the tools & processes related to our asset management & delivery systems.
We'd love it if you also had:
• A background in basic Musicology, Popular Music History, & Music Business fundamentals.
• Provable previous experience with creative and administrative metadata tagging structures.
• Thorough working knowledge of historic and current label structures and ownership, and of public copyright research tools and databases (ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, etc.).
• Demonstrable research & networking skills related to audio asset gathering.
• Thorough working knowledge of audio editing, archiving, file conversion, digital watermarking, mastering software, and modern recording studio environments.
• Computer hardware & software skills related to general office administration and audio asset management, including project management tools like Monday.com
• A high degree of self-motivation, excellent communication & interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to process high volumes of data with speed and accuracy.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz63nn-35-172-111-71-42 in your application.