Apple – Sync Licensing Manager, Music Publishing (US)

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Apple is seeking someone knowledgeable about music publishing rights to lead a process of researching composition ownership and attribution associated with sync licensing. This position is in the Global Music Publishing group and is based in Los Angeles.

Key Qualifications
  • A demonstrated ability working in licensing or contract administration roles within the music industry, ideally within music publishers, collecting societies and/or digital music services;
  • Familiarity with the music publishing landscape, including expertise in the rights held by songwriters and music publishers, the relationship between them, and how these rights sit in the production environment;
  • An unwavering attention to detail, paired with excellent partnership management and interpersonal skills;
  • Tenacious about accurate data, with concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of acquiring alignment across a broad range of partners;
  • The ability to work well in a challenging environment, with proven experience working on multi-faceted, international, large-scale, time-critical projects;
  • An independent self-starter who can co-ordinate a team working across a high volume of projects under tight timeframes;
  • Highly creative and critical thinking abilities and passion for music and the craft of songwriting.
  • You will be responsible for co-ordinating a dynamic team tasked with ensuring that Apple has accurate information to ensure sync licenses are in place.
  • Your remit will include managing processes and systems to enable your team to quickly respond to queries and scale to meet demand.
  • You’ll have to handle internal and external partners, and analyze, review, prioritize and resolve requests from various sources.
  • We’ll expect you to be meticulous in researching and recording of ownership information, and frequently audit the accuracy of your data.
Education & Experience

BA/BS degree in Business or related subject.

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